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 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08) Recipients

Luke P. Brewster, MD, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
Project title: Molecular Mechanism of Disturbed Flow in Arterial Stiffening

Katherine A. Gallagher, MD
University of Michigan
Project Title: Epigenetic Changes in Bone Marrow Progenitor Cells Impair Diabetic Wound Healing

Ulka Sachdev, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Project Title: The role of HMGB-1 and innate immune receptors in promoting angiogenesis after ischemic injury

Phillip P. Goodney, MD
Dartmouth Medical School
Project Title: Understanding Variation in Treatment Intensity with Lower Extremity PAD

2009 - 2014
Matthew J. Eagleton, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Project Title: Aortic Aneurysm Formation: Mechanisms of Oxidative Stress-Induced MMP Expression

2009 - 2014
Christopher L. Skelly, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center 
Project Title: Herpes Simplex Virus Therapy for the Treatment of Neointimal Hyperplasia

2008 - 2013
Heitham T. Hassoun, MD
The Methodist Hospital Physician Organization & DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Project Title: Kidney-Lung Interactions During Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

2007 - 2012
John A. Curci, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
Project Title: Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells and Elastolysis in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

2006 - 2011
Alan Dardik, MD
Yale University
Project Title: Flow Responses to Carotid Angioplasty

2006 - 2011
Melina R. Kibbe, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Project Title: Nitric Oxide Eluting Therapies for Vascular Surgery

2005 - 2010
Paul J. DiMuzio, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
Project Title: A Tissue-engineered, Small-diameter Vascular Graft

2005 - 2010
Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Project Title: Mitochondriopathy of Chronically Ischemic Muscle

Posted June 2014

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