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 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08) Recipients


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


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


Phillip P. Goodney, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Dartmouth Medical School
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Project Title: Understanding Variation in Treatment Intensity with Lower Extremity PAD

2009 - 2014

Matthew J. Eagleton, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Project Title: Aortic Aneurysm Formation: Mechanisms of Oxidative Stress-Induced MMP Expression

2009 - 2014

Christopher L. Skelly, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Vascular Research
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Project Title: Herpes Simplex Virus Therapy for the Treatment of Neointimal Hyperplasia

2008 - 2013

Heitham T. Hassoun, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery
The Methodist Hospital Physician Organization & DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston, Texas
Project Title: Kidney-Lung Interactions During Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

2007 - 2012

John A. Curci, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Project Title: Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells and Elastolysis in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

2006 - 2011

Alan Dardik, MD
Assistant Professor
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Project Title: Flow Responses to Carotid Angioplasty

2006 - 2011

Melina R. Kibbe, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Project Title: Nitric Oxide Eluting Therapies for Vascular Surgery

2005 - 2010

Paul J. DiMuzio, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Project Title: A Tissue-engineered, Small-diameter Vascular Graft

2005 - 2010

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

Posted June 2012

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