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 Society for Vascular Surgery® Presents Resident Research Prize to Clay C. Quint, MD, PhD, of Cleveland Clinic

June 24, 2011     Contact: Sue Crosson-Knutson      312-334-2311        scknutson@vascularsociety.org

CHICAGO – The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) presented the 2011 Resident Research Prize of $5,000 to Clay C. Quint, MD, PhD, of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine in Ohio. The prize includes a one-year subscription to the Journal of Vascular Surgery®.

Dr. Quint is a member of the Department of Vascular Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr.

Quint’s presentation at the Vascular Annual Meeting® held June 16-18, 2011 in Chicago was entitled, Decellularized Human Tissue Engineered Vessel as an Arterial Conduit.

The Resident Research Prize is intended to motivate new physicians to pursue vascular research. The prize recipient is invited to present his/her research results at the Society for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Annual Meeting in June. The next Vascular Annual Meeting will be held June 7-9, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

To be eligible for the prize, the resident must be enrolled in a training program in the United States or Canada, be sponsored by a SVS member and be participating in original or experimental research.
 
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