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Dr. Ravindra Sharma Receives New Investigator Award

Dr. Ravindra Sharma is a post-doctoral research associate in Prof. Mohan Raizada’s lab. Recently, Dr. Sharma has received New Investigator Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) in Council on Hypertension Meeting 2018 at Chicago, IL. He was also invited to give a talk on his work entitled “protective…

Recent Awards for Dr. Aline C. Oliveira

Dr. Aline C. Oliveira, a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Mohan Raizada’s lab, recently received a number of awards.  Recently, Dr. Oliveira was invited by the American Physiology Society (APS) to give an oral presentation at their annual Experimental Biology meeting in 2018 describing the significant correlation between the number…

Lance Riley Receives Young Investigator Award

Lance Riley, PhD student in Dr. Karyn Esser’s lab, has received the Young Investigator Award for his presentation entitled, “The muscle clock regulates titin splicing and sarcomere length,” at the 47th European Muscle Conference in Budapest, Hungary August 30-September 3, 2018. This prize was awarded to the best oral presentation…

Congratulations to Dr. Kasahara!

Dr. Hideko Kasahara has been recognized as an Exemplary Teacher by the UF College of Medicine.  The college appreciates her contributions toward our educational mission.

Congratulations to Dr. Seungbum Kim!

Seungbum Kim, Ph.D., has received a travel award from the Council on Hypertension for his presentation entitled, “Plasma zonulin, along with a unique gut microbiome profile, are potential predictors of systolic blood pressure in humans,” at the Hypertension 2017 Scientific Session in San Francisco, Sep.14-17, 2017. This award is given…

Congratulations to Dr. Elaine Sumners!

Elaine Richards Sumners, Ph.D., was invited to present a talk at the Hypertension 2017 Conference of the American Heart Association.  The topic of her talk was “Gut microbiome and the brain: Implications for hypertension therapeutics.” Here is the link to a brief video where Elaine describes the research (https://youtu.be/NDwA2O8HpU4).

Congratulations to Lance Riley!

Lance Riley, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Karyn Esser, has been awarded an F31 fellowship by the National Institutes of Health. Lance’s research area involves circadian rhythms, the molecular clock and titin expression in skeletal muscle.  Titin is a protein that acts as a molecular spring…