Vascular Biology Center

Cardiovascular Diseases... Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Stroke, Hypertension, Diabetes...

All are on the rise in the United States and, with the increasing prevalence of obesity and diabetes, have been described as an epidemic.  Did you know that in 2013 the leading cause of death was cardiovascular disease?  This affects us all.  People either have heart disease, will get heart disease, or know someone who has heart disease. The demand is high for a greater understanding of how cardiovascular disease develops and for new and better treatments.  This is the mission of the Vascular Biology Center.  We have brought together an internationally recognized team of experts determined to make breakthroughs in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.  Our field is developing rapidly, our science is critical, not only for the health of our country, but the rest of the world.

SPOTLIGHT


Heart 
Huabo Su, PhD, Recieves Award

Dr. Huabo Su presented his research at the 2nd ACRE/APS Symposium and received the Outstanding Junior Faculty Award. The symposium was held at the site of 2015 AHA BCVS, New Orleans, LA on July 12, 2015.

Certificate Dr. Su

PTSD and heart disease
Award goes to Joyce N. Gonzales, MD

Dr. Gonzales, Assistant Professor in the Vascular Biology Center and in the Department of Medicine is the NHLBI Hemoglobinopathy Translational Research Skills Core Program Awardee.  
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Potential therapeutic roll of 2-O, 3-O desulfated heparin in acute chest syndrome"

Neal Weintraub, PhD 
Neal L. Weintraub, MD Awarded

Basic Science Research Award goes to
Neal L. Weintraub, MD
Department of Medicine

Il-man Kim 
Congratulations to Il-man Kim, PhD

Dr. Kim receives Emerging Scientist Award!
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

NEWS


Esraa Shosha

Esraa Shosha

AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

Yiming Xu

Yiming Xu, PhD.

ATVB 2015 Poster Presentation in
TOP 10 Percent!

Shirley Li

Shirley Li
Student

Best Journal Club Presentation Awardee

Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer Thompson
Postdoctoral Fellow

American Heart Association Greater Southeast Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowship Winter 2015 Awardee

and
Best Journal Club Presentation Awardee

RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES


September 2

Shaoyong Su, PhD
GRU

September 9

Aldrin Gomes, PhD
University of California

September 16 John W Calvert, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
September 23

Annarosa Leri, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

September 30

Arshed Ali Quyyumi, MD
Emory University School of Medicine

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