Awards Received

O’Rourke Gives Keith Reimer Distinguished Lecture

O’Rourke Gives Keith Reimer Distinguished Lecture

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Brian O'Rourke, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was selected to give the Keith Reimer Distinguished Lecture at the European Section of the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) in Hamburg, Germany last month. His lecture entitled "Life on the Edge: Mitochondria Emergence, and Heart Disease" honored the memory of the former ISHR president who made major scientific contributions to(...)

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Fingerhood Recieves Health Equity Leadership Award

Fingerhood Recieves Health Equity Leadership Award

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Michael Fingerhood, associate professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence, received the Baltimore City Health Equity Leadership Award from Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen at the Healthy Baltimore 2020 Community Conversation on Tuesday, July 25. He was recognized as an individual who serves as a tireless champion leading the way to ensure the health and well-being of the(...)

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Mesubi Named Finalist for Young Investigator Award

Mesubi Named Finalist for Young Investigator Award

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Olurotimi Mesubi, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, has been named a finalist for the 2017 BCVS Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award from the American Heart Association's Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences for his abstract "CaMKII Oxidation Causes Increased Atrial Fibrillation in Diabetic Mice." He will present his abstract at the Scientific Session in California(...)

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Kass Receives Peter Harris Award

Kass Receives Peter Harris Award

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David Kass, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recently awarded the 2018 Peter Harris Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Society for Heart Research in recognition of his lifetime contributions of major discoveries to cardiovascular science. He will be presented with the award next August in Brisbane at the 2018 Australasian Section meeting where he(...)

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Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

Members of the DOM Win High Value Practice Awards

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Several members of the DOM will participate in the inaugural National Research Conference of the High Value Practice Academic Alliance on October 8-9 where faculty and housestaff from Hopkins will present 25 abstracts, more than any other institution. Two abstracts involving members of the DOM (in bold) won awards: Amit Pahwa, Calvin Kagan, Leonard Feldman, Tim Niessen,(...)

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Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

Grisham, Michell and Williams Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Sara Grisham, Deborah Michell and Kim Williams who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Sara Grisham serves a dual role as administrative coordinator for the Division of Molecular Medicine as well as the Center for Epigenetics. While fairly new to the department, she has had a lasting impact on both(...)

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Brodsky Receives Service Star Award

Brodsky Receives Service Star Award

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Robert Brodsky, professor in the Division of Hematology, was recently selected to receive a Service Star Award from Johns Hopkins Medicine Service Excellence based on a glowing recommendation from the family of one of his patients. See below for a passage from the letter. He will be honored in a ceremony in July. "As I am sure you know,(...)

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Schmidt Receives AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

Schmidt Receives AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

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William Schmidt, research fellow in the Division of Cardiology, was recently named the recipient of a two-year fellowship from the American Heart Association. With the help of faculty mentor Anthony Cammarato, assistant professor in Cardiology, and his lab, Will aims to uncover novel molecular mechanisms that regulate striated muscle contraction, and in particular cardiac contraction, so as to(...)

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Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

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Gary Wand, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, received two new  five-year grant awards from the National Institutes of Health. The first project is a U01 where he will be studying glucocorticoid exposure on measures of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) connectivity in the central nervous system. The second project is a R01 entitled PET(...)

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Recap of the Cardiovascular Research Retreat

Recap of the Cardiovascular Research Retreat

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The 8th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat organized by David Kass, director of the Institute of CardioScience took place on Friday, May 19 with lectures on cutting-edge cardiovascular disease science. Featured speakers included Zoltan Arany, MD, PhD, from University of Pennsylvania, Samia Mora, MD, MHS from Harvard Medical School, as well as Narutoshi Hibino, MD, PhD and Douglas(...)

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