Cardiology

Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program

Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program

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Three from the DOM have been selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of the Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Office of Women in Science and Medicine. A group of 12 women faculty from different departments across Hopkins will begin the program in 2018 to expand even further(...)

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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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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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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Professor: Associate Professor: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Michelle Eakin, Pulmonary Shaker Eid, CIMS Hans Lee, Pulmonary Mark Marzinke, Clinical Pharmacology Esther Oh, Geriatrics Assistant Professor: Andrew Braun, Pulmonary Emily Brigham, Pulmonary Laura Cappelli, Rheumatology Daniel Goldman, Rheumatology Ryan Graddy, Chemical Dependence Ya-Chi Ho, ID John(...)

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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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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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Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum Call for Abstracts

Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum Call for Abstracts

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I am delighted to invite your cardiovascular fellows and young faculty researchers to apply to attend the 13th Annual Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum (NCYIF), which will take place at the Warwick Allerton Hotel - Chicago from October 12-15, 2017. This Forum is a unique educational opportunity designed specifically for Young Investigators conducting basic or(...)

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