Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell biology
News from 2012:
- NIH/NIGMS P30 award to Roger Markwald, 1P30GM103342-01, SC COBRE for Developmentally Based Cardiovascular Diseases. Project Period: 8/1/12 - 4/30/17.
- NIH/NHLBI R01 award to Roger Markwald, 2R01HL033756-28A1, Mucopolysaccharide Metabolism in Congenital Cardiac Anomalies. Project Period: 6/19/12 - 5/31/16.
- Phizer research award to Bryan Toole: Evaluation of Hyaluronic Acid Dys-Regulation as the Driving Mechanism Behind the Apparent Increase in Cancers Seen with an SGLT2 Inhibitor, Project started 5/1/12.
- SC EPSCOR research award to Christi Kern, Investigation into the Progression of Myxomatous Valve Disease Using a Microarray Approach, Project started 7/1/12.
- Clemson/AHA research award to Rick Visconti, Controlled Assembly of Janus Magnetic Spheroids for the Fabrication and Maturation of Linear Blood Vessels, Project started 7/1/12.
- NSF/SC EPSCOR/IDeA research award to W. Scott Argraves, Identification of Factors for Accelerated Elastin Assembly in Vascular Constructs, Project started 10/1/12.
- NSF/SC EPSCOR/IDeA research award to Chris Drake, Evaluation of the SMC and EC Potential of Human Adipose Stem Cells, Project started 10/1/12.
- NSF/SC EPSCOR/IDeA research award to Mike Yost, Execution of the Bioprinted Tube Project, Project started 10/1/12.
- AHA Beginning Grant-in-Aid to Dr. Kyu-Ho Lee Nkx2.5 as a Nexus for Outflow Tract Morphogenic Signals: Integration of BMP and FGF Transcriptional Response Elements (7/1/2012-6/30/2014)
- AHA Predoctoral Fellowship to Marie Lockhart The Role of BMP Signalling in Epicardial Development (7/2012-6/2014)
- Dr. Thierry Bacro (Dental Gross Anatomy Course Director) was awarded the Outstanding Basic Science Professor of 2012 by the MUSC Dental students, and was also runner-up for the Medical School Spring 2012 Faculty Excellence award for Teaching.
- Haley Buff Lindner won the Junior Investigator Award at the Wound Healing Society meeting in Atlanta (2012) pGlcNAc Nanofibers Stimulate A Scarless Wound Healing Program
- Matthew Berger won an Award of Merit at the College of Charlestons School of Science and Mathematics 24th Annual Scientific Research Poster Session The Accumulation of Proteoglycans Contributes to Myxomatous Valve Disease in the ADAMTS5 Mouse Model
- R21 Grant awarded to Kelley M. Argraves and Sinai Zyblewski (Co-PIs) R21 HL109829 "S1P Deficiency Prolongs Endothelial Barrier Recovery After Fontan Operation" Project Period: 04/01/2012 - 03/31/2014
- Dept of Medicine Research Day Award (1/19/2012) Brett S. Harris won First Place in the Basic Junior Faculty category ($1000) for Poster: "Remodeling of the Peripheral Cardiac Conduction System in Response to Pressure-Overload"
- Dept of Medicine Research Day Award (1/19/2012) David P. Lebel, Meghan K. Anderson, and Titus Reaves won First Place in the Medical Student category ($1000) for Poster: "The Role of Tissue Transglutaminase 2 in the modulation of polymorphonuclear Leukocyte Function"