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Research In The News . . .
Compound designed to treat bone diseases shows unexpected
benefit for removing cholesterol from atherosclerotic lesions.
Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Maureen Farrell, a Research Summer Student in Dr. Dawood Darbar's lab, presented her poster on "Validation of a Common Genetic Marker on Chromosome 4q22 Associated with Lethal Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients with Heart Failure" at the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy poster session on August 5, 2011. Maureen will be a Senior attending Virginia Tech this fall.
"Young Clinician Scientist
The Southern Section-American Federation for Medical Research (SAFMR) and the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) Young Clinician Scientist Research Award
New Orleans, Louisiana
February 17 - 19, 2011
E.Kasasbeh and J Cleator, Nashville, TN. Vanderbilt University SAFMR/SSCI Trainee
- "Serial Observations and Mutational Analysis of an Adoptee with Family History of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy"
Bronwyn Harris, Jean P. Pfotenhauer, Cheri A. Silverstein, Larry W. Markham, Kim Schafer, Vernat J. Exil, and Charles C. Hong
- "Human Cardiomyopathy mutations induce myocyte hyperplasia and activate hypertrophic pathways during cardiogenesis in zebrabish"
JasonR. Becker, Rahul C. Deo, Andreas A. Werdich, Daniela Panakova, Shannon Coy and Calum A. MacRae.