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    Recent awards

    AHA Council on Hypertension scientific award winners

    • Council on Hypertension Conference New Investigator Award
      • Lorena Amaral, PhD
      • Denise Cornelius, PhD
    • Kidney Council New Investigator Award
      • Fan Fan, MD
    • Top Trainee Oral Abstracts/Hypertension Early Career Award Competition
      • Ellen Gillis, MS

    Trainee awards received at EB2014

    • Kasi McPherson - 1st place in Trainee Highlights in Physiological Genomics Symposium - Initial characterization of leptin receptor knockout Dahl salt-sensitive rats. Kasi McPherson, Tiffani N. White, Ashley Johnson, Aron M. Geurts, Howard J. Jacob, Michael R. Garrett, Jan M. Williams
    • Lorena Amaral - Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section Research Distinction Award - Progesterone supplementation improves blood pressure and uterine artery resistance and hypoxia-stimulated placental cytokines during pregnancy. Lorena M. Amaral, Luissa Kipprono, Kedra Wallace, Krystal Frazier, Janae Moseley, James N. Martin, Babbette LaMarca
    • Denise Cornelius - Steven M. Horvath Professional Opportunity Award - Normal pregnant T regs inhibit pathophysiology associated with hypertension in response to reduced uterine perfusion pressure in pregnant rats .  Denise C. Cornelius, Kedra Wallace, Ashlyn C. Harmon, Adrienne Paige, Janae Moseley, Babbette LaMarca
    • Ashlyn Harmon - Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section Predoctoral Research Recognition Award Finalist- IL-10 supplementation suppressed hypertension and inflammation in response to placental ischemia during pregnancy .  Ashlyn C. Harmon, Adrienne Paige, Denise Cornelius, Kedra Wallace, Alexia Thomas, Jeremy Scott, Janae Moseley, Babbette LaMarca
    • Jessica Faulker - APS Caroline tum Suden / Frances A Hellebrandt Award - Upregulation of GPR50 in a white adipose depot of diet-induced obese mice requires intact leptin signaling.  Jessica Faulkner, Jessica Gomolak, John Hall, Michael Garrett, Sean P. Didion
    • Ellen Gillis - APS Physiologists in Industry Novel Disease Model Award - The Dahl S rat on normal salt diet is a spontaneous model of preeclampsia. Ellen E. Gillis, Jennifer N. Mooney, Jan M. Williams, Michael R. Garrett, Jennifer M. Sasser
    • Denisha Spires - (undergraduate with Jan Williams) - APS Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STRIDE) Fellowship - http://www.the-aps.org/mm/Education/Minority-Program/Educational-Projects/STRIDE

    Faculty and postdoctoral fellows

    • Dr. Ying Ge received a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association for her research entitled, "Deficiency in the formation of 20-HETE in renal vasculature impairs both the myogenic & TGF responses in Dahl S rat." Dr. Ge is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.