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    Recognitions

     LaMarca and Sasser.jpgDr. Babbette LaMarca and Dr. Jennifer Sasser:
    Trying to Curtail Preeclampsia

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    Recent awards

    Dr. Mark W. Cunningham, Postdoctoral Fellow, poses with his mentor, Dr. Babbette Lamarca, after receiving the Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Postdoctoral Research Distinction Award at the 2016 Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego, Calif.
    Dr. Mark W. Cunningham, Postdoctoral Fellow, poses with his mentor, Dr. Babbette Lamarca, after receiving the Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Postdoctoral Research Distinction Award at the 2016 Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego, Calif.

    Award Winner, 2016 Experimental Biology Meeting, April 2-6, 2016

    • Dr. Mark W. Cunningham, Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Postdoctoral Research Distinction Award  

    Award winner, 16th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference, March 13-16, 2016

    • NIH/NIEHS Travel Award
      • Dr. Fan Fan, "Functional variants of CYP4A11 and CYP4F2 are associated with cognitive impairments in elderly hypertensive patients"

    Award winners, School of Graduate Studies Research Day, Oct. 23, 2015

    • Postdoctoral Poster Presentation
      • Dr. Mark Cunningham
    • Predoctoral Poster Presentation Award
      • Tarek Ibrahim

    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.