SEBM is pleased to announce the 2010 winners of the Young Investigator Award. This is a $500 travel grant for undergraduate/ graduate students and/or individuals within 5 years of receiving doctoral degrees who are members of the Society to attend the Experimental Biology 2010 meeting in Anaheim in April 2010. Candidates submitted abstracts of their research work which were evaluated by a committee on the basis of originality and importance in the field, organization and presentation of the data and the candidate's level of training and contribution to the work. Twenty two applications were received and the following seven awardees were selected:
Matthew J. Durand, Medical College of Wisconsin
"Introgression of the Brown Norway Renin Gene onto the Dahl Salt Sensitive Genetic Background Restores Endothelium-Dependent Vascular Relaxation by Reducing Oxidative Stress in the Cerebral Vasculature"
Lucas W. Meuchel, Mayo Clinic
"Neurotrophins Induce Nitric Oxide Generation in Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells"
Natasha Moningka, University of Florida - Gainesville "Impact of 12 wks Exercise on Renal Nitric Oxide and Antioxidant Status: A Strain Difference Comparison"
Alex Moore, University of Missouri
"Functional Adrenoreceptor Distribution in Arteriolar Networks of Mouse Gluteus Maximus Muscle"
Praveen Shukla, North Dakota State University "Melatonin Inhibits NO-induced cGMP Accumulation by Increasing PDE5 Phosphorylation in Coronary Arteries"
Meera Sridharan, Saint Louis University
"Pannexin 1 (PANX1) is a Conduit for ATP Released from Human Red Blood Cells (RBCs) Exposed to Low Oxygen Tension"
Brandi M. Wynne, Medical College of Georgia
"Nitroxyl Anion Mediates Vasorelaxation in Salt-Loaded AngII Hypertensive Mesenteric Arteries"
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