The Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine is pleased to announce the 2011 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 meeting in Washington DC this month. 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. Thirty-seven applications were received and the following seven awardees were selected:
The Burton E. Sobel Young Investigator Awardee:
Adam Goodwill, West Virginia University
"Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Contributes to Vascular Dysfunction and Skeletal Muscle Microvascular Rarefaction in the Obese Zucker Rat"
The Charles A. Blake Young Investigator Awardee:
Sumit Kar, University of Nebraska Medical Center
"Central Ang-(1-7) Reduces Sympathetic Nerve Activity in Conscious Rabbits with Heart Failure"
The Kenneth L. Barker Young Investigator Awardee:
Joshua K. Meisner, University of Virginia
"MMP9 from Bone Marrow-Derived Cells Regulates Arteriogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Regeneration in a Hindlimb Ischemia Model"
2011 Young Investigator Awardees:
Terrence Hubert, Temple University
"rhCC10 Treatment Modulates the Pro an Anti-Inflammatory Profile in the Immature Lung"
Luke B. Potts, Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine
"Selective Activation of ROCK2 Isoform Contributes to Vasomotor Regulation of Retinal Arterioles"
Madhan Subramanian, Michigan State University
"Chronic Estradiol-17 (E2) Exposure Increases the Expression of Cytokine and Chemokine Genes in the Rostral Ventro Lateral Medulla (RVLM)"
Zhen Wang, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
"Even Delayed Targeting of Reactive Oxygen Species/Oxidative Stress Protects the Renal Microcirculation during Sepsis-Induced Renal Injury in Mice"
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