NEWS

  • Patrick Chan, MD (PGY6) received an NIH F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (2017-2019)

  • Leonid Emerel, MD (PGY4) received a Clinician Scientist Training Program Grant from the American Heart Association (2017-2019)

  • Lauren Huckaby, MD received the Nina Starr Braunwald Research Fellowship Award from the Thoracic Surgery Foundation (2017-2019)

  • Marie Billaud, PhD received the Top Poster Award at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery’s 2017 Research Symposium

  • Dr. Patrick Chan received a TSDA Resident-in-Training Exam Recognition Award from the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Dr. Leonid Emerel received a TSDA Resident-in-Training Exam Recognition Award from the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Welcome Dr. Lauren Huckaby to the lab as a new post-doctoral research fellow!

  • Dr. Marie Billaud speaks with Regenerative Medicine Today Podcast #163

  • Dr. George Fercana receives Travel Awards from the 2016 Post-doctoral Association Data and Dine Symposium and the 2015-2016 Bridgeside Research Forum

  • Dr. Julie Phillippi received an R56 “Bridge Award” from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute “Engineered neovascularization of vasa vasorum”
    Project period: 9/15/2015-8/31/2016
    Total award: $612,830

  • Dr. Marie Billaud receives Travel Award from the 2015 Post-doctoral Association Data and Dine Symposium

  • Juli Buchwald is awarded an American Heart Association SURP Fellowship with the Vascular Medicine Institute to perform her research with Drs Gleason and Phillippi

  • Sarah Duplaga is awarded a University of Pittsburgh Brackenridge Summer Fellowship to perform her research with Drs Gleason and Phillippi

  • Dr. Thomas Gleason was promoted to Ronald V. Pellegrini Endowed Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Gleason was also named Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, effective January 1, 2015

  • Dr. Julie Phillippi was appointed Associate Editor with the Science family of journals Science Advances

  • Dr. Marie Billaud received Travel Award from the Bridgeside Research Forum for her presentation ““Expression Profile of Superoxide Dismutases and NADPH Oxidases Varies with Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm”

  • UPMC Promotional Video featuring Dr. Gleason:
  • Dr. Julie Phillippi speaks with Regenerative Medicine Today Podcast #138

  • Drs Julie Phillippi, Marie Billaud and Mary Kotlarczyk attended the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA November 19-23, 2014 and gave the following presentations:
      Phillippi, JA, Green, BR, Kotlarczyk, MP, Hermmann, RM, Billaud, M, Hill, JC, Murugesan, V, Cardounel, AJ, Cantu-Medellin, N, Kelley, EE, and Gleason, TG. Superoxide Generation and Oxidative Tissue Damage in Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Associated Aortopathy. Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Annual Meeting, November 19-23, 2014. Seattle, WA. Podium presentation
      Billaud, M, Phillippi, JA and Gleason, TG. Expression profile of superoxide dismutases and NADPH Oxidases Varies with Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm. Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Annual Meeting, November 19-23, 2014. Seattle, WA. Poster presentation
      Kotlarczyk, MP, Kelley, EE, Shiva, S, Phillippi, JA and Gleason, TG. Upregulation of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Associated with Bicuspid Aortic Valve. Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Annual Meeting, November 19-23, 2014. Seattle, WA. Poster presentation

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    Updated 05-Jul-2017