CMCP Congratulates Three American Heart Association Fellowship Winners!

May 11, 2018 by jcn6f@virginia.edu

CMCP faculty members, Dr. Swapnil Sonkusare and Dr. Lukas Tamm, have the pleasure to announce winners of prestigious American Heart Association Fellowships.

From the Sonkusare Lab, Dr. Kwangseok Hong, received his AHA postdoctoral fellowship for his work on “Obesity-induced impairment of endothelial TRPV4 channel function”.

Also from the Sonkusare Lab, Graduate student, Corina Marziano, has been awarded an AHA predoctoral fellowship. The title of Corina’s AHA predoctoral fellowship is “Novel purinergic receptor-TRPV4 signaling in small pulmonary arteries”.

In the Tamm Lab, Dr. Raghu Sanganna Gari has been awarded an AHA postdoctoral fellowship for his work on “Molecular level characterization of conformational changes in TRPV2 channel triggered by therapeutic agents and lipids.” He will be working on this project with Dr. Simon Scheuring at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

Dr. Swapnil Sonkusare with (left) Corina Marziano and (right) Kwangseok Hong

Dr. Lukas Tamm with AHA postdoctoral fellowship awardee Raghu Sanganna Gari

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