Featured in today’s UKNOW:
Last Friday, more than 200 faculty, staff and trainees from across the nation attended the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute’s Cardiovascular Research Day, to highlight the latest research in cardiovascular health.
L to R: Brooke Ahern, Ph.D. Student, Department of Physiology; Alan Daugherty, Ph.D., D.Sc., Saha Cardiovascular Research Center; Hsuan Peng, Ph.D. Student, Pharmacology, Jaqueline Leachman, Ph.D. Student, Nutritional Sciences.
DPNS had a strong showing, with several students and postdocs who took home awards. Congratulations!
- Outstanding Graduate Student Poster Presentation “The Deneys van der Westhuyzen Award”: Hsuan Peng (2nd year Pharmacology PhD student in the Abdel-Latif Lab)
- Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow Poster Presentation “The Stewart Whitman Award”: Yasir Al-Siraj (Post-Doctoral Scholar in the Cassis Lab)
- Outstanding Graduate Student Poster Presentation – 3rd place: Jacqueline Leachman (2nd year Nutritional Sciences PhD student in the Loria Lab)
The 22nd Gill Heart & Vascular Institute Cardiovascular Research Day will be held on Sept. 20, 2019 in the University of Kentucky's Bill Gatton Student Center.