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Summer of Success for LHI's Jop Van Berlo

van Berlo Awarded $250k grant from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota
In June, 2017, Dr. van Berlo was awarded a $249,000 grant from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota (RMM) for his research project, "Identification of novel regulators of heart regeneration." According to RMM, "Dr. van Berlo’s research aims to help children born with heart disease. He is researching the triggers that can increase cardiac muscle after birth, giving children a better chance for a healthy life."
van Berlo discusses his research and this award in this video: 

van Berlo featured at BCVS 2017
Dr. Jop van Berlo interviewed participants on several topics at the AHA's Basic Cardiovascular Sciences conference in July of 2017.

Causal Role of Oxidized Lipids in Pulmonary Hypertension Development
"Causal Role of Oxidized Lipids in Pulmonary Hypertension Development"
AHA Science News, July 11, 2017 

Live Cell Imaging Reveals 2 Microdomains of Beta1 adrenoreceptor Signaling
"Live Cell Imaging Reveals 2 Microdomains of Beta1 adrenoreceptor Signaling"
AHA Science News, July 10, 2017

BCVS17: Early Career "Next Best Thing" Session
"BCVS17: Early Career 'Next Best Thing' Session"
AHA Science News, July 10, 2017

 

Robert Bache to receive 2017 Diehl Award

Robert BacheDr. Robert Bache, recently honored for his 41 years of service to the University of Minnesota, will receive the 2017 Harold S. Diehl Award. This prestigious lifetime award was established in 1962 and is granted to individuals who have made outstanding professional contributions to the Medical School, the University, and the community.

To be nominated for the Diehl award, one should have graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, made outstanding contributions to the University of Minnesota Medical School, the University, alumni, and the community, and have significant experience in the field of medical service or a related field. Nominees should not be currently employed in an academic capacity.

Dr. Bache will receive the award at a banquet on October 12 at the McNamara Alumni Center.

Jop van Berlo Awarded King Assistant Professorship

Jop van BerloJop van Berlo, M.D., Ph.D has been awarded the Lois and Richard King Assistant Professorship in the Department of Medicine. This position is awarded based on scholarly inquiry and academic success in basic science research. It has been established to honor and recognize the achievements of Lois and Richard King, M.D., and to attract and retain an outstanding faculty member at the level of assistant professor in the tenure-track or research track (*pre-tenure) within the Department of Medicine, doing basic science research. The award is $50,000/year until the holder is promoted to associate professor.

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