http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/ The latest news from the University of Virginia Cardiovascular Research Center Wed, 09 Feb 2011 13:00:00 GMT en-us http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle32.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle32.cfm Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:15:00 GMT On Wednesday November 30th, 2011 the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center took part in the Charlottesville Toy Lift for 2011. In the spirit of giving, the CVRC raised dozens of toys to be distributed to children at Christmas... http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle31.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle31.cfm Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:30:00 GMT On Tuesday October 18th, 2011 the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center hosted its Annual Robert M. Berne Distinguished Lecture and welcomed renowned researcher Peter Libby, M.D for his presentation entitled Inflammation: The Alpha and Omega of Atherosclerosis. This lecture mark the 21st consecutive year of Berne lectures originating under Dr. Brian Duling in 1990... http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle30.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle30.cfm Mon, 17 Oct 2011 11:30:00 GMT CVRC Principle Investigator, Dr. Brian Wamhoff , will be awarded the Rhodes College Distinguished Alumnus Award on Oct. 22nd at the collegeâ€™s 2011 homecoming and reunion weekend... http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle29.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle29.cfm Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:30:00 GMT On September 21st, 2011, employees of the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) teamed up with the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Health and Safety to volunteer at the Kluge Childrenâ€™s Rehabilitation Center (KCRC). The KCRC provides extensive support to children with specific therapy or rehabilitation needs. The center extends its services to newborns through 18 year old young adults. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle28.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle28.cfm Tue, 23 Aug 2011 13:30:00 GMT Marie Billaud (UVA), Alexander Lohman (UVA), Adam Straub (UVA), Robin Loft-Wilson, Scott Johnstone (UVA), Christina Araj, Angela Best-Campbell (UVA), Faraaz Chekeni (UVA), Kodi Ravichandran (UVA), Silvia Penuela, Dale Laird, and Dr. Brant Isaksonâ€™s (UVA) research was featured on the cover of the June 24th, 2011 issue of Circulation Research! http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle27.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle27.cfm Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:30:00 GMT Pressure overload Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH) is characterized by a shift away from fatty-acid oxidation to glucose metabolism. Identification of these metabolic changes may allow early detection of pre-structural changes and allow more aggressive therapy with agents known to regress hypertrophy, such as ACE-inhibitors, to arrest progressive cardiac myocyte remodeling before structural LVH has occurred. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle26.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle26.cfm Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:15:00 GMT This past April Dr. Kimberly Kelly discussed her research collaboration with Dr. Brent French and Dr. John Herr on National Public Radio (NPR). This team of distinguished scientists has been awarded a grant by the Found Animals Foundation with a research focus on the sterilization of household pets. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle25.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle25.cfm Tue, 02 Aug 2011 15:00:00 GMT AstraZeneca has awarded an additional 7 seed grants for 2011-2012 to continue its strategic alliance with researchers here at the University of Virginia. These grants were created with the aim of taking basic research and translating it to useful and viable therapeutic products. AstraZeneca has excelled in this field since its inception nearly 100 years ago. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle24.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/OnlineNewsletterArticle24.cfm Mon, 18 Jul 2011 12:40:00 GMT The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) is proud to announce that 8 members of our research staff have been awarded American Heart Association (AHA) awards that are set to run from the 1st of July, 2011 through the end of June, 2013. These awards are truly impressive due to the highly competitive field working towards grant funding. Our center is delighted to have such a strong field of young researchers. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm Thu, 13 Apr 2011 09:00:00 GMT Jean-Baptiste Michel, MD, PhD, Director of INSERM U698 "Hemostasis, Bio-engineering and Cardiovascular Remodelling." Hosted by Dr. Gary Owens, we will meet from 9:00am to 10:00am in MR-5 Room 1005 on April 15. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:00:00 GMT Jeffrey M Sturek, Ph.D., part of the Medical Scientist Training Program, 2010 Robert M. Berne Outstanding Graduate Student (Hedrick Lab). Hosted by Dr. Gary Owens, we will meet from noon to 1pm in MR-5 Room 1005. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm Thu, 24 Mar 2011 09:00:00 GMT Nigel Mackman, PhD, a Professor of Hematology/Oncology, University of North Carolina. Hosted by Dr. Brian Wamhoff, we will meet from noon to 1pm in MR-5 Room 1005. http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm http://www.cvrc.virginia.edu/Events.cfm Thu, 13 Mar 2011 09:00:00 GMT Cor de Wit, MD PhD, Professor of Physiology, University of Luebeck (Germany). Hosted by Dr. Brant Isakson, we will meet from noon to 1pm in MR-5 Room 1005 on April 15.