Litsa Kranias, PhD, Hanna Professor and Director of cardiovascular biology, is among a select group of researchers invited to discuss her contributions to cardiovascular and stroke research at the American Heart Association.
Laura Woollett, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the UC College of Medicine, has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue studying fetal growth rates in underdeveloped countries.
This year, the University of Cincinnati has hired six new women in STEM disciplines: Rui Dai, Trinity Hamilton, Kristin Rozier, Kristen Jastrowski Mano, Yurena Yanes and Lindsay Johnson. Congratulations to our newest female faculty!
Bridgette Peteet, an assistant professor of psychology in UC’s McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, has taken a close look at “imposter phenomenon” when it comes to African American college students.
The recent Courier article, “Changing the gender equation in STEM fields,” discussed pervasive gender inequalities within the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines and focused on disparities at the college level for women in STEM.
Congratulations to Lisa Privette Vinnedge, a research instructor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center who is on the faculty of the department of pediatrics at the UC College of Medicine; Trisha Wise-Draper, a researcher in the division of hematology oncology; and Pheruza Tarapore, an assistant professor in the department of environmental health.
UC LEAF is currently seeking applications for our Seed, Career Branch, and Leadership Branch awards. Proposals are due by 5 p.m. June 15, 2014 and awards will be announced at the end of June. Funds will be available September 1, 2014.
Hard-to-heal wounds, like diabetic ulcers, fester because of insufficient blood supply at the wound site. However, the application of an electrical stimulus can promote the growth of blood vessels, and new UC research examines the best stimulus parameters (such as frequency and magnitude) for successful therapy.