NEWS

ACDC iPSC manuscript published!

December 13, 2016

The follow-up study on the mechanisms underlying the calcification pathology in ACDC was published today in Science Signaling.

Pouya Receives the Stephen Phillips Award for Basic Science Research!

September 8, 2016

Close to 100 medical students enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Dean’s Summer Research Program, and Pouya’s abstract was one of the two selected to receive a Stephen Phillips Award for Basic Science Research. Congratulations on your hard work!

15th Biennial ISACB meeting

Banff, AB, Canada

September 7-10, 2016

Very excited to share our work with this amazing group of scientists.

VMI-HVI Innovator Award!

July 2016

We are very excited to announce the funding of our VMI-HVI Innovator Award. This grant is based on our collaboration with the laboratory of Thomas Gleason at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and sets the stage for our studies in aortic stenosis.

We were awarded a grant from the Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation!

June 27, 2016

2016 Department of Medicine Research Day

May 24, 2016

St. Hilaire Lab welcomes summer students Camille, Taylor & Pouya!

May 23, 2016

2015 Heart and Vascular Report

May 9, 2016

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute is truly an amazing place and we’re happy to be a part of it.

tPPG Renewal Celebration!

April 25, 2016

We celebrated the VMI & PACCM translational program project grant renewal at Patron Mexican Grill.

Congratulation to my colleagues who worked on this behemoth!

17th Floor Signage

April 1, 2016

Finally up and looks great!

Keystone Symposia – Purinergic Signaling

Vancouver, BC, Canada.

January 24 – 28, 2016

Cindy was invited to present her talk entitled, In Vivo Disease Modeling Using Patient-Derived iPSCs: CD73-Deficiency Promotes Osteogenic Differentiation And Calcification

Welcome 2016!

We are all set up and starting experiments. Excited for a productive, fun, and collaborative year!

2015 AHA Scientific Sessions

Orlando, FL

November 7 – 10, 2015

Cindy with ATVB Early Career Committee colleague, Dr. Nick Leeper of Stanford, presenting the 2015 ATVB Early Career Investigator Awards.

Celebrating an Extraordinary Partnership

Alumni Hall, University of Pittsburgh

July 20, 2015

A celebration in honor of the Institute for Transfusion Medicine and Blood Science Foundation and their Leadership commitment of $20 million in support of the University of Pittsburgh Vascular Medicine Institute.

St. Hilaire Laboratory Opens!

Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

July 1, 2015

Renovations to the 17th floor of the Starzl Biomedical Science Tower at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are officially completed and we are excited to be the first residents of the floor. Looking forward to our Cardiology colleagues moving in soon.