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Fariba Rezaee Receives Mentored Scientist Award from NIAID

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Pediatrics Assistant Professor, Fariba Rezaee, MD, has received an NIH K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID). The primary purpose of the NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Awards (K08) program is to prepare qualified individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the health-related research needs of the Nation. This program represents the continuation of a long-standing NIH program that provides support and “protected time” to individuals with a clinical doctoral degree for an intensive, supervised research career development experience in the fields of biomedical and behavioral research, including translational research.

Congrats Fariba!

Sara Knowlden Receives Best Grad Student Poster at Lung Research Day

Monday, October 13, 2014

Sara Knowlden, a graduate student in the Georas Lab, has been awarded Best Graduate Student Poster at the URMC 6th annual Lung Research and Training Day for her poster entitled, Global inhibition of autotaxin alters the inflammatory response to house dust mite in mice. Congrats Sara!

Georas Awarded Grant from NHLBI

Friday, September 5, 2014

Professor of Medicine, Steve Georas, has been awarded and NIH R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The grant is entitled Epithelial barrier dysfunction and mucosal immunity in asthma.

NHLBI provides science-based, plain-language information related to heart, lung, and blood diseases and conditions and sleep disorders and funds a wide range of NHLBI programs and research projects.