vSMC-derivatives organization &alignment after short-term cyclic uniaxial strain featured in AJP-Cell Physiology   For more information: http://ajpcell.physiology.org/content/ajpcell/early/2015/06/18/ajpcell.00366.2014.full.pdf

Xin Yi awarded NIH Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Xin Yi Chan for receiving the F32 NRSA Individual Fellowship from NHLBI to study iPSC differentiation to the vasculature.

Congratulations Dr. Tom Shen!

Congratulations Dr. Shen on your successful defense of your work on using novel hydrogel systems for studying wound healing, angiogenesis and cancer!

Gerecht Receives Inaugural Frontier Award

The President’s Frontier Award Program was created to support faculty conducting innovate research and Dr. Gerecht was the first faculty to be awarded this prestigious $250,000 prize!  Congratulations! http://hub.jhu.edu/2015/01/28/gerecht-presidents-frontier-award

Gerecht has been named Kent Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Gerecht for being  named the first Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar!  This named award is given to a senior assistant or associate professor to recognize accomplishment and to promote professional development. It recognizes Sharon’s groundbreaking research into the mechanisms underlying cell fate and morphology.   More information can be found… Read more »

Gerecht receives AHA – Established Investigator Award

Dr. Gerecht is one of only four winners of the 2014 American Heart Association – National Established Investigator Award. This prestigious award is given to accomplished mid-career investigators of unusual promise that are committed to research in cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science. The funding will support our work on regulating hypoxia in hydrogels for vascular regeneration.

Congrats Dr. Wanjare!!!!!

Congratulations Dr. Maureen Wanjare on your successful defense and beautiful work on elucidating the roles of chemical and mechanical cues governing perivascular differentiation!