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2011 Young Investigator Award Recipients

This award is given in recognition of outstanding research related to Pulmonary Circulation.

Rizwan Hamid, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University
Abstract Title: Evidence of BMPR2 Alternative Splicing As A Novel Genetic Modifier of HPAH Penetrance

Glenn Marsboom, PhD
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: Mitochondrial Fission Contributes to Excessive Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation in Human Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Inhibition of Fission Improves Experimental Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Andrea L. Frump, BS, MS
Vanderbilt University
Abstract Title: Effects of NMD status on susceptibility to pulmonary hypertension and endothelial dysfunction in mice carrying different germ line BMPR2 Mutations