2021 Recipients


Awardee: Andew Chiou, M.D.
Mentor: Jeffrey Southard, M.D.
Understanding Repeat Hospitalizations in Intermediate-To-High Risk Aortic Stenosis Patients Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Postdoctoral Scholars and Graduate Students

Awardee: Saivageethi Nuthi, Ph.D. 
Mentor: Amparo Villablanca, M.D.
Lipotoxic Injury Deferentially Regulates Brain Microvascular Gene Expression in Male Mice

Awardee: Erick Romero, M.D. 
Mentor: Martin Caderias, M.D.
Rejection-associated Mitochondrial Impairment After Heart Transplantation

Awardee: Alexandra Ramirez- Celis
Mentor: Judy Van de Water, Ph.D.
Risk Assessment Analysis for Maternal Autoantibody-Related Autism (MAR-ASD): A Subtype Of Autism

Awardee: Lu Ren
Mentor: Nipavan Chiamvimonat, M.D.
Adenylyl Cyclase Isoform 1 Contributes to Sinoatrial Node Automaticity via β-Adrenergic Receptor Pathway at Functional Microdomains

2020 Recipients

Clinical Fellows

Awardee: Minh-Vu Nguyen M.D., M.Sc.
Mentor: George Thompson, M.D.
Paper: Posaconazole Serum Drug Levels Associated with Pseudohyperaldosteronism

Awardee: Janelle Vu Pagashetti, M.D.
Mentor: Justin Oldham M.D.
Paper: Derivation and Validation of a Diagnostic Prediction Tool for Interstitial Lung Disease

Postdoctoral Scholars and Graduate Students

Awardee: Cindy V. Valencia, M.P.H.
Mentor: Elisa Tong, M.D.
Factors Underlying Disparities in Latino and Non-Latino White Medicaid Smokers Receiving Provider Advice and Assistance in California Post-Medicaid Expansion

Awardee: David Yang
Mentor: Ching-Hsien Chen Ph.D.
Tackling MARCKS-PIP3 Circuit Attenuates Fibroblast Activation and Fibrosis Progression