Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award
(supported by a gift from Enduring Hearts)

Nicole Valenzuela, PhD, D(ABHI)
UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

"Defining Tissue-Resident Endothelial Heterogeneity and Plasticity after Inflammatory Insult in Solid Organ Transplantation"

Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award

Keki Baslara, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA

"Innate Immune Mechanisms of Myocardial Inflammation Following Transplantation"



Stephen Juvet, MD, PhD, FRCPC
University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

"Multidimensional Analysis of Alloreactivity and Intragraft Cellular Immunity in Human Lung Allograft Rejection"



Xingan Wang, MD, PhD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

"The Role of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps on Lung Transplant Tolerance"



Keshava Rajagopal, MD, PhD
University of Maryland SoM and Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA

"Impact of mechanical loading on cardiac stem cell function in heart failure"



Tereza Martinu, MD, PhD
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

"Importance of IL-17 In Post-Transplant Airway Fibrosis"



Sonja Schrepfer, MD, PhD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany

"Understanding the Immunobiology of Pluripotent Stem Cell Transplantation"



Glen Westall, MD, PhD
Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

"Ex-Vivo Assessment of Pulmonary Xenografts"



Dennis A. Wigle, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

"Targeted Lung Regeneration from an Understanding of Cell Specification in the Developing Lung"



Alan M. Ramirez, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

"Airway Myofibroblast Differentiation in Obliterative Bronchiolitis"



Anthony Azakie, MD
University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

"Bioengineering Cardiac Myoblasts"



Gordon D. Wu, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

"Mechanism of Graft Tissue Response to Alloanitbody Injury"