Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award
(supported by a gift from Enduring Hearts)
Nicole Valenzuela, PhD, D(ABHI)
"Defining Tissue-Resident Endothelial Heterogeneity and Plasticity after Inflammatory Insult in Solid Organ Transplantation"
UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award
Keki Baslara, MD
"Innate Immune Mechanisms of Myocardial Inflammation Following Transplantation"
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Stephen Juvet, MD, PhD, FRCPC
"Multidimensional Analysis of Alloreactivity and Intragraft Cellular Immunity in Human Lung Allograft Rejection"
University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
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"