Dr. Ruhul Abid Awarded American Heart Association Grant

The American Heart Association (AHA) has awarded three year Grant-in-Aid funding to CPVB Investigator, Dr. Ruhul Abid. His research entitled Mechanism for differential Effects of Short-term and Long-term Increase in ROS on Endothelium will begin July 1, 2014.

Abid is a primary investigator with the CPVB COBRE at the Ocean State Research Institute and is Associate Professor of Surgery at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Amanda Jamieson Awarded 12 Month Pilot Project

Dr. Amanda Jamieson was awarded a 12 month pilot project with the CPVB COBRE at the Ocean State Research Institute. Jamieson began her tenure track appointment at Brown University July 1, 2013. Her pilot project is entitled Impact of influenza virus/L. pneumophila coinfection on lung endothelial cells. This project utilizes a unique model of co-infection for community acquired pneumonia and promises to enhance understanding of the role the pulmonary circulation in the pathogenesis of pneumonia.