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July 2014
Arun Sharma shows iPSC-heart cells can be used to screen for anti-viral drugs
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June 2014
Congratulations to Paul Burridge for his paper in Nature Methods on chemically defined generation of cardiomyocytes.

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May 2014
Congratulations to Nigel Kooreman and Patricia de Almeida on their Nature Communications paper.

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Congratulation to Ivy Nguyen for receiving the Stanford Undergraduate Advising and Research Award.
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May 2014
Congratulation to Angela Zhang (Harvard undergrad) for receiving the 2014 AHA Summer Undergrad Student Research Award

Apr 2014
The 2014 ASCI/AAP Joint Meeting program will feature lectures by accomplished researchers who discussed state-of-the-art advances in their respective fields. CVI members Dr. Brian Kobilka is an invited speaker, Dr. Mark Nicolls is inducted as ASCI member, and Dr. Joseph Wu is elected as ASCI Councilor.

Feb 2014
Joseph Wu is interviewed for Stem Cells Portal, the STEM CELLS Journal Online Community.
Mar 2014
Congratulation to Wan Xing for receiving the 2014 American Medical Association Seed Grant Research Program Award

Jan 2014
Joseph Wu presents "Cardiac iPSCs for Accelerating Drug Discovery Research" at the 7th Takeda Science Foundation Symposium on PharmaSciences.

Jan 2014
Congratulations to Elena Matsa and Jared Churko for receiving the NHLBI Progenitor Cell Biology Consortium (PCBC) Jump Start Awards
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Nov 2013
Congratulation to Mingxia Gu for receiving the Circulation Research Best Manuscript Award for her paper on single-cell analysis of porcine iPSC-derived endothelial cells.

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Oct 2013
Circulation paper featured on CIRM blog site.

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Sep 2013
Congratulations to Andrew Lee for successfully defending his PhD.
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Aug 2013
Congrats to Jared Churko for receiving the $10k Agilent Sequencing Grant Program.
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Aug 2013
Congrats to Julia Ransohoff and Bruno Huber for their ESC immunogenicity article featured on Stanford SCOPE (More Information ») and other news outlets (More Information »)

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July 2013
Stem Cell Technologies interview with Dr. Wu.

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July 2013
Congratulation to undergrad student Julia Ransohoff for being accepted to Stanford Medical School.
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July 2013
Congratulations to Jared Churko for receiving a 3-year Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) fellowship.
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Jun 2013
Dr. Wu gave a plenary talk at the annual International Society of Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) meeting in Boston.

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Jun 2013
Congratulation to Julia Ransohoff for receiving the CVI travel award for her oral presentation at the ISSCR meeting in Boston.
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Jun 2013
Dr. Wu named Director of the Cardiovascular Institute.

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Jun 2013
Congratulations to Feng Lan for receiving a 2-year AHA Postdoc Grant.
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Jun 2013
Congratulations to Arun Sharma for receiving a 2-year AHA Predoc Grant.
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Jun 2013
Congratulations to Nick Mordwinkin for receiving a T32 grant on Cardiovascular Imaging starting July 1st.
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Apr 2013
Paper on “Dissecting the Molecular Relationship Among Various Cardiogenic Progenitor Cells” featured on the cover of Circulation Research.
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Apr 2013
Congratulations to Karim Sallam for receiving T32 Myocardial Biology training grant starting July 2013.
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Apr 2013
Congratulations to Elina Tzatzalos for receiving T32 Vascular Biology training grant starting July 2013.
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Mar 2013
“Clinical trial in a petri dish” published in Circulation shows iPSC-CM is more predictive than hERG test for cardiac drug screening.

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Mar 2013
Dr. Wu received the CIRM Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Award.

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Mar 2013
Congratulations to Feng Lan for receiving travel award to the Keystone meeting.

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Mar 2013
Dr. Wu elected to the Association of University Cardiologists.

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Mar 2013
Congratulation to Paul Burridge, Ging Sang and WonHee Lee for getting the ISHR Travel Award.

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Feb 2013
Dr. Wu interviewed by Nature Science-Business eXchange.

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Feb 2013
Dr. Wu interviewed by the radio show “Voice of Russia” on stem cell research.
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Jan 2013
Dr. Wu receives 5-year American Heart Association Established Investigator Award.
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Jan 2013
Paper on “Effects of Intracoronary CD34+ Stem Cell Transplantation in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients” featured on the cover of Circulation Research.
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Jan 2013
Cell Stem Cell paper first to model familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with iPS cells

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Dec 2012
Review article by Pearl et al published in Sci Transl Med

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Dec 2012
Dr. Wu becomes the co-Director of Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

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Nov 2012
Dr. Wu discussed the Late Breaking Clinical Trial on Cell Based Therapies for Myocardial Regeneration along with other colleagues at the 2012 American Heart Association meeting in Los Angeles

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Oct 2012
Stanford undergrad Wendy Zhang received a $1500 travel award to present at the AHA meeting
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Sep 2012
Circulation Research article by Yongming Wang and Wendy Zhang on ZFN-editing of iPSCs for cellular imaging was featured on BioTechniques

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Sep 2012
Congrats to Mingxia Gu and Patricia Nguyen for having their paper on pig iPSCs published on the cover of Circulation Research
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Aug 2012
Congratulations to Jaecheol Lee for receiving the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

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Aug 2012
Drs. Robert Robbins and Joseph Wu received the CIRM Disease Team Grant.

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June 2012
Dr. Joseph Wu received a CIRM Early Translational III Award

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June 2012
Congrats to Paul Burridge for receiving a 2-year AHA postdoctoral fellowship
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June 2012
Congrats to Ning Sun for receiving a 2-year AHA postdoctoral fellowship
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June 2012
Congrats to Francie Barron for receiving a NHLBI sponsored T32 Training Grant in Myocardial Biology
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April 2012
Congrats to Ning for his paper featured on the cover of Science Translational Medicine in April 2012

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April 2012
Congrats to Wendy Zhang receiving a $6000 Stanford Undergraduate Summer Research Award.

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April 2012
Dr. Wu selected as a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI).

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Mar 2012
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of Journal Clinical Investigation.

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Feb 2012
Congrats to Shijun Hu for his paper selected as the top 3 advances in AHA Basic Cardiovascular Sciences in 2011

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February 2012
Dr. Wu taught a Stem Cell Web Conference for Smith College on “Modeling cardiovascular diseases with stem cells”

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Feb 2012
Sebastian Diecke received the German Research Foundation (DFG) Grant. 

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Dec 2011
Dr. Wu was interviewed in an article on stem cell immunogenicity by The Economist magazine. PDF

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Dec 2011
Paper by Ahmad Sheikh and Bruno Huber featured on the cover of Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.

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Nov 2011
Dr. Joseph Wu (Stanford) and Dr. Dara Kraitchman (Johns Hopkins University) published a book on “Stem Cell Labeling For Delivery and Tracking Using Noninvasive Imaging

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Nov 2011
Dr. Michael Snyder (Professor of Genetics) and Dr. Wu received a $12 million program project grant on epigenetics of iPS cell reprogramming.

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Nov 2011
Dr. Kazim Narsinh received the Vivien Thomas finalist award at the 2011 American Heart Association meeting.
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Oct 2011
Dr. Wu received the Bernard and Joan Marshall Research Excellence Prize from the British Society for Cardiovascular Research.
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October 2011
Dr. Wu taught the MiniMed Stanford course on Stem Cells for Cardiac Repair

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Sept 2011
Congrats to Nahid Abu for receiving a NIAID sponsored T32 Training Grant in Molecular and Cellular Immunobiology.
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July 2011
Congrats to Jordan Plews for receiving a NHLBI sponsored T32 Training Grant in Vascular Biology

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July 2011
Congratulations to undergrad student Katherine Ransohoff for being accepted to Stanford Medical School.

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June 2011
Dr. Wu interviewed in an article focusing on tracking stem cells in The Scientists.
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June 2011
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of Circulation Research.
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May 2011
Dr. Wu selected as one of 24 investigators to participate in the “NIH Innovation Brainstorm: Transforming Discovery into Impact” hosted by Drs. Francis Collins and James Anderson.

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May 2011
Bruno Huber received the German Research Foundation (DFG) Grant. 

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May 2011
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of Stem Cell Research.
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May 2011
Congratulations to Jong Hyuck Won for receiving a research grant from the Stanford Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Scholarship.

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May 2011
Congratulations to Kazim Narsinh for being selected as the winner for the UCSD Thomas E. Carew Prize.
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May 2011
Congratulations to Li Wang for receiving a 2-year AHA Postdoc Grant.

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May 2011
Congratulations to Mei Huang for receiving a 2-year AHA Beginning Grant in Aid.

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May 2011
Dr. Wu quoted in Nature news regarding immunogenicity of iPS cells.

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May 2011
Dr. Joseph Wu received the CIRM Basic Biology III Award.

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April 2011
Congratulations to Sujin Park for receiving a Bio-X Undergraduate Research Award.

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April 2011
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of Molecular Therapy.
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April 2011
Congratulations to Wendy Zhang for receiving the American Heart Association Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Award.

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April 2011
Congratulations to Divya Nag for receiving the American Heart Association Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Award.

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April 2011
Dr. Wu interviewed in an article focusing on In Vivo Stem Cell Imaging in Biotechniques.

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March 2011
Kazim Narsinh received the RSNA Research & Education Foundation’s Research Medical Student Grant.

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March 2011
Patricia Almeida received the 2011 ISHLT (International Society For Heart & Lung Transplantation) Research Fellowship Award.

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March 2011
Eugene Gu was awarded a fellowship to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research.

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March 2011
A study published in Cell Stem Cell by Jeremy Pearl, Mark Davis, and Joseph Wu was featured in 2011 MIPS News.

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February 2011
Joseph Wu was interviewed by the Los Angeles Times regarding regarding research in iPS cell epigenetic memory.

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Dec 2010
Antje Ebert received the German Research Foundation (DFG) Grant. 

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Novemeber 2010
Dr. Wu is one of 85 researchers named by President Obama to receive the Ealry Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. This is the highest honor that the US government awards to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. 

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July 2010
Ning Sun received the Oak Foundation Cardiovascular Grant.
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July 2010
Dr. Wu was profiled by Burroughs Wellcome Foundation. 

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July 2010
Work by Zhumur Ghosh on donor cell memory for iPSCs was cited in Boston Globe.

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June, 2010
Veronica Sanchez received the Swiss National Science Foundation(SNSF) Grant. 
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May 28, 2010
Andrew Lee received a 3-Year Bio-X Graduate Research Fellowship.
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May 26, 2010
Shijun Hu received a 2-year American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship.
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April 28, 2010
Wendy Zhang received a Bio-X Undergraduate Research Award.
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April 13, 2010
Divya Nag received a research grant from the Stanford Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Scholarship.

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March 23, 2010
Andrew Lee received a RSNA Medical Student Grant.
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March 16, 2010
Patricia Nguyen received the ACC/GE Healthcare Career Development Award.
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February, 2010
Work by Fangjun Jia on non-viral minicircle iPSC was featured in several news outlet. 

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February 17, 2010
Wendy Zhang received a research grant from the Stanford Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Scholarship.

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February 16, 2010
Andrew Lee received a travel scholarship from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. 
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September 24, 2009
Joseph Wu receives the 2009 NIH Director's Transformative R01 Award.

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September 7, 2009
Research by the Wu Lab in collaboration with Dr. Michael Longaker is featured in CNN. The article highlights the use of minicircles to reprogram fat cells into pluripotent stem cells.

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July 2009
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of Human Gene Therapy.
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June 1, 2009
Jeremy Pearl was awarded a second year of fellowship  to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research.

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April 17, 2009
Andrew Lee was awarded a fellowship to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research.

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April 13, 2009
Kazim Narsinh was awarded a fellowship to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research.

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Jan 2009
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.
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September 22, 2008
Joseph Wu receives the 2008 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Recipients.

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August 19, 2008
Research by the Wu Lab on the potential of stem cell rejection is featured in Scientific American news. The article highlights our study on the use of noninvasive molecular imaging technique to track the fate of transplanted hESCs and monitor the effects of immunosuppressant therapy.

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July 2008
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.
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June 24, 2008
Zongjin Li has been awarded the Mitzi and William Blahd, MD Pilot Research Grant from the Education and Research Foundation for the Society of Nuclear Medicine for his proposal entitled "Molecular Imaging of Stem Cell Differentiation and Function".
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March 31, 2008
Zongjin Li has received the ACCF/Bristol-Myers Squibb Travel Award from the American College of Cardiology. .
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Jan 2008
Dr. Wu joined the editorial board of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.
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November 7, 2007
Joseph Wu is interviewed by USA today regarding the role of stem cell therapy in repairing damaged hearts.

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October 15, 2007
Research by the Wu Lab in quantum dot imaging is featured in Nanowerk. The article highlights our study on the utility of quantum dots for imaging stem cell therapy.

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June 5, 2007
Kitch Wilson received the prestigious Stanford Bio-X Program Graduate Student Fellowship to support his innovative proposal on a project looking at microenvironmental niches of stem cell homing.
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May 30, 2007
Mei Huang received a 2-year American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship.
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May 10, 2007
Dr. Wu was awarded BWF Career Awards at the Biomedical Sciences.

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March 13, 2007
Feng Cao received the 2006 Best Basic Science paper in journal of Circulation for her paper, "In Vivo Visualization of Embryonic Stem Cell Survival, Proliferation, and Migration After Cardiac Delivery".

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June 15, 2005
Feng Cao was awarded an American Society of Nuclear Cardiology grant in cardiovascular molecular imaging.

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