2016 Cardiovascular Pharmacology Award Winners
EB2016 Best Presentation Competition Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 best presentation competition (poster session) at EB2016.
Undergraduate Student Category
In the undergraduate student category, the top prizes were awarded to Patrick Liu (1st) from Northwestern University (not pictured) and Brendan Mullan (2nd) from Michigan State University.
Graduate Student Category
In the graduate student category, the top prizes were awarded to Krishnaraj Rathod (1st) from the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, Alexa Hendricks (2nd) from Wake Forest School of Medicine, Santosh Suryavanshi (3rd) from the University of Houston, and Lingxin Zhang (HM) from Auburn University (not pictured).
EB2016 Cardiovascular Trainee Showcase Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 trainee showcase (oral session) at EB2016.
Graduate Student Category
In the CVP Trainee Showcase graduate student category, the top prizes for trainee talks were awarded to Kristin Luther (1st) from Loyola University Chicago, Nadia Ayala-Lopez (2nd) from Michigan State University (not pictured), and Goutham Vasam (3rd) from North Dakota State University.
Postdoctoral Scientist Category
In the CVP Trainee Showcase postdoctoral scientist category, the top prizes for trainee talks were awarded to Inigo Valiente-Alandi (1st) from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Jacob Myerson (2nd) from the University of Pennsylvania (not pictured).
2016 Paul M. Vanhoutte Distinguished Lectureship in Vascular Pharmacology
Mark T. Nelson, PhD, winner of the Vanhoutte Distinguished Lectureship with Paul M. Vanhoutte, MD, PhD.
Dr. Mark Nelson delivered this year's Paul M. Vanhoutte Distinguished Lectureship in Vascular Pharmacology titled "Capillaries as Decoders of the Neural Rhythm of the Brain: Translating Thought into Blood Flow." This award is sponsored by the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology and was established to honor Dr. Vanhoutte's lifelong scientific contributions to the field of endothelial and vascular smooth muscle biology and for his outstanding contributions to mentoring numerous prominent trainees in the field of vascular physiology and pharmacology. Dr. Nelson is the chair of the Department of Pharmacology and distinguished professor at the University of Vermont. He received a $1000 honorarium, a custom designed crystal bowl, and travel expenses to the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2016. Dr. Nelson was recognized for his significant contributions to the field of vascular pharmacology and for his exceptional mentoring and service to ASPET and the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology.
Last updated: May 11, 2016