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Announcement 02.27.15

Announcement 02.27.15

 

TSF/Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Every Heartbeat Matters
2015 Award Recipients*

Ralph M. Bolman, III, MD
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
“Increasing Access to Reduce the Burden of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Rwanda”
Region: Rwanda, Sub-Saharan Africa/Funding Amount: $37,500

Emily A. Farkas, …

March 29, 2016 | By More
Press Release 03.06.14

Press Release 03.06.14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TSFRE Awards $375,000 in New Grants to Support Cardiothoracic Surgery Research
Awards aim to help expand the specialty’s knowledge about cardiothoracic surgical treatment options, enhance the care of patients, and develop the skills of cardiothoracic surgeons.

CHICAGO, …

March 29, 2016 | By More
Press Release 02.25.15

Press Release 02.25.15

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TSFRE Awards $270,000 in New Grants to Support Cardiothoracic Surgery Research
Awards aim to help expand the specialty’s knowledge about cardiothoracic surgical treatment options, enhance the care of patients, and develop the skills of cardiothoracic surgeons

CHICAGO, …

March 29, 2016 | By More
Press Release 02.23.16

Press Release 02.23.16

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TSF Awards $701,750 in New Grants to Support Cardiothoracic Surgery Research to Improve Patient Care

Awards aim to help expand the specialty’s knowledge about cardiothoracic surgical treatment options, develop the skills of cardiothoracic surgeons, enhance the care …

March 28, 2016 | By More
“The Use of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Tolerance Induction for Organ Transplantation”

“The Use of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Tolerance Induction for Organ Transplantation”

2008 Nina Starr Braunwald Award Recipient ~ $220,000 over two years
Kimberly L. Gandy, M.D., Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin

The Nina Braunwald Career Development Award is a very generous research award. Receipt of this award has contributed significantly to …

December 13, 2012 | By More
“Simulation in Cardiac Valve Surgery and Cardiac Surgery Crisis Management”

“Simulation in Cardiac Valve Surgery and Cardiac Surgery Crisis Management”

2009 Simulation in Thoracic Surgery Education Award Winner ~ $18,000
James I. Fann, M.D.
Stanford University Medical Center

Like other surgical specialties, procedures in cardiac surgery can be partitioned into components and thus simulated suing partial-task trainers.  The TSFRE Simulation …

December 12, 2012 | By More
“A MicroRNA Profile to Predict Recurrence After Surgical Resection of Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer”

“A MicroRNA Profile to Predict Recurrence After Surgical Resection of Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer”

2009 Research Grant Recipient ~ $60,000 over two years
Sai Yendamuri, M.D., Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Starting an independent laboratory was the next logical step after completion of a fellowship in thoracic surgery and starting my first job at the …

December 11, 2012 | By More
“The Role of Snail in the Regulation of the Invasive Phenotype in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer”

“The Role of Snail in the Regulation of the Invasive Phenotype in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer”

2008 Research Fellowship Recipient ~ $70,000 over two years
Jane Yanagawa, M.D., University of California, Los Angeles

The TSFRE research fellowship has provided me with an amazing learning experience. After my third year of general surgery residency, I entered the …

December 11, 2012 | By More
“Radioguided Detection of Lymph Node Metastasis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer”

“Radioguided Detection of Lymph Node Metastasis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer”

Chukwumere Nwogu, MD
Roswell Park Cancer Center
TSFRE – NCI K-23 Award Recipient ~ $75,000 per year for 5 years

In 2008, I received a 5-year ‘Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)’ from the National Cancer Institute. The matching …

December 11, 2012 | By More
Calcineurin Inhibition in Lung Reperfusion Injury

Calcineurin Inhibition in Lung Reperfusion Injury

Michael S. Mulligan, MD
University of Washington
TSFRE – NHLBI K08 Award Recipient 2002 ~ $75,000 per year for five years

As the first recipient of the TSFRE/NIH jointly sponsored K08, the impact on my career was tremendous.  It raised …

December 11, 2012 | By More