July 6th 2022
Graduate student Christine Delligatti passes her PhD Qualifying exam!
May 25th 2022
Dr. Marisa Stachowski-Doll successfully defended her dissertation (with distinction) and earned her Doctorate. Congratulations, Marisa!
May 11th 2022
Dr. Tommy Martin received the Dissertation of the Year award from Loyola.
April 1st 2022
New R01 from NIH begins, investigating the role of BAG3 in sarcomere turnover in health and disease.
April 1st 2022
Dr. Jonathan Kirk begins role as Vice Chair of the Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology.
March 18th 2022
Marisa Stachowski's immunofluorescence image from her recent paper is selected as the March Issue cover for Circulation Research!
February 25th 2022
Dr. Mary Papadaki's recent paper was selected as an Editor's Choice by JMCC, and she is invited to give a webinar on her work.
Graduate Student Christine Delligatti gives her first talk at a National Meeting, at the George E. Brown Memorial Lecture session at AHA Scientific Sessions.
September 22nd 2021
Tommy Martin successfully defended his Dissertation and earned his Doctorate. Congratulations, Tommy!
Therese Davis and Michaela Door have both joined the lab as research technicians.
Hasitha Manohar, MD joined the lab as this year's CVRI fellow!
Graduate student Marisa Stachowski was awarded an American Heart Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.
Dr. Jonathan Kirk was elected a Fellow of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Jonathan Kirk joins AJP-Heart&Circ as an Associate Editor.
Dr. Mary Papadaki was promoted to Research Assistant Professor.
Along with other CVRI members (led by Dr. Seth Robia), we received an S10 equipment grant for a Vevo 3100. Bring on the 4D!
Dr. Jonathan Kirk was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure.
Graduate students Tommy Martin and Marisa Stachowski both pass their dissertation proposals!
Graduate student Tommy Martin received an American Heart Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.
Dr. Mary Papadaki received a Diploma of Distinction award for her talk at the 2019 European Muscle Conference (EMC).
Marisa Stachowski was selected for a best abstract award and gave an oral presentation at the Loyola CVRI Research Day!
Lizhuo Ai successfully defended her Masters thesis! Congratulations, Liz!
Dr. Jonathan Kirk was awarded the Junior Scientist of the Year award at the annual St. Albert's Research Day at Loyola. Dr. Seth Robia, also in Physiology, won the Senior Scientist of the Year!