Mukesh G. Harisinghani, MD, has been promoted to Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School. Congratulations Mukesh!
Simple, Portable Test Could Make Blood Transfusions Safer - Chemical & Engineering News is featuring CSB work. (pdf)
Partha Dutta, DVM, PhD received an NIH career award and has been promoted to Instructor. Congratulations Partha!
"Macrophage Accumulation in Atherosclerosis", a commentary on the recent Nature Medicine paper from the Swirski lab, appears in The New England Journal of Medicine. See also the accompanying News and Views on the paper in Nature Medicine
Benjamin Pulli, MD from the Chen Lab has been chosen by the RSNA Scientific Program Committee to receive the RSNA Travel Award for Young Investigators in Molecular Imaging for abstract "Molecular Magnetic Resonance Immunoradiology Reveals Novel Effect of Interferon-? on Myeloid Cells in Murine Multiple Sclerosis".
On October 1st, 2013 the Division of Nephrology announced that Dr. Herbert Y. Lin will assume the position of Director of Translational Research. Dr. Lin leads a highly productive laboratory within the Division of Nephrology and Center for Systems Biology focusing on TGF-β/BMP signaling pathways and is widely recognized for his mentorship of junior investigators.
Bradley E. Bernstein, MD, PhD has been promoted to Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School. Congratulations Brad!
Dr. Ralph Weissleder has received an endowed chair at Harvard Medical School and is now the Thrall Family Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He is also Professor in Systems Biology. Congratulations, Ralph!
Harsh Patel (from Higgins Lab) presented an abstract at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry, and the abstract was selected as an “NACB Distinguished Abstract.” Only 38 out of 903 abstracts received that award.
Congratulations to Dennis Brown, PhD, who was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by his alma mater, the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK at a congregation held on Thursday July 18th, 2013. The honor was bestowed in recognition of his contributions to cell biology and physiology. The following week on July 25th, he gave the prestigious Robert Pitts Lecture in Renal Physiology at the International Union of Physiological Sciences meeting in Birmingham, UK
Congratulations to Katherine Yang, PhD who has been awarded an ORCD 2013 Research Fellows Poster Celebration Award. (pdf)
Congratulations to Cesar Castro, MD, MMSc who has been selected as the recipient of a 2013 MGH Physician-Scientist Development Award (PSDA).
Novel imaging probe platform developed at CSB enables imaging - "BODIPY–Tetrazine Derivatives as Superbright Bioorthogonal Turn-on Probes"
CSB paper "Polymeric Nanoparticle PET/MR Imaging Allows Macrophage Detection in Atherosclerotic Plaques" by Majmudar MD, et. al., was downloaded and viewed over 750 times, placing it in the top tier for the February/March 2013 issue of Circulation Research.
2013 paper titled "Angiotensin II drives the production of tumor-promoting macrophages" by Virna Cortez-Retamozo, Martin Etzrodt et al. is highlighted in Nature SciBX, Immunity and Science.