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  • WARF announces annual grant figures and Innovation Award winners

    October 18th, 2017 CVRC Members Peiman Hematti, Eric Schmuck and Amish Raval win WARF Innovation Award for developing therapeutic cells for tissue-specific repair. An independent panel of judges selected the Innovation Award winners from a …

  • UW–Madison to partner in $20 million cell-based therapy center

    September 12th, 2017 The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $20 million to a consortium of universities, including the University of Wisconsin–Madison, to support a new engineering research center, the Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies …

  • CVRC Members Nominated for WARF Innovator of the Year Award

    September 8th, 2017 CVRC members Peiman Hematti, MD (pictured at left), professor, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care, Amish Raval, MD (pictured in middle), associate professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, Eric Schmuck, PhD (pictured at right), associate scientist, Cardiovascular …

  • Dr. Alan Rapraeger Awarded NCI Funding to Study Myeloma Cell Signaling

    August 14th, 2017 CVRC member, Dr. Alan Rapraeger, professor of human oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been awarded a five-year, $1.9 million R01 grant from the National …

  • Advance furthers stem cells for use in drug discovery, cell therapy

    July 14, 2017 CVRC trainer, William Murphy, and former trainee, Eric Nguyen, developed a new material for growing and raising stem cells that could allow researchers to move away from using Matrigel. This week, a UW–Madison …

  • Cai Research Group Attends 2017 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Denver

    June 20, 2017 CVRC member, Dr. Weibo Cai, and the Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology Laboratory received multiple awards at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver. The lab is led …

  • 34 faculty honored with Vilas professorships

    June 19, 2017 CVRC trainer, Kristyn Masters, was named to Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship, an award recognizing distinguished scholarship as well as standout efforts in teaching and service. The professorship provides five years of flexible …

  • Researchers Earn UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative Awards

    April 19, 2017 The 16-member UW2020 Council then ranked the  119 submitted proposals and final selections were made by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education leadership. The 21 funded projects include …

  • UW Treats First Participant in Trial of Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Failure

    April 17, 2017 UW-Madison associate professor of medicine and CVRC member, Dr. Amish Raval, is one of the principal investigators for an innovative clinical trial using stem cells for the treatment of heart failure that develops after a …

  • 22nd Annual Poster Fair Award Winners

    December 07, 2016 Congratulations to the 22nd Annual Scientific Poster Fair Award Winners! Di Lang, PhD, Research Associate, Glukhov Lab, Department of Medicinie Jeanette Shultz, Graduate Student, Emborg Lab, Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program …

  • Stem Cell ‘Heart Patch’ Moves Closer to Clinic

    September 21, 2016 UW-Madison faculty and CVRC members Dr. Timothy Kamp and Dr. William Burlingham are working with teams from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Duke University to develop three-dimensional patches that will …

  • WIMR II Receives LEED Gold Certification

    May 06, 2016 The second tower for the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMRII) was awarded the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.  LEED is an …

  • Twelve Professors Receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

    May 5, 2016 Kristyn Masters and William Murphy, CVRC members and trainers in the Training Program in Translational Cardiovascular Science, have been honored with Romnes Faculty Fellowships.

  • Top Doctors of 2016 Honored in Madison Magazine

    March 23, 2016 Many UW Health physicians have been honored in Madison Magazine’s 2016 Top Doctor Survey, including multiple CVRC trainers and members: James Stein, Cardiovascular Medicine Eliot Williams, Hematology J. Carter Ralphe, Pediatric Cardiovascular …

  • Research Finds ‘Encyclopedia’ of Genes That Regulate Blood Cell Development

    June 17, 2015 CVRC trainer, Emery Bresnick, and trainee, Kyle Hewitt, produce results suggesting that Samd14 is required for blood precursors to function properly. “The analysis of this gene was a proof of principle that our …