Viridis Montis Early Career Investigator Challenge in Cardiovascular Disease
February 3, 2021
A unique Early Career investigator competition highlighting cardiovascular research, health/wellness, and service to the State of Vermont. This is a merit based scientific abstract competition to highlight the best cardiovascular
research work conducted by early career scientists at the University of Vermont and UVM Health Network.
Watch the competition here! Passcode: zgTd1?Mc
1st Place - Amreen Mughal, PhD (mentor: Mark Nelson, PhD)
PIP2 supplementation improves cerebral blood flow in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease
2nd Place - Samuel Short, BA (mentor: Neil Zakai, MD)
D-Dimer and death in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019
3rd Place - Zhaojin (Scarlett) Li, MS (mentor: Marilyn Cipolla, PhD)
Flow-induced shear stress causes endothelium-dependent vasodilation of leptomeningeal anastomoses from normotensive rats
Finalists - Abbie Johnson, PhD, Nicholas Klug, PhD
A special thank you to our guest judges - Joseph Brayden, PhD, Jan Carney, MD, MPH, Martin LeWinter, MD, Nels Olson, PhD, and Alisa Wolberg, PhD!