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April 22, 2016 - Dr. Lorel Brown, assistant professor of medicine in
UofL’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, won first place in the category
of “Young Investigator Awards in Cardiovascular Health Outcomes and Population Genetics” from the American College of Cardiology earlier this month. The award was presented at the organization’s 65th Annual
Scientific Session in Chicago. It also was published in the April 5 issue of
the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Feb 28, 2016 - Dr. Andrew DeFilippis, received a Grant to test Biomarker received from Alpha Phi Foundation.A reception was held to include
many foundation charter members and several of Dr. DeFilippis'

Oct. 18, 2014 - Dr. Roberto Bolli, Receives Excellence in Research Award. The 19th Annual Doctor's Ball, hosted by the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, recognized Dr. Bolli's service and dedication to research aimed at saving the human heart. Learn More

May 13, 2014 - Institute of Molecular Cardiology wins MediStar Award. The Healthcare Innovation Award is presented to an organization that has developed a new procedure, device, service program or treatment that improves the delivery of medical care. Learn More

April 16, 2014 - Aruni Bhatnager, Ph.D. receives SIGS outstanding mentor award. This is not the first mentoring award Dr. Bhatnagar has been awarded--he was also named SIGS' 2009 Outstanding Faculty Mentor, and subsequently serves on the SIGS Mentor Advisory Board.

Feb 6, 2014 - UofL physicians at Jewish Hospital performed their 100th TransCatheter Aortic Valve replacement (TAVR).  UofL Division of Cardiovascular Medicine's Michael Flaherty, M.D., Ph.D., and the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery's Matthew Williams, M.D., and Kendra Grubb, M.D., were part of the TAVR team. Please contact Michelle Hulsman, valve coordinator, at (502) 561-2180 for more information.

Nov. 18, 2013 - Roberto Bolli, M.D., FAHA, of the UofL Division of Cardiology has won the American Heart Association Research Achievement Award for 2013 "for the profound and lasting impact of his extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular research." Read entire article or view video

The American Heart Association has reappointed Dr. Roberto Bolli to the prestigious editor post at Circulation Research. Read More.

Sept 30, 2013 - UofL and Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar receive combined $23.3 million for research related to tobacco products as they are regulated by the FDA. Read article.

CNN Health: Featured on video. View video

August, 2013 - Diabetes & Obesity Center wins second multimillion-dollar NIH grant. Learn More

July 19, 2013 - Now enrolling qualifying patients in a new nationwide Phase III clinical trial to study whether a patient’s own stem cells could help lessen the debilitating effects of angina. More

May 24, 2013 - CNN news article: Reversing heart failure with stem cells View video and CNN Health: It's amazing what the human heart can do View video

Nov. 20, 2012 - CardioSource WorldNews interviews Roberto Bolli, MD about the promising 2-year results in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy from the SCIPIO trial. View video

Dec. 4, 2011 - Forbes news article: Stem Cells Show Promise For Repairing Damaged Hearts

Nov. 19, 2011 - The Economist news article: Stem cells and medicine - Repairing broken hearts Heart disease may be treatable with stem cells. Read article

Nov. 14, 2011 - ABC News article: Stem Cells: New Hope for Heart Failure Patients

Nov. 14, 2011 - CNN news article: Studies: Stem cells reverse heart damage

Nov. 14, 2011 - CBS news article: Stem cells cure heart failure? What "breakthrough" study shows

Nov. 14, 2011 - Forbes news article: Hype Aside, Hope for Stem Cell Therapy May Be Emerging From Hibernation

Nov. 14, 2011 - UofL news article: Results triple division's researchers’ projections with use of adult stem cells for heart failure

Nov. 2011 - The PARTNER II clinical trial using a nonsurgical transcatheter approach to aortic valve replacement comes to UofL and Jewish Hospital with Dr. Michael Flaherty as the principal investigator

July 2011 - From ScienceDaily: UofL becomes part of new multicenter stem cell trial implanting circulating CD34+ progenitor cells in patient with refractory angina with Drs Roberto Bolli and Michael Flaherty as principal investigators. Read more

Feb. 5, 2011 - UofL news article: Division garners nearly $10 million NIH grant to evaluate new therapies

Feb. 4, 2011 - UofL news article: UofL receives $9.56 million from NIH to head multicenter cardiovascular research network

2008 - UofL news article: Dr. Bolli named 2008 Distinguished Scientist by American Heart Association




Roberto Bolli, MD, received the AHA Research Achievement Award 2013

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Aruni Bhatnagar awarded 2 grants to fund research related to tobacco products and regulation

ABC News reports on stem cell research at the Institute of Molecular Cardiology


MSNBC NEWS reports on the stem cell treatment

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