News and Achievements

News and Announcements

2015

2014

Lab Activities and Achievements

2015

  • Honghai Liu, PhD, named finalist for best presentation at Fellows' Research Day, Rangos Research Center.
  • Bernhard Kühn, MD, named one of six members of a new international collaborative network funded by a 5-year grant from Fondation Leducq, to pursue heart regeneration through cardiomyocyte division.
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation provided a 2-year grant, the Functional Genomics Discovery Award to Dr. Kühn for his collaborative work with Dennis Kostka, PhD.

Talks and Events

2016

  • Rangos Research Symposium
    • Balakrishnan Ganapathy, MS, gave a platform presentation about the molecular mechanisms by which cardiomyocytes proliferate using RNA-Seq-based single cell transcriptional analysis.
    • Niyatie Ammanamanchi, MS, presented a poster detailing her results from human RNA-seq based single cell transcriptional analysis.
    • Honghai Liu, PhD, presented his poster about the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which cardiomyocytes binucleate.
  • Honghai Liu, PhD, gave a platform presentation about the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which cardiomyocytes binucleate at the Weinstein Conference in North Carolina.

2015

  • Bernhard Kühn, MD, was an invited presenter at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla.
  • Bernhard Kühn, MD, made a lab research presentation at the Molecular Medicine Research Seminars, Rangos Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

2014

  • Bernhard Kühn, MD, delivered a Grand Rounds presentation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
  • Bernhard Kühn, MD, was an invited lecturer at Victor Chang Research Institute in Sydney, Australia.
  • Brian Polizzotti, PhD, gave a moderated poster presentation at the meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Washington, D.C.
  • Sangita Choudhury, PhD, received a Career Development Award from the Office of Faculty Development at Boston Children’s Hospital.
  • Bala Ganapathy, MS, presented his poster about stimulating cardiomyocyte regeneration in neonatal mice at the Basic Research Meeting of the American Heart Association in Las Vegas.