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Research News from C-CRAM
The University of Wyoming Center for Cardiovascular Research and Alternative Medicine (C-CRAM) is celebrating nine years of outstanding research contributions in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease and metabolic diseases. Activities of C-CRAM involve scientific research, securing extramural funding or fellowships to foster students' careers, education and teaching, and scholarly exchange.
Members of C-CRAM Present at INBRE Regional Meeting in Hawaii
Members of C-CRAM presented at the IDeA Western Regional Meeting held in Hawaii in October 2013. Nan (Nick) Hu, Yinan Hua, Xihui (Alex) Xu, Sreejayan Nair, and Jun Ren presented at the meeting.
ADA National Meeting Podium Presentations
Yingmei (Megan) Zhang and Nan (Nick) Hu gave podium presentations at the American Diabetes Association National Meeting in Chicago in June 2013.
photo: Yingmei (Megan) Zhang (R) is pictured presenting at the American Diabetes Association National Meeting in June. (photo courtesy of Jun Ren)
Members of C-CRAM Present at AHA Annual Meeting
Members of C-CRAM presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Annual Meeting held in Dallas, Texas, in November 2013. Alex Xu, a Ph.D. graduate from C-CRAM, won the AHA travel award and a second place award from the joint ACRE-CnAHA symposium in Dallas. Machender Kandadi, Yinan Hua, Alex Xu (three presentations), Fuling Luo, and Jun Ren presented at the AHA meeting in Dallas.
C-CRAM Members Publish over 50 High Impact Journal Publications
Members from C-CRAM published over 50 high impact journal publications in 2013 encompassing from basic to clinical research (through collaboration). Among these articles, Alex Xu published six high impact articles as a lead author followed by Yinan Hua (five papers) and Megan Zhang (four).
Other News from C-CRAM
Nathan Roe successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on December 11, 2012.
Jun Ren served on the Program Committee for the Annual International Conference on Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PHARM 2013) in Singapore 2013.
Alex Xu, pictured at left with Professor Jun Ren, became the first Ph.D. graduate from the UW BMS Ph.D. program.
Vice president Jingong Yin, MD, Ph.D., vice president from the Fourth Military Medical University (FMMU), visited the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy in October 2013.
photo: Pictured L to R: FMMU Associate Professor Jian Yang, School of Pharmacy Dean Linda Martin, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing Associate Dean Sue Steiner, College of Health Sciences Dean Joe Steiner, Vice President Yin, and Professor Jun Ren. (photo courtesy of Jun Ren)