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Arany Lab in the News

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The front page of the Inquirer features research on PPCM by Arany lab.

10/2022 - Danielle wins the 2022 Michael Brown award for the top graduating MDPHD student applying for residencies in internal medicine or pediatrics!  And Chelsea gets a near-perfect score of 12 on her F31.  Congratulations to both!

9/2022 - Emily successfully defends (never any doubt):  Congratulations Dr. Flam!

9/2022 - Jae wins award for best short talk at FASEB One-Carbon Metabolism Conference. And Boa is chosen for oral presentation at IVBM in October. — well done both!

8/2022 - Emily’s paper is out in the new Nature Cardiovascular Research.

8/2022 - Quentin wins best poster at the Cardiac Gordon Research Conference.

8/2022 - Very impressive:  Marc wins the Franz Simon Poster award at the Kern Lipid Conference in Vail

6/2022 - A string of congratulations:  Marc receives an Early Career Investigator Award for the Kern lipid conference this summer; Chelsea wins the Austrian Award for best Student Poster at DOM Research day yesterday; Jonathan’s abstract is chosen for oral presentation at the Single Ventricle Meeting in October; and Ioana’s abstract is chosen for oral abstract at the upcoming NAD conference. All in a couple weeks. Wow.

4/2022 - Bridget's paper in Science is out!  See also editorial by Henry Ginsberg and Arya Mani on Bridget's work here

4/2022 - Danielle wins the CAMB Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Dissertation - big congratulations!

3/2022 - More F!  Congratulations to Nate for his F30 investigating BCAAs in renal cancer.

2/2022 - The kings and queens of F continue their streak:  congratulations to Marc and Megan on awards of F30 and F31 respectively!

1/2022 - Congratulations to Michael on being awarded an F31!

11/2021 - Quentin's paper on titin proteins is published in Science Translational Medicine and discussed in Nature Reviews Cardiology.

11/2021 - Rahul's work on PPCM genetics is featured by NIH.

8/2021 - Bridget is now... Dr. Gosis!!  Watch out some more, world!

8/2021 - Jonathan is formally awarded his K08 to look at mechanisms of right ventricular heart failure - congratulations!

7/2021 - Danielle is now.... Dr. Murashige!  Watch out, world. 

6/2021 - Congrats to Jae, awarded National Research Foundation of Korea Post-doctoral Overseas Training Grant!

6/2021 - Congratulations Ioana, formally awarded her F31!

5/2021 - Emily wins the Austrian Basic Research Student Award at the annual Medicine Department Research Day!

5/2021 - Our recent PPCM work is discussed on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

4/2021 - Jessie is awarded an F31 - Congratulations!

3/2021 - Boa wins best poster at the Kroc Symposium (no surprise)!

3/2021 - Check out this cool video of Danielle's work published in Science in the fall. 

3/2021 - Danielle continues her streak:  winner of the George W. Householder, III Memorial Prize, awarded to a student who has engaged in original and meritorious work in the area of basic or clinical cardiovascular research.  Congratulations, Danielle!

Older Lab News

Danielle Murashige's Science paper is out!  Read it here, and hear about it on the podcast interview here.

Danielle Murashige is the recipient of the 2020 Nachmias-Thimann Award - Congratulations, Danielle!

Ayon is selected as the winner of best e-poster by reviewers at IVBM!

Editorial by Bill Sessa on Ayon's Cell Metabolism paper.

Congrats Bridget, recipient of 2020 Blavatnik Family Fellowship in Biomedical Research!

Findings on how the body metabolizes fructose, and the role of the gut in fatty-liver disease published in Nature Metabolism.  

Congratulations to Dr. Arany on his appointment as new Program Chair for the Cell Biology, Physiology and Metabolism program in Penn's Cell and Molecular Biology (CAMB) Graduate Group effective July 1, 2020!

Danielle is awarded the Blavatnik Family Fellowship in Biomedical Research -- congratulations !!

Circulation paper on TTN variants in the Penn and Geisinger Biobanks is finally out:  Genomics-First Evaluation of Heart Disease Associated With Titin-Truncating Variants

Dr. Arany in U.S. News and World Report for titin mutation study findings published in Circulation.  

Dr. Arany in the News - Cardiomyopathy in Pregnancy:  Breastfeeding May Be Safe

A very hearty congratulations to Marie Guerraty MD, PhD — just awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Career Awards for Medical Scientists — a major accomplishment!

Arany lab research featured in Cardiac Genetic Mutation May Not Always Predict Heart Disease.

Bridget goes to Washington:  F30 awarded!  Congratulations!

Congratulations Sunhye for just receiving Postdoc training support program from national research foundation of Korea!

Congratulations to Dr. Zoltan Arany for his election to Association of American Physicians (AAP)

Check out Jia and Shogo's paper on FLCN in myeloid cells:  Myeloid Folliculin balances mTOR activation to maintain innate immunity homeostasis.

Congratulations to Dr. Zoltan Arany for his election to a Fellow of International Society for Heart Research (ISHR)!

Exciting:  the Arany lab is now part of the AHA-Allen Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment Initiative, recipient of one of three awards. See here for details.

Boa does it again: Endothelial pyruvate kinase M2 maintains vascular integrity  in JCI.

The ins and outs of branched chain amino acids!  Look for Michael's Cell Metabolism paper on Quantitative Analysis of the Whole-Body Metabolic Fate of Branched-Chain Amino Acids, and our review on Branched Chain Amino Acids in Annual Review of Physiology

Check out George Huang's paper on vascular aging in Cell!

Arany lab study shows that boosting enzyme may help improve blood blow, fitness in elderly.

Dr. Arany speaks to NPR: Black women at higher risk for pregnancy-related heart failure, prolonged recovery

New work in adipocytes by Arany team featured in:  How to turn white fat brown & Brown fat programme could signal new treatment options in obesity and type 2 diabetes

Arany lab research featured in Nature Reviews Cardiology

Dr. Arany in Science Daily.

Dr. Arany is awarded the first Calabresi Prize, which honors cardiovascular research, from the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center. 

Dr. Arany in ABC News for research on heart failure during pregnancy. 

Science Signaling Editor's Choice for work with PGC-1α.

Science Signaling Editor's Choice for work with VEGF. 

Danielle Murashige's Science paper is out!  Read it here, and hear about it on the podcast interview here.

Danielle Murashige is the recipient of the 2020 Nachmias-Thimann Award - Congratulations, Danielle!

Ayon is selected as the winner of best e-poster by reviewers at IVBM!

Editorial by Bill Sessa on Ayon's Cell Metabolism paper.

Congrats Bridget, recipient of 2020 Blavatnik Family Fellowship in Biomedical Research!

Findings on how the body metabolizes fructose, and the role of the gut in fatty-liver disease published in Nature Metabolism.  

Congratulations to Dr. Arany on his appointment as new Program Chair for the Cell Biology, Physiology and Metabolism program in Penn's Cell and Molecular Biology (CAMB) Graduate Group effective July 1, 2020!

Danielle is awarded the Blavatnik Family Fellowship in Biomedical Research -- congratulations !!

Circulation paper on TTN variants in the Penn and Geisinger Biobanks is finally out:  Genomics-First Evaluation of Heart Disease Associated With Titin-Truncating Variants

Dr. Arany in U.S. News and World Report for titin mutation study findings published in Circulation.  

Dr. Arany in the News - Cardiomyopathy in Pregnancy:  Breastfeeding May Be Safe

A very hearty congratulations to Marie Guerraty MD, PhD — just awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Career Awards for Medical Scientists — a major accomplishment!

Arany lab research featured in Cardiac Genetic Mutation May Not Always Predict Heart Disease.

Bridget goes to Washington:  F30 awarded!  Congratulations!

Congratulations Sunhye for just receiving Postdoc training support program from national research foundation of Korea!

Congratulations to Dr. Zoltan Arany for his election to Association of American Physicians (AAP)

Check out Jia and Shogo's paper on FLCN in myeloid cells:  Myeloid Folliculin balances mTOR activation to maintain innate immunity homeostasis.

Congratulations to Dr. Zoltan Arany for his election to a Fellow of International Society for Heart Research (ISHR)!

Exciting:  the Arany lab is now part of the AHA-Allen Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment Initiative, recipient of one of three awards. See here for details.

Boa does it again: Endothelial pyruvate kinase M2 maintains vascular integrity  in JCI.

The ins and outs of branched chain amino acids!  Look for Michael's Cell Metabolism paper on Quantitative Analysis of the Whole-Body Metabolic Fate of Branched-Chain Amino Acids, and our review on Branched Chain Amino Acids in Annual Review of Physiology

Check out George Huang's paper on vascular aging in Cell!

Arany lab study shows that boosting enzyme may help improve blood blow, fitness in elderly.

Dr. Arany speaks to NPR: Black women at higher risk for pregnancy-related heart failure, prolonged recovery

New work in adipocytes by Arany team featured in:  How to turn white fat brown & Brown fat programme could signal new treatment options in obesity and type 2 diabetes

Arany lab research featured in Nature Reviews Cardiology

Dr. Arany in Science Daily.

Dr. Arany is awarded the first Calabresi Prize, which honors cardiovascular research, from the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center. 

Dr. Arany in ABC News for research on heart failure during pregnancy. 

Science Signaling Editor's Choice for work with PGC-1α.

Science Signaling Editor's Choice for work with VEGF.