BCVS Early Career Development

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Mission Statement

Group of Individuals

The Early Career Committee of the BCVS Council has been established with the aim to:

  • Introduce trainees and early career individuals in the mission of the BCVS council and the AHA.
  • Foster the development of trainees and early career professionals in the field of basic cardiovascular science.
  • Facilitate information flow that pertains to scientific advancements and career opportunities



Congratulations to these #BCVS22 Awardees!

  • 2022 Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award Winner: Matthew DeBerge, PhD
    • Finalists: Hisayuki Hashimoto, MD, PhD; Anja Karlstaedt, MD, PhD
  • Early Career Poster Competition Awardees
    • Top Postdoctoral Posters:
      • Maria Cimini
      • Joanne Garbincius
      • Anna Hnatiuk
      • Jared Kushner
      • Soah Lee
      • Brian Lin
      • Shijie Liu
      • Weijia Luo

    • Top Student/Trainee Posters:
      • Abraham Bayer
      • Kobina Essandoh
      • Charan Gurrala
      • Connor Lantz
      • Pan Ma
      • Amit Rai
      • Sasha Smolgovsky

BCVS Early Career at #AHA22


2021 Winners

  • Katz Award: Paul Cheng, MD, PhD
  • Marcus Award: Jason D. Roh, MD, MHS

History of Finalists