Alumni News and Events


Highlights from the Researchers at Heart Reception at Scientific Sessions 2023

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Noteworthy Call Outs

The Ralph L. Sacco Scholars Program in Brain Health

Proposal deadline: Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Jointly funded by American Academy of Neurology and American Heart Association
Two-year postdoctoral fellowship support for work focused on how to maintain a healthy brain over a person's lifetime. Candidates should be engaged in research focused on prevention of brain disease.

Congratulations to the investigative team from the AHA Strategically Focused Obesity Research Network!

The Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) recognized, "Association of Eating and Sleeping Intervals With Weight Change Over Time: The Daily24 Cohort," as one 2023's Top 10 articles that generated the most interest from the scientific community shortly publication.

Interest includes views/downloads at one month following publication and the Altmetric Attention Score indicator of the amount of attention that an article receives in the short term.

Featured Alumni Stories

Ademuyiwa Aromolaran, PhD, FHRS, FAHA

Investigator, Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute (CVRTI)
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Adjunct Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

University of Utah

"In the initial stages of my academic career, I had a unique opportunity to acquire an AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship and a Career Award Development Award."

Ademuyiwa Aromolaran
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Vijayasree V. Giridharan, M.Pharm, PhD

Assistant Professor at the Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Neuropsychiatric consequences on COVID-19 survivors - role of vascular damage and gut microbiome

Thanks to the support of the American Heart Association-Second Century Implementation Science Award, Dr. Vijayasree V. Giridharan's laboratory has been established as a hub for understanding the role of vascular complications in infection-induced long-term cognitive and neuropsychiatric effects.