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CICMD Pilot Grant Awarded to Dr. Abdel Alli.

The CICMD is pleased to announce that the Pilot Grant Proposal titled: Protease induced diabetic kidney injury in COVID19 patients has been selected for funding in the amount of $10,000. The development of acute kidney injury (AKI) with high-grade proteinuria in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients has been well documented. Dr. Alli and others…

“Circadian Clocks of the Kidney: Function, Mechanism, and Regulation”

Hannah Costello and other members of the CICMD in the Gumz lab recently published an extensive review on “Circadian Clocks of the Kidney: Function, Mechanism, and Regulation” in Physiological Reviews, which summarizes what is currently known in the field, areas in need of extensive research, and highlighting how time-of-day is…

CICMD Early Career Showcase and Member Mixer: May 5th, 2022.

The event was well-attended and collegial. Food and drinks were served during the poster session while trainees and faculty socialized learning about each other’s research. Winners of the Oral competition were: Caitlin BaumerHannah CostelloTianyao Huo Montserrat Carrera…

Congratulations to the CICMD Travel Award Winners.

Congratulations to the CICMD Travel Award Winners. Several CICMD trainees won travel awards to help them offset travel expenses to conferences. Many have already traveled to meetings, Experimental Biology in Philadelphia, and the Keystone Symposia on the Gut-Brain axis in Banff – Canada. EB 2022                 Caitlin…

CICMD Trainee Hanna Costello wins American Heart Association postdoctoral fellowship.

“Hannah Costello, a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Michelle Gumz Lab in the Department of Physiology, has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship. This two-year award will fund Dr. Costello’s research investigating the role of the adrenal circadian clock in steroid regulation, kidney function, both key regulators of blood pressure control.

CICMD Director, Dr. Eric Krause appointed to prestigious endowed professorship.

Dr.Eric Krause, Ph.D., has been appointed to the Debbie DeSantis Excellence Professorship.  In an e-mail announcement, The Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Julie Jhonson, stated that the Endowed professorships are among the highest honors a college can bestow on a faculty member and are reserved for scholars…

CICMD Trainee Caitlin Baumer receives NHLBI fellowship to fund cardiovascular study

Graduate student Caitlin Baumer receives NHLBI fellowship to fund cardiovascular study Caitlin Baumer a graduate student completing her Ph.D. training in the UF College of Medicine, has been awarded an F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA) for the National Institutes of Health. The one-year award…

CICMD member, Dr. Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D. led study on blood pressure control and health disparities.

https://ufhealth.org/news/2021/uf-led-study-opportunities-exist-improving-blood-pressure-control-and-reducing-health UF-led study: opportunities exist for improving blood pressure control and reducing health disparities. Published: Oct 18, 2021, By: Matthew Splett Category: UF Health, College of Pharmacy Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., M.S., an associate professor in the UF College of Pharmacy, collaborated with…