Awards & Recognition

Circulation Research; Volume 106, Number 6, April 2, 2010

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The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Volume 41, Issue 10, October 2009

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Circulation Research; Volume 95, Number 7, October 1, 2004

 

 


Editorial Boards:  Circulation Research, American Journal of Physiology – Heart & Circ Physiol, PLOS One, Frontiers in Physiology, Drug Discovery Today: Disease Models, ISRN Physiology, and Journal of Geriatric Cardiology

Active Reviewer: American Journal of Cardiology, American Journal of Physiology, Basic Research in Cardiology, British Journal of Pharmacology, Circulation Research, Circulation, Hypertension, Heart Rhythm Journal, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Molecular Therapy, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, PLOS One


National Institutes of Health

June 2009   NIH NHLBI ARRA Study Section in IPS-cell models for inherited arrhythmia syndromes

May 2010   NIH NHLBI review branch – PPG study section.

Sep 2010   NIH NHLBI review branch – PPG study section.

May 2011   NIH NHLBI Special Emphasis Panel: Cardiac Electrophysiology.

June 2011   NIH NHLBI Electrical Signaling, Transport and Arrhythmias (ESTA) Study Section.

Jan 2012   NIH NHLBI Review Branch: PPG on human IPS models of inherited arrhythmias.

NIH NHLBI CSR: Permanent member of ESTA: July 2012 – June 2018

Oct 2013   NIH NHLBI Review Branch: Program Project Grant.

Oct 2013   Chairperson, NIH Special Emphasis Panel, ZRG1 CVRS-M-02.

Oct 2014   Vice-Chair, ESTA Study Section.

Jun 2015   Vice-Chair, ESTA Study Section.

Feb 2018   NIH NHLBI Review Branch: Program Project Grant.

May 2018   NIH NHLBI Review Branch: Program Project Grant.

American Heart Association

2007-prsnt     Member of the AHA Cardiac Electrophysiology BSC1 Peer Review Committee

2014               Co-chair of the AHA Cardiac Electrophysiology BSC1 Peer Review Committee

2013               Member of the AHA Founders Affiliate Research Committee

2015               Co-chair of the AHA Cardiac Electrophysiology BSC1 Peer Review Committee

2016               Chair of the AHA Cardiac Electrophysiology BSC1 Peer Review Committee

2017               Chair of the AHA Cardiac Electrophysiology BSC1 Peer Review Committee

2017               Member of the AHA Founders Research Task Force

2018               Chair of the AHA Cardiac Electrophysiology Peer Review Committee for Fellowships

Recent AHA & HRS Activity

Invited Speaker or Chair at the Heart Rhythm Society for years:

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018

Invited speaker or Chair at the American Heart Association for years:

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018

Selected Awards at various career stages

1998   Young investigator award finalist, 2nd prize, American Federation of Medical Research & Central Society for Clinical Research. “Unique topographical distribution of M-cells underlies reentrant mechanism of torsade de pointes.” Chicago, IL.

2005   1st prize winner of the 2005 American Heart Association’s Melvin L Marcus Young Investigator Award in cardiovascular science for work entitled: “The mitochondrial Origin of Post-Ischemic Arrhythmias”

2006   Winner and 1st co-author of the 2005 Best Paper Award in Circulation for the manuscript: “Functional integration of electrically active cardiac derivatives from genetically engineered human embryonic stem cells with quiescent recipient ventricular cardiomyocytes: insights into the development of cell-based pacemakers”. Presented at the American Heart Association Meeting, Chicago IL, 11/2006

2007   Author of the manuscript Bioartificial sinus node constructed via in vivo gene transfer of an engineered pacemaker HCN Channel reduces the dependence on electronic pacemaker in a sick-sinus syndrome model”, which was selected as a “2006-2007 Groundbreaking study in Cardiovascular Medicine” by the editors of Circulation.

2008   Awarded AHA SDG 0830126N

2009   Irma T. Hirschl and Monique Well Caulier Investigator Award

2009   Awarded R01 HL091923

2012   Keynote talk, Saudi Heart Rhythm Society Meeting

2012   NIH NHLBI CSR: Permanent member of ESTA: July 2012 – June 2018

2013   Awarded AHA 13GRNT17000046

2013   Awarded 1R21 HL114378

2013   Member of the AHA Founders Research Committee (2013-2017)

2014   Awarded 1R01 HL119046

2016   Awarded 1R21 AG954211

2016   Awarded 1R01 HL137259

2017   Mentor to Lukas Motloch, Heart Rhythm Society’s Best of Early Career Physician Abstract

2017   Elected member of the AHA Founders Research Task Force

2018   Mentor to Benjamin Strauss, Heart Rhythm Society Young Investigator Award Finalist