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 September 10, 2013

HHMI Med-into-Grad Fellowship in Cardiovascular Science

Himanshu Shekhar and Rohit Nayak have both been accepted into the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Med-into-Grad Fellowship in Cardiovascular Science. This prestigious HHMI sponsored URMC fellowship augments traditional Ph.D. training with clinical rotations, a clinical co-mentor, a weekly Cardiovascular Research Institute seminar series, and translational cardiovascular coursework to train the next generation of bench-to-bedside cardiovascular scientists. Himanshu received the fellowship based on his application titled, Nonlinear chirp-coded ultrasound pulsing for imaging plaque neovascular. Rohit received the fellowship based on his application titled, Predicting the propensity of atherosclerotic plaque rupture using noninvasive vascular elastography.Congratulations to Rohit and Himanshu!