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 October 17, 2014

HHMI Med-into-Grad Fellowship

Prashant Verma has 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. Prashant received the fellowship based on his application titled, Using plane wave elastography to estimate the viscoelastic parameters of the vascular tissue. Prashant is a Ph.D. candidate in the ECE department mentored by Professor Marvin Doyley.