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Department of Medicine Investigator Award

This award is presented annually to members of the Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. The award has been generously supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.

2009 Winners

Winner

Geoffrey W. Abbott, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology in Medicine
Division: Cardiology
"The Curious Case of the Bald, Dwarf Mice with Cardiac Hypertrophy"

Runners-Up

David J. Christini, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering in Medicine
Division: Cardiology
"Mechanism of Subcellular Alternans in Cardiac Myocytes: A Combined Experimental and Mathematical Modeling Study"

Ari M. Melnick, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division: Hematology & Medical Oncology
"Therapeutic Targeting of the BCL6 Oncogene"