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2020 CCVR NeuroVascular Day Trainee Awardees


Thank you for your participation and support of the first Chicago NeuroVascular Meeting, held February 13th, 2020. Nearly 100 attendees met to discuss current neurovascular research. We extend congratulations to the following trainee competition winners:

Best Trainee Oral Presentation: Tie for First Place:
Rachel Knopp, Greg Thatcher Lab. "Nonselective calpain-cathepsin inhibition preserves BBB-dysfunction in an oxidative-stress based TBI model"
Qanber Raza, Jan Kitajewski Lab. "Notch signaling based screen identifies axon guidance receptor Unc5b as a genetic modulator of endothelial cell migration and cell-cell adhesion"

Trainee Poster Competition, First Place:
Taliha Nadeem, Cuervo Lab. "Inhibition of Notch signaling in pericytes leads to AVM-like lesions"

Trainee Poster Competition, Second Place:
Troy Trevino, Lutz Lab. "A CXCL10-CXCR3 axis drives caveolar BBB permeability in neuroimmune disease"

Sent on behalf of the Chicago NeuroVascular Meeting Organization Committee