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European Meeting on Hypertension 
Dr. Alessandra Zulian, Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Vera Golovina, receives her Poster Award at the 20th European Meeting on Hypertension held in Oslo, Norway, on June 18-21, 2010. 
Three Members of the PPG Honored Recently with Awards for Meeting Presentations
 

Dr. Alessandra Zulian, Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Vera Golovina, was awarded a Poster Award from the European Society of Hypertension and 500 Euros for the poster presentation entitled, “Up-regulation of Na/Ca exchanger and TRPC6 contributes to abnormal Ca2+ homeostasis in arterial myocytes from milan hypertensive rats", Authors: A. Zulian, S.G. Baryshnikov, C.I. Linde, J.M. Hamlyn, P. Ferrari and V.A. Golovina, at the 20th European Meeting on Hypertension held in Oslo, Norway, on June 18-21, 2010.

Dr. John M. Hamlyn’s laboratory won a "Best Abstract Award" at the Endocrine Society meeting on June 21st, 2010, in San Diego for their abstract entitled, “Decreased Abundance of Carbon 13 in Endogenous Ouabain from Bovine Adrenal Glands versus Plant Ouabain: Implications for the Biosynthesis of Cardiotonic Steroids by Mammals and Plants”, Authors: Gerti Tashko, Robert Rogowski, Varun Tilva, Yong Liu, Bruce P. Hamilton, and John M. Hamlyn.

Dr. Jin Zhang was awarded a Vancouver Hypertension 2010 Award for the abstract, “in vivo Imaging in Ca/calmodulin Biosensor Mouse Arteries Reveals Mechanisms of Arterial Tone”, Author(s): Zhang J., Chen L., Blaustein M.P., and Wier W.G.  Dr. Zhang will receive the award at the 23rd Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension to be held September 26-30th, 2010.