- Drs Webin Tan and Taixing Cui have received funding for their proposal "Pilot Project: CYLD as a therapeutic agent for SARS-COVID-2 spike protein-exacerbated myocardial damage" via Dr Igor Robinson's NIH-funded Center for Therapeutic Targets.
- Dr Jay Potts has received funding from the SC Research Authority for his proposal "Generation of Bioactive analogs of a neuropeptide, (a-CGRP) and its implications in cardiovascular disease."
2021 M1 Teacher of the Year - Congratulations to Dr. Erika Blanck for her selection by the medical student class of 2024 as the M1 Teacher of the Year!
- 2021 USC Aspire Awards
ASPIRE II Award titled “Calcific aortic valve stenosis: Sex-specific mechanisms and therapy” including Mohamad Azhar and Holly LaVoie from CBA, Minsuk Shin (Statistics), Reilly Enos (PMI) and Sajish Matthew (Drug Discovery & Biomedical Science).
ASPIRE II Award titled “Ameliorating side-effects of chemotherapy to improve treatment tolerance and quality of life” including Angela Murphy (overall PI), Kandy Velazquez (PMI), Peisheng Xu (Drug Discovery & Biomedical Science), Ciaran Fairman (Exercise Science), Daping Fan and Wayne Carver (CBA).
ASPIRE I Award titled “Computational modeling the effects of chronic alcohol abuse on the heart” (Wayne Carver).
- 2021 USC Educational Foundation Research Award for Health Sciences - Congratulations to Dr. Daping Fan for receipt of this award given annually to recognize
outstanding faculty achievement in research and scholarship in the health sciences
- 2021 USC Distinguished Research Service Award - Congratulations to Dr. Holly LaVoie for receipt of this award for her exceptional dedication to University of South Carolina research programs including service on internal funding and awards programs.