nelson lab news 2019-2021

February 2021

NOVember-december 2020

Amreen Mughal wins CVRI Viridis Montis Early Career Investigator Challenge in Cardiovascular research

October 2020

Arash Moshkforoush and Maria Noterman join the Nelson Lab as Postdoctoral Associates​. Welcome Arash and Maria! 

September 2020

Masayo Koide becomes a Project Director at the Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health (NIH COBRE). Congratulations Masayo!

August 2020

Albert Gonzales starts his own lab at The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology. Congratulations Albert, we will miss you!


Mark Nelson and Mary Cushman receive Notice of Award from the NIH to establish a Center of Biomedical Research (COBRE) at UVM. The Center will be called Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health

July 2020

Osama Harraz receives the Career Development Award from the American Heart Association. Congratulations Osama!

may 2020

Nicholas Klug receives his Notice of Award for an F32 NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Congratulations Nick!  

APRIL 2020

Osama Harraz becomes Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology. Congratulations Osama! 

APRIL 2020

Adam Greenstein et al. publication in Hypertension is selected as High Impact by Hypertension Editor-in-Chief 

February 2020

Tom Heppner and Gerry Herrera receive a fundable score (2%) for their R01 grant application submitted to NIDDK. This bladder grant is expected to begin in the fall, where Tom and Gerry will serve as co-PI's

December 2019

october 2019

July 2019

Daniel Collier starts his own lab at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Memphis. Congratulations, we will miss you Dan!


Max Ross and Gaelin Kopec-Belliveau finish their time in the Nelson lab as Research Technicians. We will miss you Max and Gaelin! 

June 2019

Mark Nelson is awarded the Research Laureate Award at the Dean's Excellence in Research Celebration. Congratulations Mark!


Amreen Mughal is awarded an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship starting January 2020. Congratulations Amreen!


May 1st 2019

Mark T. Nelson elected to the National Academy of Sciences:

First faculty member at the University of Vermont to be elected to the National Academy of Sciences. 


The University of Vermont

Larner College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

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Given Building B333

Burlington, Vermont 05405