January 11, 2018

Daniel Shill has been awarded an Individual Predoctoral Fellowship by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health through the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award program. The purpose of this program is to enable promising predoctoral students with potential to develop into productive, independent research scientists and obtain mentored research training while conducting dissertation research. Daniel’s mentorship team includes Drs. James Hagberg (Sponsor), Sarah Kuzmiak-Glancy, Steven Prior, and Sushant Ranadive from the Department of Kinesiology, in addition to Dr. Steven Jay (Co-Sponsor) from the Department of Bioengineering. Mr. Shill’s project titled Role of Endothelial Cell Metabolism in Cardiovascular Disease and the Atheroprotective Effects of Chronic Exercise will be supported for three years.