AJP Article Subject of Press Release

In collaboration with Simon Laboratory, Dr. Passerini published an article in The American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology on December 17, 2010. The article, “Endothelial inflammation correlates with subject triglycerides and waist size following a high fat meal,” has been the subject of a recent press release by the UC Davis Campus News. Continue reading

Two Recent Publications by AG Passerini Released

Dr. Anthony Passerini published a high-impact article in American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology. The article, reflecting Passerini Lab’s collaboration with Simon Lab, elucidates the inflammatory potential of dietary lipids. To read or save a PDF copy of the article, click here.   –Wang YI, Schulze J, Raymond … Continue reading

October 2010

Congratulations to Sherrod DeVerse for receiving the Katherine & Don Black Scholar award from ARCS Foundation. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation, Inc. is a national volunteer women’s organization dedicated to helping the best and brightest U. S. graduate and undergraduate students by providing scholar awards in natural sciences, … Continue reading

October 2009

Congratulations to Sherrod DeVerse who completed his qualifying exam and advanced to candidacy. The lab was well represented at the 2009 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Pittsburg, PA where we presented the following abstracts: Wang YF, Raymond N, Passerini AG, Simon Si. Triglyceride-rich lipoproteins from normo- and hyperlipidemic subjects … Continue reading

January 2008

Prof. Passerini and Prof. Simon have been awarded a multiple PI R01 by the NIH, NHLBI entitled “Vascular mimetics to study inflammation and atherosclerosis.”  The overall goal of the project is to identify the mechanisms by which dietary lipoproteins from healthy and metabolic syndrome subjects act as proinflammatory mediators in … Continue reading

July 2007

Prof. Passerini was awarded a two year beginning grant-in-aid from the American Heart Association to study the “Influence of endothelial cell aging on susceptibility to the inflammatory mechanisms of atherogenesis.”  The goal of this project is to examine aging as a risk factor in cardiovascular disease, identifying molecular signatures of … Continue reading