Nayak and Shekhar Accepted into HHMI Fellowship
July 25, 2013
Rohit Nayak and Himanshu Shekhar have both been accepted into the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Med-into-Grad Fellowship in Cardiovascular Science. This prestigious HHMI sponsored URMC fellowship augments traditional Ph.D. training with clinical rotations, a clinical co-mentor, a weekly Cardiovascular Research Institute seminar series, and translational cardiovascular coursework to train the next generation of bench-to-bedside cardiovascular scientists. Rohit received the fellowship based on his application titled, "Predicting the propensity of atherosclerotic plaque rupture using noninvasive vascular elastography." Himanshu received the fellowship based on his application titled, "Nonlinear chirp-coded ultrasound pulsing for imaging plaque neovasculature". Congratulations to Rohit and Himanshu!