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  • 09.20.2022

    A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.

  • 08.11.2022

    Chloe Symons concludes summer program and research in the lab with a presentation titled "The Role of ZFP36 in Endothelial Angiogenesis Regulation within a Retinal Model."

  • 07.29.2022

    Melanie Cabrera, Pulmonary and Critical Care Summer Intern, presents her poster titled "Vascular Anomalies Induced by Mutation in RASA1"

  • 07.29.2022

    Kiran Garapati presents his poster titled "SARS-CoV-2 Cytokines Effect in Endothelial PANoptosis."

  • 07.28.2022

    Millie Romay attended the 2022 AHA Basic Cardiovascular Science Meeting at the Chicago Hilton to present her poster on Notch3!

  • 07.28.2022

    Arispe lab bids farewell to summer interns whose stay at the was short-lived. But after all, what's better than a summer spent doing science with friends?!

  • 07.22.2022

    Hannah Sunshine traveled to Lewiston, Maine, and presented a poster on the RNA-decay protein ZFP36 at the 2022 GRC meeting on Notch Signaling in Development, Regeneration and Disease.

  • 07.07.2022
    Chloe Symons joins as part of the CURE-AP Capstone program at the Lurie Cancer Center! Read more about Chloe here.
  • 07.01.2022

    The National Center for Cardiovascular Investigations Carlos III (Centro de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III CNIC) hosts Dr. Arispe for a lecture on "Intimal Resident Macrophages: A new population of vascular macrophages that resides within the endothelial layer." The event was held in person in Madrid, Spain and streamed live virtually.

  • 06.27.2022

    Dr. Luisa Arispe presents a lecture titled "Endothelial Cell Replication in Vivo" at the GRC Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Health and Disease conference at Castelldefels, Spain. 

  • 06.24.2022
    Check out Jocelyn Salvador's new mini-review in Frontiers in Cell & Developmental Biology on Nuclear Mechanosensation and Mechanotransduction in Vascular Cell.
  • 06.23.2022
    Dr. Arispe gives a shout-out to BMP (Katiannah Moise), Vimentin (Jocelyn Salvador), Notch (Annmarie Dominguez), mitotic events (Danielle Pi) during her presentation at the 2022 Cellular and Molecular Basis of Disease Symposium, "Gene-Environment Interactions in Development and Disease".
  • 06.18.2022

    Recent lab alumni, Dr. Gloria Hernandez, celebrates her wedding surrounded by friends and family!

  • 06.14.2022

    Another cheerful celebration: Annmarie Domiguez advances to candidacy! One step closer, many more adventures ahead.

  • 05.17.2022

    Celebrating all the steps of a successful scientist, the Lab celebrates Danielle's advancement to candidacy.

  • 05.06.2022
    Drs. Luisa Iruela-Arispe and Miikka Vikkula attend their first Leducq Symposium and Committee Meeting. Dr. Vikkula was announced the European Coordinator and Dr. Arispe, North American Coordinator of the Leducq-funded network titled "Recalibrating Vascular Malformations by Pharmacological Intervention," ReVAMP for short. Click here to learn more about the group.
  • 05.04.2022

    Dr. Iruela-Arispe travels to Frankfurt, Germany to present a lecture titled "A unique macrophage population that safeguards intravascular clotting," at the SFB 834 International Meeting hosted by the Institute for Vascular Signalling.

  • 04.21.2022

    "Through single-cell RNA-sequencing and by tracking closure of the ductus arteriosus in mice, we uncovered the unexpected contribution of vimentin in driving complete closure of the ductus arteriosus through a mechanism that includes deregulation of the Notch signaling pathway." Read the full article here.

  • 04.08.2022

    The Lab welcomes Spencer, newest undergraduate addition! Spencer is a senior undergraduate student at Northwestern University in the Arispe lab. When he is not in class, doing research in the lab, or leading NU World Cup, a club that organizes charity soccer tournaments and cultural events on campus, he enjoys playing tennis and the piano, spending time with his friends and two brothers, hiking, and finding good places to eat in Chicago.

  • 03.11.2022

    Millie Romay was selected to present her project at the Loyola University Chicago Cardiovascular Research Symposium on March 11, 2022 and won best abstract presentation! Her poster presentation is titled "Notch3 Deficiency Impairs Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Contractility and Glymphatic Function in the Brain."

  • 03.11.2022

    Hannah Sunshine receives Honorable Mention(!) at the Regional Cardiovascular Research Symposium with her poster titled "The RNA-decay protein ZFP36 regulates angiogenesis and endothelial response to VEGF stimulation."

  • 01.21.2022

    Katiannah shares a FRAP timelapse of HAECs expressing EB3. 

  • 01.12.2022

    Check out the latest publication from the Lab, revealing that intravascular resident macrophages are essential to regulate thrombin activity and clear fibrin deposits in regions of disturbed blood flow.

  • 12.14.2021

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been selected to serve as the home of the Journal of Clinical Investigation for its next five-year term, and Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, has been elected as the journal’s next editor-in-chief.

  • 10.14.2021

    Dr. Gloria (Glo) Hernandez defended her doctoral dissertation, presenting to a virtual and in-person on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The Defense titled “Aortic intimal macrophages are essential for maintenance of the non-thrombogenic intravascular state” drew a crowd upwards of 72 people.

  • 10.06.2021

    Dr. Luisa Iruela-Arispe presented a talk titled “Molecular Mechanisms Associated with Vascular Anomalies” at the 2021 EMBO Vascular Malformations workshop in Barcelona, Spain. She also chaired the session focused on arteriovenous and cerebral cavernous malformations.

  • 09.23.2021

    From left to right: Gloria Hernandez, Dr. Luisa Iruela-Arispe, and Jocelyn Salvador traveled to Munich, Germany to present their findings at the Kloster Seeon Angiogenesis Meeting. It was their first meeting post-pandemic and a real scientific feast!! Gloria presented a talk on aortic intimal resident macrophages and Jocelyn showcased her findings on vimentin and endothelial nucleus.

  • 09.20.2021

    Feinberg school of Medicine celebrated 23 recently appointed endowed professorships, amongst them Dr. Luisa Iruela-Arispe. While Dr. Arispe was appointed Stephen Walter Ranson Professor and Chair on October 2019, the celebration was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 09.15.2021

    Jocelyn and Sneza were afforded the opportunity to visit Dr. Stacey Rizzo’s Lab at the University of Pittsburgh for training and are now well equipped to start behavioral phenotyping of mice.

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