American Society for Investigative Pathology, February 2012, Vol 4, No. 1

Have you recently completed any milestones in YOUR training or career?

On behalf of the Committee for Career Development, Women and Minorities, we would like to invite you to submit your recent accomplishments to be featured in the ASIP Trainee Newsletter.

This “Trainee Milestones and Updates” page highlights honors/awards, grants/ fellowships, new jobs/promotions and publications of ASIP Trainee members, whether you're just beginning your academic career, or you're well on your way as a seasoned young investigator!

To submit an article or announcement for the next issue of the ASIP Trainee Newsletter, please email your article to Submissions are subject to review. Please include a digital photograph with your submission.

ASIP Trainee Newsletter
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Cindy Thomas-Charles

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Mark E. Sobel




Trainee Milestones and Updates

Prince Awuah We would like to congratulate Prince Awuah, a PhD candidate and ASIP Trainee at the University of Pittsburgh for a recent publication entitled, Hepatocyte γ-catenin compensates for conditionally deleted β-catenin at adherens junctions in the Journal of Hepatology. Prince also has submitted an editorial, Cell cycle-related Kinase links androgen receptor & β-catenin signaling in HCC: Why men are at a loss? to Journal of Hepatology. Prince is on the ASIP Membership Committee and is a MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) Peer Mentor. He has presented his work as a poster at the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) Conference.
Bela Horvath

We would like to congratulate Béla Horváth at the National Institutes for Health for recently publishing a review article entitled The Endocannabinoid System and Plant-Derived Cannabinoids in Diabetes and Diabetic Complications in The American Journal of Pathology.

Jacqueline Jones Congratulations to Jacqueline Jones, an ASIP Trainee at Tuskegee University in Alabama for publishing a manuscript entitled, Clinical and Biological Significance of KISS1 Expression in Prostate Cancer in The American Journal of Pathology. Jacqueline will be awarded the ASIP Experimental Pathologist-in-Graduate Training Award (EPIGT) at the 2012 ASIP meeting in San Diego
Ravi Patel Congratulations to Ravi Patel, currently an Assistant Professor at Emory University for his recent manuscript, Probiotic Bacteria Induce Maturation of Intestinal Claudin 3 Expression and Barrier Function in The American Journal of Pathology. After having completed a fellowship in 2011, Ravi has joined the faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.