The U of M Office of Academic Clinical Affairs has awarded Assistant Professor Kurt Prins, MD, PhD, and Associate Professor Melissa Gardner, PhD, of the College of Biological Sciences a $200k faculty research development grant for their project  “Estrogen Directly Regulates Microtubule Dynamics to Mediate Sex-Differences in Right Ventricular Function.” Prins and Gardner were among six recipients selected by a committee of twenty-one reviewers out of 36 applicants for the grant award.