Cardio Palooza

An annual celebration of research discoveries.

Cardio-Palooza is an annual research retreat to celebrate ongoing research and to foster future discoveries in cardiovascular science and medicine at UMN. Starting in 2009, the goal of the retreat is to enliven the entire UMN cardiovascular community and related constituents, under the direction the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology in partnership with the Lillehei Heart Institute. Faculty and all active research members of their labs, highlighting students, fellows, trainees, lab managers present their latest work, which underlies the foundation of our interactions. All participants present their recent work (talks /posters will be selected) – emphasis will be on unpublished work and new directions. The poster session is robust and dynamic and always a retreat highlight.

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2019

Award Winners: Sasha Prisco, Clinical Fellow (Prins Lab); Laura Hocum Stone - Post-Doc/Scientist (Kelly Lab); Vasanth Ravikumar, Graduate Student (Talkachova Lab); Stephanie Deng, Summer Scholar (Prins Lab); Elizabeth Ener, People's Choice (Kyba Lab) Picture gallery

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2018

Award winners: Meghana Iyer, Summer Scholar (Tranquillo lab); Lee Meier, Graduate Student (Binstadt lab); Zhongming Chen, Post doc (van Berlo lab); Jason Allen, Clinical Fellow (Bartos lab) Picture gallery

Past Events

2017

Award winners: Karena Lin, Summer Scholar (Perlingeiro lab); Tatyana Meyers, Graduate Student (Townsend lab); Ning Xie, Post doc; Kurt Prins, Clinical Fellow (Metzger lab) 
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2016

Award winners: Hyun Cho, Summer Scholar; Yi-Wei Lin, Graduate Students (Pharmacology); Bhairab N. Singh, Researcher (School of Medicine); Stephen George, Medical Fellow (Cardiology) 
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2015

Award winners: Pa Nhiam Moua, Summer Scholar (Metzger lab); John Rohode, Graduate Student (Thomas lab); Zeeshan Syedain, Post Doc (Tranquillo lab); Kurt Prins, Clinical Fellow (Metzger lab). 
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2014

Award winners: Jared Matzhe, summer scholar; Jackie McCort, graduate student (BMBB); Ninitha Asirvantham-Jeyarj, Post Doc (Osborn lab); Young Kwon, Clinical Fellow. 
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2013

Award winners: Courtney Connolly, Summer Scholar; Kaustubh Mote, Graduate Student; Bhairab N. Singh, Post Doc; Khalil Murad, Clinical Fellow. 
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2012

Award winners: Monica Knaack, Summer Scholars; Cheryl Cero, Graduate Student; Tara Rasmussen, Post Doc; Forum Kamdar, Clinical Fellow. 
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