Education

Undergraduate
Wake Forest Univ - Undergradua (1977), Chemistry
Undergraduate
Wake Forest Univ - Undergradua (1977), Biology
Graduate School
Wake Forest Univ - Sch of Medi (1981), Biochemistry

Research Interest

  • Muscle Development
  • Stem cells
  • Transcriptional Regulation

Publications

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Honors & Awards

  • Eric N. Olson Mentorship Award established by International Society for Heart Research
    (2020)
  • Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology
    (2019)
  • Libin Prize for Excellence in Cardiovascular Research, Heritage Foundation, Canada
    (2017)
  • Dallas Historical Society Award for Excellence in Medicine
    (2016)
  • The Eugene Braunwald Mentorship Award, American Heart Association
    (2016)
  • March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology
    (2013)
  • Research Achievement Award, International Society for Heart Research
    (2013)
  • Passano Award
    (2012)
  • Fondation Lefoulon-Delalande Grand Prize for Science
    (2009)
  • Pollin Prize in Pediatric Research
    (2005)
  • Institute of Medicine
    (2001)
  • National Academy of Sciences
    (2000)
  • Pasarow Award in Cardiovascular Medicine
    (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Editorial Board, EMBO Molecular Medicine (2008)
  • Editorial Board, Developmental Cell (2005)
  • Editorial Board, Circulation (1993)
  • Editorial Board, Molecular and Cellular Biology (1993)