Graduate student Stella-Rita Ibeawuchi receives grant awards

Stella-Rita Ibeawuchi, a Ph.D. graduate student in Curt Sigmund’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, “Predoctoral Training in the Pharmacological Sciences,” and a two-year American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship for her project entitled, “Molecular Mechanism Underlying Vascular Function Regulation by Smooth Muscle PPAR gamma via RhoA/Rho Kinase Signaling.”  She was accepted to receive a Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation (PhRMA) Predoctoral Fellowship, due to overlap the PhRMA was turned back.