This year’s recipient of the Mary Rodes Gibson Memorial Award in Hemostasis and Thrombosis is Louisa M. Dowal, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. Dr. Dowal is currently working in the laboratory of Dr. Bruce Furie, in the Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her abstract, “A Chemical Genetic Analysis of Platelet Activation Identifies an Antithrombotic Allosteric Modulator That Acts Through Helix 8 of Par1,” will be presented this morning at 11:00 a.m. in Hall F1/F2 at the Orange County Convention Center.
In addition, the Mary Rodes Gibson Memorial Award in Hemostasis and Thrombosis recipient is invited to present during the Special Session on the Basic Science of Hemostasis and Thrombosis. This session will be held tomorrow morning from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Dr. Dowal will speak at 8:15 a.m.
The Mary Rodes Gibson Memorial Award in Hemostasis and Thrombosis was established in 2006 to recognize the trainee (undergraduate student, medical student, graduate student, resident physician, or postdoctoral fellow) who is the first author and presenter of the highest scoring abstract submitted in the field of hemostasis and thrombosis. This award is made possible by the Mary Rodes Gibson Hemostasis-Thrombosis Foundation to continue the legacy of Mary Rodes Gibson who suffered from severe, type 3 von Willebrand disease.
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