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[10/21/2021] Our abstract has received the Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award that recognizes the authors with the highest ranked abstract from the United States at Scientific Sessions 2021! Congrats to all the authors for the ourstanding work!

“Xun Wu, Ziyi Wang, Jianting Shi, Fang Li, Young Joo Yang, Rebecca M. Moore, Margot K. Chirikjian, Ira A. Tabas, Ai Yamamoto, Hanrui Zhang. WDFY3 is Required for the Efficient Degradation of Engulfed Apoptotic Cells by Macrophages During Efferocytosis”.

[08/14/2021] We will be sharing our science at AHA21 in Boston! Xun has received the “ATVB Outstanding Research Award” and will present his abstract titled “WDFY3 is Required for the Efficient Degradation of Engulfed Apoptotic Cells by Macrophages During Efferocytosis”. Fang is selected as one of the four finalists for the “Elaine W. Raines Early Career Investigator Award” and will present her manuscript “Elucidating the Variant-to-Function Relationship for LIPA, a Risk Locus of Coronary Artery Diseases”!

[07/01/2021] Hanrui is named the “Irving Scholar” and “Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences”.

[04/01/2021] Congratulations to Xun for receiving an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship!

[11/17/2020] Ziyi has received “Honors in Thesis Research”. We are so excited for you!

[05/07/2020] Hanrui has won the Irving H. Page Junior Faculty Research Award sponsored by the American Heart Association ATVB Council.

Thanks the team, our collaborators, funding support from the NIH/AHA/The Russell Berrie Foundation, and the AHA ATVB community!

[04/20/2020] The lab has received a 5-year R01 (2020-2025) to explore novel regulators of macrophage efferocytosis discovered by genome-wide CRISPR screens.

[12/03/2019] Congratulations to Fang for receiving an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship!

[09/01/2019] Dr. Xun Wu, recipient of The Russell Berrie Foundation Scholar Award, joined the lab as a Postdoctoral Scientist.

[08/23/2019] Congratulations to our summer undergraduate student researchers!

Thanks our undergraduate interns for their contributions this summer! @ Raneem Hamad (Columbia College Summer Fund), Jeana Chun (Recipient of Grossman Family Internship Fund), Annie Rozenblyum (Barnard Summer Research Institute Scholarship), and Yolanda Baptiste (Fellow of the NERA Program).

[05/16/2019] Fang has received an ATVB Travel Award for Young Investigators and an Outstanding Poster Award ! @ Vascular Discovery 2019 Scientific Sessions in Boston, MA.

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[11/15/2018] Dr. Fang Li joined the lab as a Postdoctoral Scientist.

[07/01/2018] Lab officially starts! And Jianting Shi joined the lab!