Arshed Quyyumi, MD, FRCP, FACC (Cardiology) was selected for this year’s R. Wayne Alexander Excellence in Research Accomplishment Award at the Emory University Department of Medicine’s 2016 Celebratory Grand Rounds ceremony.
The R. Wayne Alexander Excellence in Research Accomplishment Award recognizes a Department of Medicine faculty member who has made significant contributions to medical knowledge, as realized through a body of research over his or her career.
Comments from Dr. Quyyumi’s nominator(s):
“His area of research is focused largely on the vascular system, where he has made many, many important contributions. His work has spanned the gamut, including understanding the role of the endothelium in control of vascular function in humans, fundamental studies of the role of a variety of biomarkers in predicting cardiovascular outcomes, and therapeutic studies examining the effectiveness of progenitor cells in vascular and cardiac repair.”
“He is one of those unique individuals who is able to move swiftly from basic science findings and translate them into clinically relevant understandings of the pathobiology of cardiovascular disease.”
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