Eugene Podrez, MD, PhD
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Education & Professional Highlights
Awards & Honors
- Robert C. Tarazi Fellowship Award for cardiovascular research, Cleveland Clinic, 1999
“Pathophysiological Activities of Oxidized Phospholipids,” NIH/NHLBI Grant RO1HL077213-01 A1, E.A. Podrez, Principle Investigator ($1,000,000/5-year direct costs), 2005-2010
“Molecular Basis of Oxidative Modification of LDL,” NIH /NHLBI Grant 5R01HL053315-07, E.A. Podrez, Co-Investigator (total direct costs - $1,500,000/5-year; 500,000/5-year direct costs to E.A.Podrez), 2005-2010
Research & Publications
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