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NEWS (2020)

  • November 2020

Read our latest publication on miRNA biomarkers for neonatal lung disease in the Journal of Perinatology. Congratulations to all team members on this great collaboration!!! 

Dr. Silveyra presents our research at the 3rd World Laureates Forum (WLF) after being selected as one of the top 100 outstanding young scientists worldwide!!!



  • October 2020

Our research fellow Dr. Daniel Rodriguez Bauza publishes his first review and meta-analysis on sex differences in exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. Congratulations Dan!!

Read his work here

Congratulations to our two research technicians Deborah Montes and Heba Al Housseiny for presenting their work at the 2020 virtual SACNAS conference!! We are so proud of you!!!

Dr. Silveyra receives the SACNAS Outstanding Research and Professional Mentor. Congratulations!!!!


  • September 2020

Congratulations to our research technician Heba Al Housseiny for publishing her first paper as a first author!! Read it here


  • August 2020

Former lab member Rachel Steckbeck joins Ben Gurion University as a medical student!!!!


  • May 2020

Dr. Silveyra joins National Academies Board on Higher Education and Workforce 


  • March 2020

Dr. Silveyra receives $30,000 pilot funding from the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS).

Great news from our former trainees!! 
- Ashley Weaver gets accepted to PhD program at Baylor College of Medicine.
- Maria Chroneos gets accepted to PhD program at the University of Pittsburgh.
- Dr. Lidys Rivera gets accepted to the residency program in Pathology at Penn State!​
- Dr. Anika Naeem gets accepted to the residency program in Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky. 

Congratulations to all!!!


  • February 2020

Dr. Silveyra is selected for the National Academy of Medicine Emerging Leaders Program


  • January 2020

APS summer fellowship opportunity - check it out! 

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