Drs. Silverman published a new research article in Cytoskeleton that demonstrates a novel role for spectrin in atherosclerosis

11 Capture with important therapeutics implications. One of the pictures was selected for cover! You can read the article at  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cm.v72.4/issuetoc

Hasan Bilal took two courses with Drs. Silverman at U of Toronto Scarborough (Physiology and Service Learning and outreach) and subsequently worked under the supervision of Drs. Silverman as a work study student one summer and 2 summers as an NSERC summer student. Hasan is now a 4th year medical student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York USA. Congratulations!

Spectrin Alpha is Important for Rear Polarization of the Microtubule Organizing Center During Migration and Spindle Pole Assembly During Division of Neointimal Smooth Muscle Cells (2015) Rosalind V. Silverman-Gavrila,1 Lorelei B. Silverman-Gavrila,2 Khawaja Hasan Bilal,1 and Michelle P. Bendeck1 * 1 Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 2 Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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