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Kenneth M. Brinkhaus Young Investigator Award

Robert Campbell, PhD was awarded the Kenneth M. Brinkhaus Young Investigator Award at the 2018 Science News for Vascular Discoveries Conference. The conference is in association with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vacscular Biology Council, the Peripheral Vascular Disease Council, and the Genomics and Precision Medicine Council. 

The Kenneth M. Brinkhaus Young Investigator Award is an award competition that recognizes young investigators as they finish their training and move into independent investigation. Alisa Wolberg who chaired the award for the thrombosis committee interviewed this year's recipient, Dr. Campbell, to learn more about his translational platelet research. 

Dr. Campbell presented his research abstract during the Young Investigator Award presentations: Interferon-induced Transmembrane 3 (IFITM3) on Megakaryocytes and Platelets Regulates Fibrinogen Endocytosis and Thrombosis During Inflammation.

Dr. Campbell recieved his PhD and completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also completed a second Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Medicine at the University of Utah. He is currently an assistant research professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine.