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May 10, 2016

Boombim-Worawan Limpitikul honored with Young Investigators Awards

oombim-Worawan Limpitikul

Limpitikul (second from left) shown with her award plaque.

MD/PhD candidate Boombim-Worawan Limpitiku, under the supervision of Dr. David T. Yue, has been honored with a Young Investigator Award from the Heart Rhythm Society. She was selected for this prestigious research award — which includes monetary prize of $1,000 plus travel expenses — based on submission of her research, "A Foray in to personalized medicine: rescue of function in calmodulinopathy iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes."

Limpitikul was also presented with a Courts K. Cleveland, Jr. Young Investigator Award for Pediatric Cardiac Channelopathy Research from the Sudden Cardiac Death Syndrome (SADS) Foundation and Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES). This award recognizes outstanding, original academic works in the field of cardiac channelopathies. Winner of this Young Investigator Award receives $500 along with travel expenses.