Introducing Brenda Gerull

The latest edition (2009 issue 2) of Libin Life, the official newsletter of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, is now available in print and electronic versions. One of the articles therein is an interview with our newest international recruit, Dr. Brenda Gerull, who will be working in the area of Cardiovascular Genetics.

Here’s the intro …

“Stampede City perfect for researching Genes”


Dr. Brenda Gerull is the latest international recruit joining the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. Having already received an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Clinical Investigator award, she arrived at the end of June 2009. Dr. Gerull obtained her MD from the Humboldt-University in Berlin in 1997. Subsequently she completed her training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the Charitè in Berlin-Buch and worked as postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine. Most recently, she was Helmholtz Fellow and Junior Leader of a group interested in Genetic Disorders of the Cardiovascular System at the same Institute.

To read the rest of the article and the interview, check out Libin Life. Go to the Libin Institute’s portal and then scroll down a pinch to where you see “Libin Life – hot off the press!” on the left.

If you have received a print version of Libin Life in the past, look for it in the mail over the next week or so. If you do not receive a print version of Libin Life and would like to be on our distribution, please e-mail Candace Liedtke with your coordinates.


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