News and Events

Congratulations to Hla Lab members Andreane Cartier, Michel Levesque, Eric Engelbrecht, Colin Niaudet, Bongnam Jung, and Steve Swendeman on their publications!

 

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Cartier A, Hla T. Sphingosine 1-phosphate: Lipid signaling in pathology and therapy. Science. 2019 Oct 18.

Cartier A, Leigh T, Liu CH, Hla T. Endothelial sphingosine 1-phosphate receptors promote vascular normalization and antitumor therapy. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2020 Feb.

Yanagida K, Engelbrecht E, Niaudet C, Jung B, Gaengel K, Holton K, Swendeman S, Liu CH, Levesque MV, Kuo A, Fu Z, Smith LEH, Betsholtz C, Hla T. Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Receptor Signaling Establishes AP-1 Gradients to Allow for Retinal Endothelial Cell Specialization. Dev Cell. 2020 Feb 6.

Engelbrecht E, Levesque MV, He L, Vanlandewijck M, Nitzsche A, Niazi H, Kuo A, Singh SA, Aikawa M, Holton K, Proia RL, Kono M, Pu WT, Camerer E, Betsholtz C, Hla T. Sphingosine 1-phosphate-regulated transcriptomes in heterogenous arterial and lymphatic endothelium of the aorta. Elife. 2020 Feb 24.

 

The Hla Lab enjoys a Holiday BBQ Lunch 

 

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Steve Swendeman, PhD and Dr. Hla present at the 2019 Vascular Biology Retreat in Cambridge, MA

      Photographs by: Kristin Johnson          

 

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Andreane Carter, PhD presents at Work In Progress on Novermber 6th, 2019 

 

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The Hla Lab hosts the 2019 Fondation Leducq Retreat in Boston

 

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The Hla Lab hosts VBP's Friday Tea!

                                       

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Farewell and best wishes to Marle Kraft!

 

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Congrats and best wishes to Dr. Sylvain Galvani!

Sylvain, the passsionate French sicentist in the Hla lab, will start his next adventure in Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston. We will miss you! 

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Good luck to Dr. Yuichi Inagaki!

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Farewell Mario Castro! 

We bid farewell to Mario Castro, who supported the Hla Lab for 9 productive years. He is moving back to New York city to join Pfizer HQ as an executive assistant. Best of luck and bon voyage!

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Dr. Michel Levesque presented at Work in Progress on April 10, 2019

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Dr. Keisuke Yanagida spoke at the VBP Work in Progress seminar series on October 24, 2018

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Farewell and best wishes to Hisano and his beautiful family in Japan!

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Thank you for having us for the end of summer BBQ, Hla family!

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Good luck to our SUMMER STUDENTS: Vitoria and Ebuka!

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Hla Lab Spring Teas!

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Drs. Andreane Cartier and Yu Hisano presented at the Work In Progress Seminar

for the Vascular Biology Program

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Welcome to the lab, baby Riku!

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Hla Lab at the 2018 Vascular Biology Program Retreat

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Congratulations on your grant, Cecilia!

cecilia grantDr. Cecilia Frej has received a 4-year postdoc grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, a Danish foundation focusing on diabetes and diabetic co-morbidities. Her grant will support Cecilia for 3 years in Dr. Hla’s lab at Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts followed by one year with Dr. Craig Wheelock at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

 

The Hla lab bonding & enjoying an end-of-summer Japanese BBQ lunch!

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Eric Engelbrecht answering questions at the poster session at the 2017 Gordon Research Conference on Angiogenesis in Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island

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Dr. Michel Levesque presenting his poster at the 2017 FASEB: Lysophospholipid and Related Mediators-from Bench to Clinic meeting in New Orleans, LA

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We were happy to host Dr. Holger Gerhardt for a special STANDING ROOM ONLY seminar for the Vascular Biology Program on August 15, 2017!

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Yuquan's farewell luncheon - Best of luck!

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Wishing Tani well on her future endeavors!

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We welcome some new faces to the Hla lab!

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From Left to Right: Andrew Kuo, Yuichi Inagaki, Cecilia Frej, and Martinique Ogle

 

Dr. Hla was honored to give the 9th Annual Dr. Judah Folkman Lecture on May 18, 2017

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