Two share NIH grant on blood-vessel research

Jessica Wagenseil, DSc, associate professor of mechanical engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and Robert Mecham, PhD, the Alumni Endowed Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology at the School of Medicine and professor of medicine, of pediatrics and of biomedical engineering, received a four-year, $381,250 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research titled “Vessel Stiffening, Hypertension and Vascular Extracellular Matrix.”