Sarver Heart Center

Generous Donors Continue to Support Sarver Heart Center Investigator Awards

Kristina Sin, BS (Photo Credit: Sarver Heart Center)
Kristina Sin, BS (Photo Credit: Sarver Heart Center)
University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center awarded six Investigator Awards totaling more than $95,000 for the 2020-2021 grant cycle. Of the awards, one was granted to Kristina Sin, BS — undergraduate student in the Gonzales Lab — along with Trevor Wendt, BS — Clinical Translational Sciences PhD graduate student mentor — and Rayna J Gonzales, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences.

About the College

Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 593 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,400 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.