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The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award Winners​

The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award was established to encourage researchers to maintain and enhance their interest in PF research during the early stages of their academic career. 

Brian Zabel, PhD

Apr 20, 2021, 12:54 PM
Title : Brian Zabel, PhD
First Name : Brian
Middle Name :
Last Name : Zabel
Position :
University : Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research
Proposal Title : "Role of Chemerin and its Receptors in TGF-beta-induced Experimental Pulmonary Fibrosis"
Proposal Funder : Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dr. Zabel is a Senior Research Scientist at the Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research. Dr. Zabel received BS degrees in Biology and Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997 and a PhD in Immunology from Stanford University in 2004. His PhD thesis and postdoctoral work focused on the identification and characterization of novel white blood cell attractant chemerin and its receptors in homeostasis and inflammatory disease. Most recently, his laboratory, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense, has focused on understanding the potential protective role of white blood cells in experimental models of pulmonary fibrosis. Dr. Zabel is particularly interested in translational medicine, a pursuit fostered by the SPARK program (Stanford University) and various biotech industry interactions (LeukoSite, Inc., ChemoCentryx, Inc., CombImmune, Inc., and LakePharma, Inc.). Dr. Zabel holds seven patents, has published more than 35 peer-reviewed research papers, review articles, and book chapters, and is a recipient of the Hugh McDevitt Prize (2004). He is Chair of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is married to Janet Zabel and they have one daughter, Madison (5).
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The Albert Rose Established Investigator Award Winners

Created to allow established investigators to explore novel, innovative areas of research, the Albert Rose Established Investigator Award provides critical support to the development of new projects, and enables the investigator to pursue additional funding through the National Institutes of Health or other agencies. Two $50,000 grants are awarded per annual cycle, disbursed over a two-year period.

Brian Zabel, PhD

Apr 20, 2021, 12:54 PM
Title : Brian Zabel, PhD
First Name : Brian
Middle Name :
Last Name : Zabel
Position :
University : Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research
Proposal Title : "Role of Chemerin and its Receptors in TGF-beta-induced Experimental Pulmonary Fibrosis"
Proposal Funder : Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dr. Zabel is a Senior Research Scientist at the Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research. Dr. Zabel received BS degrees in Biology and Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997 and a PhD in Immunology from Stanford University in 2004. His PhD thesis and postdoctoral work focused on the identification and characterization of novel white blood cell attractant chemerin and its receptors in homeostasis and inflammatory disease. Most recently, his laboratory, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense, has focused on understanding the potential protective role of white blood cells in experimental models of pulmonary fibrosis. Dr. Zabel is particularly interested in translational medicine, a pursuit fostered by the SPARK program (Stanford University) and various biotech industry interactions (LeukoSite, Inc., ChemoCentryx, Inc., CombImmune, Inc., and LakePharma, Inc.). Dr. Zabel holds seven patents, has published more than 35 peer-reviewed research papers, review articles, and book chapters, and is a recipient of the Hugh McDevitt Prize (2004). He is Chair of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is married to Janet Zabel and they have one daughter, Madison (5).
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