Bryan K. Becker
Bryan Becker

Bryan K. Becker

PhD in Cellular & Integrative Physiology

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (2015-2017) 
2015 Young Investigator Award, presented by the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine

Kirschstein-National Research Service Award Predoctoral Fellowships (F31 NRSAs) enable promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers.  The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute has awarded Bryan Becker a 3-year F31 NRSA for his project, entitled “Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Sympathoexcitation in Chronic Heart Failure.”  In addition, Bryan was named a recipient of the Society for Experimental Biology & Medicine Young Investigator Award and the American Physiological Society Caroline Tum Suden Award.  Bryan completed his dissertation research under the tutelage of Irving H. Zucker, PhD, receiving the PhD degree in December 2015.