Karen Clark has received a Hypertension Early Career Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) for her research on “Gene Editing Yields of Novel Rat Model of Cardiometabolic Disease”.
Clark, who works in the Anne Kwitek, PhD. Lab in the Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, was one of six student abstracts chosen for this award. Clark was awarded $750 and was deemed the highest ranking of all the abstracts at her training level. Along with her award, Karen received an invitation to the 2020 British and Irish Hypertension Society meeting in Scotland.