Dr. Irani places great emphasis on career development and advancement of trainees in his laboratory. He allows deserving trainees ownership of the work done in his laboratory. He considers his trainees partners, giving them corresponding as well as senior authorship on publications. He devotes his time, energy, and his laboratory’s resources  to helping his trainees write grant applications - applications that have launched independent careers. Some of the latest successes of this approach are:

Santosh Kumar. PhD, NIH R01 HL152132

Modar Kassan PhD. NIH R01 HL150360

Modar Kassan PhD.  AHA Career Development Award

Ajit Vikram PhD. AHA Career Development Award