Basic Researcher Faculty
Our basic research encompasses diverse approaches, extending from the molecular to the organismal,to investigate mechanisms of vascular cell function and dysfunction.

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Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Health and Disease

William Aird, M.D.
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Computational Modeling of the Vasculature


Katie Bentley, Ph.D.
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Leukocyte-Endothelial Interactions


Christopher Carman, Ph.D.
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Basophil, Mast Cell, Eosinophil & Endothelial Cell Biology

Ann M. Dvorak, M.D.
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Vascular Permeability & Angiogenesis

Harold F. Dvorak, M.D.
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Diabetes & Transplant Associated Arteriosclerosis

Christiane Ferran M.D./Ph.D.
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Renovascular Disease


David J. Friedman, M.D.
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Protein Structure-Function and Biomolecular Recognition

Marianne A. Grant, Ph.D.
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Intercellular Communication and Angiogenesis

Shou-Ching S. Jaminet, Ph.D.
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P2 receptor signaling in endothelial cells

Elzbieta Kaczmarek Ph.D.
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Atherosclerosis, Cholesterol Metabolism & PDZK1

Olivier Kocher, M.D., Ph.D.
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Biomechanics of the Airway and Vasculature

Ramaswamy Krishnan, Ph.D.
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Tissue Remodeling & Angiogenesis by Thrombospondins

Jack Lawler, Ph.D.
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Endothelial barrier / Angiogenesis

Roberta Martinelli, Ph.D.
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VEGF and the Pathological Vascular Phenotype

Janice A. Nagy, Ph.D.
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Bioactive Lipids in Cancer


Dipak Panigrahy M.D.
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Inflammation, vascular leakage, mitochondria, sepsis, and kidney injury


Samir M. Parikh, M.D.
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Transcriptional Regulatory Networks


Erzsebet R. Regan Ph.D.
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Capillary Morphogenesis


Donald R. Senger, Ph.D.
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Vascular Niche/Cardiomyocyte Function & Metabolism


Lei Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.
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Signaling pathways of angiogenesis


Huiyan Zeng, Ph.D.
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Signaling in Pathogenic Angiogenesis

Dezheng Zhao, Ph.D.