Mentors

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Name/Degree(s)

Rank

Primary & Secondary Appointment (s)

Research Interest

Aaronson, Keith D
MD, MS

 

Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Clinical and translational studies in advanced heart failure

Anumonwo, Justus PhD

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Cardiac electrophysiology

Beard, Daniel, PhD Professor Molecular & Integrative Physiology Cardiac mechanics & metabolism in hypertensive heart disease

Burant, Charles
MD, PhD, MS

Professor
(Professor)

Internal Medicine-Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes
(Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Environmental Health Studies, SPH)

Interaction between genetics and environmental factors

Chen, Yuqing
MD, PhD

 

Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Mechanism of Diabetes/Obesity-induced Cardiovascular Disease

Day, Sharlene M
MD

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Pathways and Therapies for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Eitzman, Daniel T
MD

 

Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Mechanism of Diabetes/Obesity-induced Cardiovascular Disease

Espinoza-Fonseca, L. Michel PhD Assistant Professor Internal Medicine - Cardiology Molecular basis of cardiac dysfunction
Gallagher, Katherine MD Associate Professor Vascular Surgery Mechanism of Diabetes/Obesity-induced Cardiovascular Disease

Ganesh, Santhi K
MD

 

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Genetics of vascular diseases and arterial remodeling

Ginsburg, David
MD

Professor
(Professor)

Life Sciences Institute
(Internal Medicine - Molecular Medicine & Genetics

The molecular genetic basis of inherited bleeding and clotting disorders

Goldstein, Daniel MD

Professor
(Professor)

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Aging and vascular inflammation

Hayward, Rodney A
MD

Professor
(Professor)

Internal Medicine-General Medicine
(Health Management and Policy)

Decision science & care in CVD treatment & prevention

Henke, Peter K
MD

Professor
(Chief, Vascular Surgery)

Department Of Surgery-Vascular Surgery
(Vascular Surgery/VA Medical Ctr)

Vein wall thrombus resolution and inflammation

Hofmann-Bowman, Marion MD Associate Professor Internal Medicine - Cardiology Inflammatory mechanisms of vascular and valvular calcification
Holinstat, Michael PhD Associate Professor Pharmacology Platelet regulation of hemostatis and thrombosis

Holz, Ronald W
MD, PhD

Professor

Pharmacology, Neuroscience Program, Cell and Molecular Biology Program

Mechanism of fusion of secretory granules w/plasma membrane

Hummel, Scott MD, MS Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Medicine Dietary interventions for treatment of heart failure

Isom, Lori L
PhD

Professor
(Professor)

Pharmacology
(Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Medical School)

Sodium channels in arrhythmias & neurological disorders

Jalife, Jose
MD

Professor
(Professor)

Internal Medicine-Cardiology
(Molec & Integrative Physiology)

The molecular bases of complex cardiac arrhythmias.

Lawrence, Daniel Allen
PhD

Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular disease

Likosky, Donald PhD Associate Professor Cardiac Surgery Cardiac surgery outcomes assessment & improvement
Lombard, David MD, PhD Associate Professor Pathology Sirtuins in cancer and cardiac aging and disease

Lopatin, Anatoli N
PhD, MS

 

Associate Professor

Molecular & Integrative Physiology

Cellular mechanisms of remodeling of cardiac t-tubules

Lumeng, Carey Nien-Kai
MD, Ph.

Associate Professor
(Assistant Professor)

Pediatrics - Pulmonary Medicine
(Molecular & Integrative Physiology )

Adipose leukocytes/inflammation in diabetes & cardiovascular disease

McLaughlin, Vallerie MD

Professor

Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Pulmonary vascular disease and right ventricular function

Michele, Daniel PhD Professor Molecular & Integrative Physiology Molecular and cellular basis of dystrophic cardiomyopathy
Morrissey, James Professor Biological Chemistry Biochemical mechanisms in the blood clotting cascade

Mortensen, Richard M
MD, PhD

Professor
(Professor)

Molecular & Integrative Physiology
(Internal Medicine-Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes )

Immune cell metabolic intermediates - cardiovascular disease

Murthy, Venkatesh MD Assistant Professor Radiology and Cardiovascular Medicine Cardiometabolic risk imaging/metabolomics/machine learning

Myers, Martin
MD., PhD

Professor
(Associate Professor)

Internal Medicine-Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes
(Molecular & Integrative Physiology)

Mechanisms by which the CNS controls metabolic parameters

Nallamothu, Brahmajee K
M.

Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Optimizing delivery of cardiovascular services & procedures

Pinsky, David
MD

Chief, Professor
(Professor)

Internal Medicine-Cardiology
(Molecular & Integrative Physiology)

Mechanisms of ischemic vascular injury and protection

Schwendeman, Anna PhD Assistant Professor Pharmaceutical Sciences Design synthetic high density lipoproteins & drug delivery

Shayman, James Alan
MD

Professor
(Professor)

Internal Medicine-Nephrology
(Pharmacology)

Translational research on lysosomal storage disorders

Smrcka, Alan PhD Professor Department of Pharmacology Molecular Mechanisms of Cardiac Physiology and Disease
Villacorta Perez, Luis PhD Assistant Professor Internal Medicine - Cardiology Lipid-based therapies against Cardiovascular Disease

Wakefield, Thomas W
MD

Professor
(Section Head)

Department of Surgery-Vascular Surgery
(Vascular Surgery Section)

The role of inflammation on venous thrombosis

Wang, Michael M
MD, PhD

Associate Professor
(Associate Professor)

Neurology
(Molecular & Integrative Physiology)

Molecular and cellular biology of cerebrovascular diseases.

Weiss, Stephen J
MD

Professor
(Research Professor)

Internal Medicine-Molecular Medicine & Genetics
(Life Sciences Institute)

Matrix metalloproteinases in regulating extracellular matrix

Willer, Cristen J
PhD

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine-Cardiology

Genetic basis of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases