Leonard M. Anderson, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cardiovascular genomics; Vascular smooth muscle cell fate determination from pluripotent stem cells.
Mohamed A. Bayorh, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cardiovascular, neurochemical, and signal transduction pathways in the action of polyunsaturated fatty acids, vasoactive substances, and drugs of abuse.
Aurelian Bidulescu, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, oxidative stress, and abdominal obesity. Ethnic health disparities.
Margaret Colden-Stanfield, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cardiovascular pharmacology; membrane biophysics; immunology; leukocyte-endothelial cell interactions; pathogen-endothelial cell interactions.
Byron Ford, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of atherosclerosis, neuroprotection, and stroke.
Minerva Garcia-Barrio, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Molecular biology. Regulation of gene expression in vascular smooth muscle cells.
Sandra Harris-Hooker, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Loss of endothelial cells and intimal proliferation of smooth muscle in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.
Rigobert Lapu-Bula, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Echocardiography.
Deborah A. Lyn, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Genetic markers and mechanisms associated with a susceptibility to cardiovascular and infectious diseases.
Shobu Namura, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cerebrovascular functions and their sequelae after stroke.
Elizabeth Ofili, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interest: Ethnic disparities in cardiovascular health. Clinical research.
Qing Song, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Molecular mechanisms of genetic susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes.
Myrtle Thierry-Palmer, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Vitamin D metabolism and function; calcium endocrine system, salt sensitivity, space biology.
Verna Welch, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Gender, geographic, racial and social determinants of cardiovascular outcomes; and the underlying mechanisms linking risk factors to cardiovascular disease.
Evan F. Williams, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Role of nucleoside transporters in cardiovascular function, ocular purinergic systems.
Qinglin Yang, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Molecular mechanisms of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure using cardiac-specific transgenesis, molecular and cell biology and cardiac pathophysiology.
Xueying Zhao, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Epoxygenase metabolites and endothelial dysfunction.