NIH T32 Training Program Mentors

Barash, Paul G

Professor of Anesthesiology

Research Interests:Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Bender, Jeffrey R.

Robert I. Levy Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Immunobiology
Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine

Research Interests:Inflammatory, Immune, Metabolic and Hormonal Effects on the Endothelium

Burg, Matthew M

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Research Interests:role of emotion and stress on colonary heart disease; ischemia

Dardik, Alan

Professor of Surgery (Vascular)
Chief, Vascular Surgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, CT

Research Interests:Vein graft adaptation; Fistula adaptation; Markers of blood vessel identity during vein graft and AVF adaptation; How understanding the mechanisms of vein graft adaptation lead to improved tissue engineering; Effects of aging on vein graft adaptation; Bioengineering a "better" blood vessel

Fahmy, Tarek

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Immunobiology

Flavell, Richard A

Sterling Professor of Immunobiology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Department Chair, Immunobiology

Research Interests:Animal Models; Autoimmunity; Diabetes; Gene Expression; Gene Transfer; Genes; Immune System; Lyme Borreliosis Or Lyme Disease; Molecular Cellular Entities; Recombinant DNA; Transgenic Animals; Autoimmunity; Knockout Mice; Lyme Disease; T Cell Lineages; Tolerance; Transgenic Mice

Gonzalez, Anjelica Leticia

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Herold, Kevan

Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Deputy Director for Translational Science, YCCI

Research Interests:Type 1 diabetes; Immune therapy; Autoimmunity

Kyriakides, Themis

Associate Professor of Pathology and of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests:Angiogenesis; Extracellular matrix remodeling; Inflammation; Cell fusion; Wound healing; Foreign body response; Gene delivery; Biomaterials

LaMotte, Robert H

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Neurobiology

Research Interests:Pain; Dorsal root ganglion; Neurons; Electrophysiological; Neurochemical; Itch; Psychophysical; pruritic; Nociceptive sensations; Anesthesiology; Electrophysiology; Nervous System; Neurophysiology; Sensory System

Madri, Joseph Anthony

Professor of Pathology
Director of Education

Research Interests:Connective tissue disorders; Cell-Matrix and Cell-Cell Interactions; Integrin-Mediated Signaling; Cardio-vascular and neuro-vascular development; Angiogenesis and Vascular Biology; inflammation; T-cell–Endothelial cell interactions

Niklason, Laura E

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Biomedical Engineering and Residential College Associate Fellow in Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Division Chief
Vice Chair, Research

Research Interests:Anesthesiology; Biomedical Engineering; Biophysics; Physics

Perrino, Albert C, Jr

Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, Anesthesiology VA Healthcare

Pober, Jordan Stuart

Bayer Professor of Translational Medicine
Director, Human and Translational Immunology Program
Vice-Chair, Dept. of Immunobiology for the Section of Human and Translational Immunology

Research Interests:Immunobiology of vascular endothelial cells; Cytokine actions and mechanisms; Transplantation immunology

Ruddle, Nancy Hartman

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Research Interests:Cell trafficking and inflammation in autoimmunity and lymphoid organ development

Saltzman, W. Mark

Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Chemical Engineering
Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests:Bio-compatible polymers, drug delivery systems

Sessa, William C.

Alfred Gilman Professor of Pharmacology and Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Vice Chairman, Pharmacology
Director, Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program

Research Interests:Vascular endothelium and inflammation; MiRNAs; Vascular development and angiogenesis; Lipid domains and signaling; Atherosclerosis

Shelley, Kirk H

Professor of Anesthesiology
Division Chief
Director, Ambulatory Anesthesia

Research Interests:Pulse oximeter waveform analysis; Photoplethysmography; Ambulatory Care; Anesthesiology; Biochemistry; Cardiovascular Diseases; Electrical Engineering Or Electronics; Internal Medicine; Medical Devices; Surgery; Medical Devices; Non-invasive Cardiovascular Monitoring; Patient Monitoring; Pulse Oximeter Research

Tellides, George

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery) and of Investigative Medicine
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Research Interests:Vascular biology; Immunology; Transplantation