Martin A Schwartz, PhD

Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

Cell Biology

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Yale Cardiovascular Research Center: Schwartz Lab

Office of Student Research

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Cytoskeleton and Cell Morphogenesis; Human Disease; Membrane Traffic and Biogenesis; Receptors and Signal Transduction

Education & Training

PhD Stanford University (1979)
BA New College of Florida (1975)
Postdoctoral fellow MIT

Honors & Recognition

  • Harold F. Dvorak Plenary Lecture Harvard Medical School (2013)

  • Andrew P. Somlyo Honorary LecturePennsylvania Muscle Institute, University of Pennsylvania (2013)

  • Robert W. Berliner Professor of MedicineYale School of Medicine (2012)

  • Hayashi Lecturer, Woods Hole MBL Physiology CourseMarine Biology Laboratory (2009)

  • James O. Davis LectureshipUniversity of Missouri (2009)

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board Member Matrix Biology (1997-2012)

  • Associate Editor Journal of Cell Biology (2001-present)

  • Editorial Board Member Journal of Cell Science (2006-present)

  • Editorial Board Member Biochemical Journal (2006-2008)

  • Deputy Editor Biochemical Journal (2008-present)

  • Co-chair (with David Cheresh, chair) Keystone conference on Integrins and Signaling Events in Cell Biology and Disease (1996 - 1996)

  • Chair (with Lewis Cantley, co-chair) Keystone conference on Signaling by Integrins and Growth Factor Receptors (1998 - 1998)

  • Chair (with Alpha Yap and Chris Chen, co-chairs) Mechanotransduction in Physiology and Disease (2009 - 2009)

  • Chair Gordon Research Conference, Vascular Cell Biology (2011 - 2011)

  • Co-Chair Frontiers in Cell Migration & Mechanotransduction (2011 - 2011)

  • Chair Gordon Research Conference, Signaling by Cell Adhesion Receptor (2012 - 2012)

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Martin A Schwartz, PhD

The Schwartz Lab