Faculty Labs

Bender Lab

My laboratory has had a longstanding interest in inflammation and immunity, as they relate to vascular physiology and pathology.

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Chun Lab

We are interested in studying novel endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cell signaling pathways that are either disrupted or activated in the context of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare disease with high mortality (up to 45% at three years after diagnosis).

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Eichmann Lab

My laboratory studies vascular and lymphatic development, with particular emphasis on mechanisms that direct patterning and guidance.

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Goldstein Lab

The overall theme of Dr. Goldstein’s laboratory is how inflammation impacts different disease states.

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Greif Lab

My laboratory investigates blood vessel morphogenesis, the maintenance of the adult blood vessel and diseases of the vasculature.

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Hirschi Lab

A primary interest of our laboratory is to understand, at the cellular and molecular level, the events leading to blood vessel formation.

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Hwa Lab

The goals of the Hwa laboratory are to decipher the roles played by the prostacyclin and thromboxane receptors (both G-protein coupled receptors) in the development of atherothrombosis.

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Jin Lab

My laboratory is interested in understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate developmental and pathological angiogenesis, using zebrafish as a model system.

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Mani Lab

My laboratory’s major focus is the identification of genetic causes of major cardiovascular disorders and the elucidation of their pathophysiology.

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Martin Lab

Our studies are aimed at understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) phenotype.

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Qyang Lab

My laboratory seeks to understand the basic biology of a novel population of cardiovascular progenitor cells (CPC) derived from heart tissues and embryonic stem (ES) and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.

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Schwartz Lab

The main research topics in my laboratory are integrin signaling and mechanotransduction in vascular biology, with emphasis on topics that are relevant to human disease.

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Simons Lab

The major areas of research in my lab include the regulation of arterial development and branching morphogenesis, the regulation of vascular maintenance, Syndecan-4 signaling, and endothelial signaling and metabolism.

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Tirziu Lab

My laboratory is interested in bi-directional crosstalk between vascular endothelium and cardiomyocytes that regulates cardiac size and function.

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Young Lab

Key areas of our research are the molecular & cellular mechanisms regulating heart (metabolism in cv disease), autocrine-paracrine pathways (modulating cardiac cell signaling and function), and metabolic signaling pathways in atrial fibrillation.

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Yu Lab

The primary research goals in my laboratory are to understand the molecular control of vascular remodeling and atherogenesis in response to arterial injury.

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