Kathleen A Martin PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Pharmacology; Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, YaleVascular Biology and Therapeutics ProgramPharmacologyInternal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Yale Cardiovascular Research Center

Research Interests

Vascular smooth muscle; Differentiation; Signal transduction; Transcription; Epigenetics more...


  • B.A., Hiram College, 1990
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ, 1997

Selected Publications

  • TET2 is a Master Regulator of Smooth Muscle Cell Plasticity. Liu R, Jin Y, Tang W, Qin L, Zhang X, Tellides G, Hwa J, Yu J, Martin KA. Circulation. 2013 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Ding M, Carrão AC, Wagner RJ, Xie Y, Jin Y, Rzucidlo EM, Yu J, Li W, Tellides G, Hwa J, Aprahamian TR, Martin KA. Vascular smooth muscle cell-derived adiponectin: A paracrine regulator of contractile phenotype. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011 Sep 17.
  • Ding M, Xie Y, Wagner RJ, Jin Y, Carrao AC, Liu LS, Guzman AK, Powell RJ, Hwa J, Rzucidlo EM, Martin KA.Adiponectin induces vascular smooth muscle cell differentiation via repression of mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 and FoxO4. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011 Jun;31(6):1403-10. Epub 2011 Mar 31.



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