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William Sessa, PhD

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

Contact Information

William Sessa, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Pharmacology

    PO Box 208066, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8066

    United States


Education & Training

  • Post-doctoral fellow
    Pharmacology, The University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (1993)
  • Post-doctoral fellow/Senior Scientist
    The William Harvey Research Institute (1991)
  • PhD
    New York Medical College (1989)


  • International Scientific Board
    London, United Kingdom (2012-2017)
    Dr. Sessa is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board to the William Harvey Research Institute [WHRI] and the NIHR Biomedical Research Unit [BRU] in London.
  • YALE-UCL Collaborative
    London, United Kingdom 2011
    Dr. Sessa is on the Joint Strategy Committee for the Yale-UCL Collaborative, an alliance which will provide opportunities for high-level scientific research, clinical and educational collaboration across the institutions involved: Yale University, Yale School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital and UCL (University College London) and UCL Partners.
  • Cardiovascular Research
    United Kingdom 2011
    Yale-Cambridge Program in Cardiovascular Research that focuses on arteriosclerosis, angiogenisis, vascular injury, and transplantation.

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