Angiogenesis; peripheral arterial disease (PAD); gene therapy
Regulation of low-voltage activated T-type Ca2+ channel activity by kinases and heterotrimeric G-proteins and their roles in physiological responses.
T Lymphocyte Responses To Virus Infection
Tumor microenvironment and mechanisms of tumor neovascularization
Identification of MHC-restricted tumor antigens / Control of T cell homing to tumors / Role of lymphatic endothelial cells in regulating immunity and self-tolerance
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Coronary Heart Disease; Myocardial Function; Myocardial Perfusion
Structural biology of membrane proteins; Structure/function and structure/stability relationships and the development of new tools for protein crystallization.
Novel Therapies for Treating and Preventing Ischemic Heart Disease
Ontogeny of renin-angiotensis system, differentiation of the JG cell.
Molecular Mechanics of Muscle Contraction and Cell Movement
Neural control of blood pressure and respiration
Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.
Intracellular Mechanics and Cell Function
Healing after myocardial infarction, cardiac growth and remodeling, and image-based modeling and diagnosis.
Diagnostic Ultrasound Transducers; Beam Forming and Imaging. Breast Ultrasound; Obstructive Sleep Apnea; 3D Ultrasound and Microbubbles
Intercellular communication as it relates to blood pressure regulation
Systems-biology approaches to cancer biology and virology.
Advancement in the design of imaging agents; molecular imaging and radiological sciences.
Translational research into understanding cell and molecular mechanisms of lung ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury following transplantation and defining new therapeutic targets to prevent such injury.
Neuronal Vulnerability: A Study of Cellular Mechanism
Role of lipid oxidation products in inflammation and vascular immunology in atherosclerosis and diabetes
Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate
Atherosclerosis, Obesity, Diabetes
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Epigenetic Control of Perivascular and Stem Cell Plasticity/Trans-Differentiation during Injury-Repair and in Disease
Systems biology, infectious disease, cancer, toxicology, metabolic engineering
Tissue Engineering and Regeneration, Computational Systems Biology, Vascular Growth and Remodeling, Stem Cell Therapies
Endothelial Phenotypes in Angiogenesis, Integrated Signaling for Microvascular Network Patterning, and Contrast Ultrasound Based Therapeutics
Apoptotic cell clearance mechanisms in health and disease
Genetic basis of common human disease, including type 1 diabetes, diabetic complications, ischemic stroke, atherosclerosis
Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery
Endocrine hypertension, angiotensin receptors, renal paracrine hormones
Cardiac Gap Junction Membrane Channels / Integrins Water Channels / Rotavirus / Reovirus / Retrovirus