Our laboratory utilizes a broad range of technologies and strategies to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating the function of inflammatory cells, vascular endothelium and smooth muscle cells in the development of cardiovascular disorders.
Pushpankur Ghoshal, PhD
Assistant Research Scientist (2015 – present).
Dr. Ghoshal is studying the molecular mechanisms by which loss of NF1 signaling in macrophages contributes to the development of aneurysm formation.
Bhupesh Singla, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow (2015 – present).
Dr. Singla investigates the role of SIRPα and CD47 receptor in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.
Grant support: AHA 17POST33661254; 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019.
K99 HL146954; 12/01/2019 – 11/30/2024
Graduate student (2020 – present).
Mr. Ahn examines the mechanisms by which cholesterol in patients with normal LDL levels enter the vascular endothelium.
receives PhD with distinction
Best Student Presentation Award, VBC Journal Club
Semi finalist for the 3MT at AU
Finalist for the JIA for Women, ATVB Conference, Boston, MA
Best Student JC Presentation Award in VBC
Selected for Rapid Fire Oral Presentation, AHA, Philadelphia
ATVB Travel Award, San Francisco, CA
Summer 2018 Predoctoral Fellowship Award, AHA
Poster presentation, AHA Donor Appreciation Reception (photo attached #6 )
Award for Excellent Research in Vascular Biology, AU
Poster presentation, AHA Donor Appreciation Reception