Lab Personnel


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.

Dr. Wei Zhang

Wei Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor

Dr. Zhang has been actively investigating novel lncRNAs in vascular remodeling.

AHA Career Development Award (18CDA34110319)




Orazio Silvano

Orazio Slivano, BS
Lab Manager

Mr. Slivano is the lab manager and senior technician of the histology core.




Smita Bhoyar

Smita Bhoyar
Research Associate

Miss Bhoyar is studying novel roles of Myocardin-related transcription factors in vascular systems.