Mentors by Department

We have assembled a group of 52 mentors, from 5 focus areas and 3 divisions in the School of Medicine. All are committed to training young investigators interested in the study of the heart and vasculature. Mentors are grouped according to their research focus. Click the mentors for descriptions of their research.
W - links to a faculty member's lab or personal website

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Mike McConnell, PhD - W

Biology

Eyleen O'Rourke - W

Biomedical Engineering

George Christ, PhD - W
Fred Epstein, PhD - W
Brent French, PhD - W
William Guilford, PhD - W
Brian Helmke, PhD - W
Jeffrey Holmes, MD, PhD - W
John Hossack, PhD - W
Song Hu, PhD - W
Kevin Janes, PhD - W
Kimberly Kelly, PhD - W
Michael Lawrence, PhD - W
Craig Meyer, PhD - W
Jason Papin, PhD - W
Shayn Peirce-Cottler, PhD - W
Richard Price, PhD - W
Jeff Saucerman, PhD - W

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Eugene Barrett, MD, PhD - W
Robert Carey, MD - W
Craig Nunemaker, PhD - W
Helmy Siragy, MD - W

Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine

Brian Annex, MD - W
Christopher Kramer, MD - W
Coleen McNamara, MD - W
Randall Moorman, MD - W
Michele Sale, MD - W
Zhen Yan, PhD - W

Microbiology

Victor Engelhard, PhD - W
Kodi Ravichandran, PhD - W

Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

Brant Isakson, PhD - W
Gary Owens, PhD - W
Avril Somlyo, PhD - W
Mark Yeager, MD, PhD - W

Nephrology

Mark Okusa, MD - W

Ophthalmology

Paul Yates, MD, PhD - W

Pathology

Thomas Braciale, MD, PhD - W
Kenneth Tung, MD - W

Pediatrics

Ariel Gomez, MD - W

Pharmacology

Paula Barrett, PhD - W
Patrice Guyenet, PhD - W
Thurl Harris, PhD - W
Mark Kester, PhD - W
Norbert Leitinger, PhD - W
Kevin Lynch, PhD - W
Ira Schulman, PhD - W

Public Health Sciences Admin

Steve Rich, PhD - W

Radiology

Bijoy Kundu, PhD - W
Weibin Shi, PhD - W

Surgery

Gorav Ailawadi, MD - W
Victor Laubach, PhD - W
Gib Upchurch, MD - W