Mentors by Focus Area

We have assembled a group of 49 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

Cardiovascular Imaging

Fred Epstein, PhD - W
Brent French, PhD - W
Jeffrey Holmes, MD, PhD - W
John Hossack, PhD - W
Song Hu, PhD - W
Kimberly Kelly, PhD - W
Christopher Kramer, MD - W
Bijoy Kundu, PhD - W
Craig Meyer, PhD - W

Cardiovascular Regulation

Eugene Barrett, MD, PhD - W
Robert Carey, MD - W
Ariel Gomez, MD - W
Patrice Guyenet, PhD - W
Brant Isakson, PhD - W
Randall Moorman, MD - W
Craig Nunemaker, PhD - W
Jeff Saucerman, PhD - W
Ira Schulman, PhD - W
Helmy Siragy, MD - W
Gib Upchurch, MD - W
Zhen Yan, PhD - W

Cell Signaling

Paula Barrett, PhD - W
Thurl Harris, PhD - W
Mark Kester, PhD - W
Michael Lawrence, PhD - W
Kevin Lynch, PhD - W
Mark Okusa, MD - W
Avril Somlyo, PhD - W

CV Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology

Gorav Ailawadi, MD - W
Thomas Braciale, MD, PhD - W
Kevin Janes, PhD - W
Mike McConnell, PhD - W
Coleen McNamara, MD - W
Gary Owens, PhD - W
Jason Papin, PhD - W
Shayn Peirce-Cottler, PhD - W
Kodi Ravichandran, PhD - W
Steve Rich, PhD - W
Michele Sale, MD - W
Kenneth Tung, MD - W

Smooth Muscle-Endothelial Cell Biology

Brian Annex, MD - W
Victor Engelhard, PhD - W
William Guilford, PhD - W
Brian Helmke, PhD - W
Victor Laubach, PhD - W
Norbert Leitinger, PhD - W
Richard Price, PhD - W
Paul Yates, MD, PhD - W
Mark Yeager, MD, PhD - W