Our Mentors

We have assembled a group of 49 mentors, from 25 research 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 areas. Click the mentors for descriptions of their research.

Research Areas

All
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biomedical Engineering
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Cancer Biology
Cardiovascular Biology
Cell & Developmental Biology
Computational Biology
Epigenetics
Epigenomics
Experimental Pathology
Genetics
Immunology
Infectious Diseases
Metabolism
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Pharmacology
Neuroimmunology
Neuroscience
Physiology
Structural Biology
Vascular Biology
Virology

Jeffrey Holmes, MD, PhD
jwh2t@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Healing after myocardial infarction, cardiac growth and remodeling, and image-based modeling and diagnosis

Kevin Janes, PhD
kaj5f@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Systems-biology approaches to cancer biology and viral-induced heart failure

Mike McConnell, PhD
mjm2zv@virginia.edu
Research Interest
The cause and consequence of somatic mosaicism in neurons

Clint Miller, PhD
cm6bt@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Integrating large-scale human genetics and genomics datasets with clinically relevant functional models

Eyleen O'Rourke, PhD
ejo8b@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Obesity and aging

Jason Papin, PhD
jap8r@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Systems biology, infectious disease, cancer, toxicology, metabolic engineering

Shayn Peirce-Cottler, PhD
smp6p@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Tissue engineering and regeneration, computational systems biology, vascular growth and remodeling