Our Mentors

We have assembled a group of 40 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

Victor Engelhard, PhD
vhe@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Role of lymphatic endothelial cells in regulating immunity and self-tolerance

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

Gary Owens, PhD
gko@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Genetic, cellular, and molecular control of late stage atherosclerostic lesion pathogenesis

Richard Price, PhD
rjp2z@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Focused ultrasound and immunotherapy; arteriogenesis and angiogenesis

Kodi Ravichandran, PhD
kr4h@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Apoptotic cell clearance mechanisms in health and disease

Ken Walsh, PhD
kw9ar@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Signaling- and transcriptional-regulatory mechanisms that control both normal and pathological tissue growth in the cardiovascular system

Eli Zunder, PhD
ez8v@virginia.edu
Research Interest
Stem cell behavior in normal and disease states