Current IVB Faculty Members


Area of Research


Professor Angiogenesis, Blood Vessel Formation
Professor Hemophilia, Gene Therapy

Biochemistry and Biophysics

Associate Professor Adhesion Mechanisms of Platelets and Neutrophils
Professor Biomembrane Strucuture and Blood Coagulation
Professor Ca2+ Signaling in Cardiomyocytes
Professor/Chair Cell Adhesion Molecules, Platelet Signaling

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Medical Imaging, Cerebrovascular Disease
Associate Professor Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging, Molecular Imaging
Associate Professor Elastographic Ultrasound Imaging, Atherosclerosis

Cell and Molecular Physiology

Professor Endothelial Cell-Cell Interaction, Pho Family GTPase

Cell and Molecular Physiology

Professor Renal Vascular and Nephron Function
Professor Arteriogenesis and Angiogenesis
Associate Professor Guanylyl Cyclases
Associate Professor Adrenomedulin in Placenta and Lymphatic Circulation
Assistant Professor Tumor Angiogenesis, Vascular Stem Cells


Associate Professor Animal Models, Inflammatory Mediators
Associate Professor Heart Development
Associate Professor Human Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity
Assistant Professor Chromatin Modifying Factors, Epigenetics, and Vascular Disease
Associate Professor Angiogenesis in Cancer


Professor Endocrinology, Smooth Muscle Cells, IGF
Professor Inflammatory and Innate Immune Processes
Professor Nephrology, Renal Pathology, Autoimmune Vasculitis
Professor Tissue Factor in Inflammation and Vascular Disease
Associate Director Cardiology, Thrombosis, Atherosclerosis
Professor Cardiology, Cardiovascular Biology
Professor Vasculature and Control of Bone Remodeling
Distinguished Professor Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Gene Therapy
Clinical Associate Professor Hematology, Signal Transduction, Cytoskeleton
Distinguished Professor Atherosclerosis, Stenosis, Cardiology
Assistant Professor Hypoxia and Angiogenesis


Distinguished Professor Signal Relay Systems in Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Professor Regulation of P2Y Receptor Activation, Platelet Aggregation
Director Gene Therapy, AdenoAssociated Viral Vectors

Pharmaceutical Science (School of Pharmacy)

Associate Professor Cyp450 Mediated Eicosanoid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professor Thrombosis, Platelet Therapy
Emeritus Faculty Fibrinogen and Disease
Distinguished Professor Atherosclerosis, Animal Models of Complex Genetic Diseases
Associate Professor Cardiomyocyte Signaling
Associate Professor Smooth Muscle Cell Signaling, Differentiation
Clinical Associate Professor Fucosylation in Leukocyte Rolling and Atherosclerosis
Associate Professor Thrombosis and Hemostasis
Associate Professor Cardiac Hypertrophy and Ubiquitination
Distinguished Professor Renal Pathology, Autoimmune Vasculitis
Distinguished Professor Animal Models of Human Disease, Stem Cells

Epidemiology (School of Public Health)

Professor Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Associate Professor Cardiovascular Epidemiology


Professor Lipid and Carbohydrate Diseases
Associate Professor Antioxidants, Viral Myocarditis

School of Dentistry

Professor Periodontal and Cardiovascular Disease

Outside Institutions

Professor Hypertensive Nephropathy, Transplantation Immunology
Estrogen Receptors
Professor Human Genetics of Cardiovascular Abnormalities
John Parks, PhD (Wake Forest)
Professor Lipid Metabolism
Professor Cardiac Hypertrophy, Signal Transduction
Professor Mathematical Modeling of Blood Vessel Branching