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MHI SEMINAR SERIES: Jonathan Brown, M.D., Associate Professor, Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine at Vanderbilt University

Pagano Conference Room, #00-002, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center 450 West Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Jonathan Brown, MD, is a cardiologist and basic scientist studying transcriptional mechanisms relevant to the pathogenesis of obesity, diabetes mellitus, and atherosclerosis. A central premise of his research involves a deeper understanding of the gene regulatory networks controlling disease pathogenesis to identify novel therapeutic targets to treat these prevalent and often fatal conditions. More specifically, … Read more

Rong Wang, Ph.D., Professor of Surgery, Director, Laboratory for Accelerated Vascular Research, UCSF

Pagano Conference Room, #00-002, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center 450 West Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Research Overview: MOLECULAR PROGRAMMING OF THE VASCULATURE IN DEVELOPMENT AND DISEASE Proper formation and function of the vasculature are crucial for health and survival, as the vasculature supplies all cells in the body. A dysfunctional vasculature causes myriad diseases, including stroke, arterial occlusive diseases, and vascular anomalies. Our long-term goal is to identify novel drug … Read more