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I have been at UNC in 2007 when I arrived here for my Internal Medicine residency. I am currently in the middle of a 4 year Cardiology Fellowship and am completing the 2 year research portion in Dr Taylor’s lab. In July 2012, I will start my 2 years of clinical cardiology training. Before coming to UNC I received my M.D./Ph.D. at the University of Virginia, 2007 where I worked with Dr Tom Skalak and Dr Gary Owens on a project studying the role of bone marrow derived cells in hypoxia-mediated angiogenesis and arteriogenesis.
I am currently studying the growth and proliferation of cardiomyocytes in the neonatal mouse heart and the relationship to human heart disease, in particular the regulation of Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK).

TJ O’Neill IV M.D. Ph.D.
Cardiology Fellow PGY-4
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7005