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NIH funded Vascular Biology Training Program

This Program provides multidisciplinary training in an elite environment for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral scientists that is at the forefront of research related to cell biology, immunology, inflammation, thrombosis and vascular biology. The Program addresses two emerging critical needs in training by providing state-of-the-art laboratory training for clinical M.D.'s to form the basis for their careers as future clinician-investigators and exposure of pre- and post-doctoral Ph.D. trainees in basic research to clinical pathophysiology to provide a disease-related framework for their training.


  • Cell Biology
  • Cell Signaling Mechanisms
  • Transmembrane Proteases
  • Receptor Biology and Trafficking
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Vascular Biology and Atherosclerosis
  • Angiogenesis
  • Inflammation and Disease
  • Cytokine Signaling
  • Immune Tolerance
  • Hemophilia
  • Ion Channels and Cardiac Arrhythmia

Graduate Degree Programs

Pre-doctoral trainees are selected from among those enrolled in the various programs of the Graduate Program In Life Sciences. Post-doctoral trainees are selected from among those working in mentor’s laboratories, or can apply by sending email to the Training Grant Director. 

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