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Juan Melero-Martin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Boston Children's Hospital

Research Interests:  My laboratory has the following research interests: Vascular bioengineering, endothelial progenitors, pluripotent stem cell-derived vascular cells, tissue engineering, and vascular organoids.

NAVBO Activities:
Member since 2008; Publication Alert Committee, Editor (2014-present) | Publication Alert Committee, Senior Editor (2022-present) | Communications Committee, member (2022-present) | Co-organizer, NAVBO Vascular Biology annual meetings 2025 and 2026 | Member proposed Session at NAVBO meetings, Organizer and Chair (2017, 2019) | Poster Presenter, Speaker, and Poster Judge at multiple NAVBO meetings.

Related Experience:
Boston Children’s Hospital Education Committee, Member (2015-present) | Boston Children’s Hospital Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Member (2014-2017) | Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI), Principal Faculty (2016-present).
AIChE, 6th Bioengineering & Translational Medicine Conference, Conference Chair (2021) | International Society on Thrombosis and Homeostasis (ISTH), Vascular Biology Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC), Co-Chair (2017-2022t) | ISTH, Scientific Topic Theme Committee on Vascular Biology, member (2021, 2022).
Angiogenesis, Editorial Board Member (2016-present) | Bleeding, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, Editorial Board Member (2021-present) | The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), Guess Editor (2020-present)
Reviewer for Medical Research Council, UK (2013-present); Reviewer for NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (2021-present) | Reviewer for NIH/NIDDK, Advancement of Cell Replacement Therapies for TD1 (2022-present) | Reviewer for AHA (2013-2016) | Reviewer for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Strategic Research Agreements (2021-present).