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Arndt Siekmann

Arndt Siekmann

Arndt Siekmann, Ph.D. Associate Professor University of Pennsylvania Research Interests: Mechanisms controlling blood vessel diameters, Influence of mechanical cues on vascular biology, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, tisse regeneration NAVBO Activities: NAVBO Member since 2007, Co-organizer for 2023 meeting Related Experience: 

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Juan Melero-Martin

Juan Melero-Martin, Ph.D. Associate Professor Boston Children’s Hospital Research Interests: Vascular bioengineering; endothelial progenitors; pluripotent stem cell-derived vascular cells; tissue engineering; vascular organoids NAVBO Activities: NAVBO Member since 2008; Publication Alert Committee, Editor (2014-present) | Publication Alert Committee, Senior Editor (2022-present) | Communications Committee, member (2022-present) | Member proposed Session at NAVBO meetings, Organizer and…

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Akiko Mammoto

Akiko Mammoto, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor Medical College of Wisconsin Research Interests: Mechanosensitive mechanism of angiogenesis; Angiogenesis in organ development, regeneration, and aging; Pulmonary vascular disease NAVBO Activities: NAVBO Member since 2009; NAVBO Publication Alert Editor (since 2019); Poster judge at IVBM, Vascular Biology and Vasculata meetings; Scientific session chair (Vascular Biology 2021) Related Experience: …

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Tsutomu Kume

Tsutomu Kume, Ph.D. Professor Northwestern University School of Medicine Research Interests: Blood and lymphatic vessel development; transcriptional control of vascular gene expression; vascular cell signaling; angiogenesis; lymphangiogenesis; vascular homeostasis and dysfunction NAVBO Activities: NAVBO Member since 2007; Chair, Meritorious Awards Committee (2020-2023); Meritorious Awards Committee Member (2019-2020); Education Committee Member (2015-2018); Chair, Springer Award Session,…

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Anjelica Gonzalez

Anjelica Gonzalez, Ph.D. Associate Professor Yale University Research Interests: My research interests are focused on the microvasculature, and specifically the role of pericytes in dictating the health and disease of vasculature and the surrounding tissue. My work includes developing engineered biomimetic tissues, inclusive of extracellular matrix, basement membranes and composite microvascular structures. NAVBO Activities:  NAVBO…

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Gabrielle Fredman

Gabrielle Fredman

Gabrielle Fredman, Ph.D. Associate Professor Albany Medical College Research Interests:  Inflammation, Resolution of Inflammation, Lipid Mediators, Macrophages, Atherosclerosis, Aging NAVBO Activities:  Co-organizer for the Inflammation theme for NAVBO meetings (2022-2024) Related Experience:  Editorial Board for Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vascular Pharmacology;  member of the ATVB Women’s Leadership Committee

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