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President
Hughes, Christopher C.
University of California, Irvine

President-elect
Red-Horse, Kristy
Stanford University

Past President
Griffin, Courtney T.
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Secretary-Treasurer
Muller, Bill A.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Councilors

Boscolo, Elisa
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Glading, Angela J.
University of Rochester

Gomez, Delphine
University of Pittsburgh

Anjelica Gonzalez
Yale University

Greif, Daniel M.
Yale University School of Medicine

Tsutomu Kume
Northwestern University School of Medicine

Education  Committee 
Chair: Kishore Wary
University of Illinois at Chicago

Committee Members:
Neha H. Ahuja
UT-Southwestern

Sophie Astrof
Rutgers University

Sayantani Chowdhury
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Diane Darland
University of North Dakota

Patty Lee
Duke University

Ziqing Liu
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Corina Marziano
University of Virginia

Stryder Meadows
Tulane University

Mary Jo Mulligan-Kehoe
Gene-IUS, LLC

Victoria Osinski
University of Minnesota

Glicella Salazar-De Simone
Columbia University Medical Center

Raul Santos
University of Sao Paulo Medical School Hospital Sao Paulo-Brazil

Joshua Scallan
University of South Florida

Sandra Schrenk
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Carrie Shawber
Columbia University Medical Center

Amber N. Stratman
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Lisandra Vila Ellis
MD Anderson Cancer Center

R. Clinton Webb
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Ke Yuan
Boston Children's Hospital

Jun Zhang
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Communications Committee
Chair: Marie Billaud
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Committee Members: 
Xinjiang Cai
University of California, Los Angeles

William R. Huckle
Virginia Tech

Shashi Kant
Brigham Women's Hospital

Juyong B. Kim
Stanford University

Sherin Saheera
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Hao Yin
Robart's Research Institute, Western University

Communities Committee
Co-Chairs:
Henar Cuervo Grahal
CNIC
and Morgan Salmon
University of Michigan

Leah Greenspan
National Institutes of Health

Hooi Hooi Ng
University of Sydney

Alessandra Pasut
KULeuven

Laura Pillay
NIH

Morgan Salmon
University of Michigan

Jiayu Zhu
University of Chicago

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
Chair: Mahdi Garelnabi
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Committee Members:
Masanori Aikawa
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Elena Aikawa
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Aaron B. Baker
University of Texas, Austin

Abhijnan Chattopadhyay
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Hong Chen
Harvard Medical School/ Boston Children's Hospital

Naomi Chesler
University of California, Irvine

Mitzy Cowdin
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Yun Fang
University of Chicago

Marie Guerraty
University of Pennsylvania

Ngan F. Huang
Stanford University

Grietje Molema
University Medical Center Groningen

Gonzalo Rivera
Texas A & M University

Jocelyn Salvador
Northwestern University

Bandana Shrestha
Communication Partners Group, LLC

Masuko Ushio-Fukai
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Hiromi Yanagisawa
University of Tsukuba

Membership Committee
Chair: Mary Wallingford
Tufts Medical Center

Committee Members:
Christopher Carman
Harvard School of Public Health

Jaehyung Cho
Washington University School of Medicine

Magdalena B. Chrzanowska
Blood Research Institute, Versiti

Michael T. Dellinger
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Hasina Outtz Reed
Weill Cornell Medicine

Richard Pierce
Yale University

Lawrence Pinkus
National Institutes of Health

Tirthadipa Pradhan
University Pittsburgh

Partha Roy
University of Pittsburgh

Meritorious Awards Committee
Chair: Tsutomu Kume
Northwestern University

Committee Members:
Kayla Bayless
Texas A&M Health Science Center

Michelle Bendeck
University of Toronto

Kathleen Caron
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Ondine Cleaver
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Myron Cybulsky
University of Toronto

Carlos Fernández-Hernando
Yale University School of Medicine

Mark Ginsberg
University of California, San Diego

Karen Hirschi
University of Virginia

Brenda Lilly
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Kathleen Martin
Yale School of Medicine

A. Wayne Orr
LSU Health - Shreveport

Arndt Siekmann
University of Pennsylvania

Craig Simmons
University of Toronto

Brant Weinstein
NICHD, NIH

Online Program Committee
Co-Chairs: Hasina Outtz Reed
Weill Cornell Medicine
and Cynthia St. Hilaire
University of Pittsburgh

Mabruka Alfaidi
LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Nicholas W. Chavkin
University of Virginia

Sarvesh Chelvanambi
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sarah Colijin
Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

Mitzy A. Cowdin
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Rolando A Cuevas
University of Pittsburgh

Hanqiang Deng
Yale University

Cristina Espinosa-Diez
University of Pittsburgh

Adriana Franco Acevedo
UCLA

Siqi Gao
University of Pittsburgh

Julie Leonard-Duke
University of Virginia

Mandy Turner
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Lisandra Vila Ellis 
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Art Yurdagul
LSUHSC-Shreveport

Vascular Biology Publications Alert

Senior Editors:
Juan Melero Martin
Boston Children's Hospital

Somanath PR Shenoy
University of Georgia

Radu V. Stan
Dartmouth University

Editors:
B. Rita Alevriadou
University at Buffalo-SUNY

Rolf Brekken
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Eric Camerer
INSERM

Selen Catania
NIH

Susana Cavallero
University of California, Los Angeles/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Alexandre Dubrac
Montreal University

Tohru Fukai
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Monica Lee
The University of Illinois at Chicago

Akiko Mammoto
Medical College of Wisconsin

Valentina Marchetti
STEMCELL Technologies

Michael May
University of Pennsylvania

Lorin Olson
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Liudmila Romanova
Rush University Medical Center

Morgan Salmon
University of Michigan

Teresa Sanchez Garcia-Vao
Weill Cornell Medical College

Linda Shapiro
University of Connecticut

Rio Sugimura
University of Hong Kong

Kishore Wary
University of Illinois, Chicago

Mary Weiser-Evans
University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Jun Yu
Temple University

Newsletter and NewsBEAT
Editor: William R. Huckle
Virginia Tech

 

Representatives are members who have agreed to act as ambassadors for NAVBO at their home institutions. If you need information about NAVBO or upcoming NAVBO programs, feel free to contact them or the NAVBO office (bernadette@navbo.org).

NAVBO is represented by our members at the following institutions:

Canada

Janos G. Filep, M.D.
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital,
University of Montreal, PQ

Michelle P. Bendeck, Ph.D.
Unversity of Toronto,
Toronto, ON

Gediminas Cepinskas, D.V.M./Ph.D.
Lawson Health Research Institute
London, ON

Xi-Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Maria Febbraio, Ph.D., FAHA
University of Alberta, AB

Germany

Ralf H. Adams, PhD
Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster

Hellmut G. Augustin, Ph.D., DVM
University of Heidelberg and German Cancer Research Center

United Kingdom

Christiana Ruhrberg, Ph.D.
University College London
London

Anna M. Randi, M.D., Ph.D.
Imperial College London
London

United States (zip code order)

Joyce Bischoff, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School 
Boston, MA

David Milstone, M.D., Ph.D.
Brigham & Women's Hospital 
Boston, MA

Richard Pierce, M.D.
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Harold A.Singer, Ph.D.
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY

Kristopher Maier, Ph.D.
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Angela J. Glading, Ph.D.
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Beth L. Roman, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Alisa Morss Clyne, Ph.D.
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

Mark L. Kahn, M.D.
Univ of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Gary K. Owens, Ph.D. 
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville,VA

William R. Huckle, M.S., Ph.D.
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

David A. Tulis, Ph.D.
FAHA, East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Luke P. Brewster, M.D., Ph.D.
Emory Clinic
Decatur, GA

Lianchun Wang, MD
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Walter Murfee, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Brenda J. Lilly, Ph.D.
Nationwide Children's Research Institute
Columbus, OH

Anand Ramamurthi, Ph.D.
The Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Elisa Boscolo, Ph.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

Tsutomu Kume, Ph.D.
Northwestern University School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Bo Liu, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison, WI

Diane Darland, Ph.D.
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

Courtney Griffin, Ph.D. 
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 
Oklahoma City, OK

Ondine B. Cleaver, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Kayla Bayless, Ph.D.
Texas A&M Health Science Center
College Station, TX

Rebecca Stockton, Ph.D.
University of California
San Diego, CA

Kristina I. Bostrom, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California
Los Angeles, CA

Rama Natarajan, Ph.D.
Beckman Res Institute of City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Christopher C. Hughes, Ph.D.
University of California
Irvine, CA

Rong Wang, Ph.D.
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Mei Y. Speer, Ph.D.
Univerity of Washington
Seattle, WA

NAVBO Scientific Advisory Board

Kari Alitalo, M.D., Ph.D.
Biomedicum Inst/Univ Helsinki

Laura E Benjamin, PhD
New York, NY 10014 United States 

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center

Harold Dvorak, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 

Napoleone Ferrara, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

Mary Gerritsen, Ph.D.
San Mateo, CA

Michael A. Gimbrone Jr., MD
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Mark H. Ginsberg, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

Jordan S. Pober, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale Univ School of Med

Samuel D. Wright, Ph.D.
CSL Limited

Masanori Aikawa (2020-2021)
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Ondine Cleaver (2019-2020)
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Michelle Bendeck (2018-2019)
University of Toronto

Cecilia Giachelli (2017-2018)
University of Washington

Jan Kitajewski (2016-2017)
University of Illinois at Chicago

Joyce Bischoff (2015-2016)
Boston Children's Hospital

Karen Hirschi (2014-2015)
University of Virginia

Klaus Ley (2013-2014)
La Jolla Institute for Immunology

Victoria Bautch (2012-2013)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Tim Hla (2011-2012)
Boston Children's Hospital

William Sessa (2010-2011)
Pfizer, Inc.

Brant Weinstein (2009-2010)
NICHD/NIH

Mark Majesky (2008-2009)
University of Washington

Mark Ginsberg (2007-2008)
University of California, San Diego

Luisa Iruela-Arispe (2006-2007)
Northwestern University

Michael Simons (2005-2006)
Yale School of Medicine

William Muller (2004-2005)
Northwestern University

Linda Demer (2003-2004)
University of California, Los Angeles

Paul DiCorleto (2002-2003)
Retired

Alexander Clowes* (2001-2002)
University of Washington

Mary E. Gerritsen (2000-2001)
Gerritsen Consulting

Bradford Berk (1999-2000)
University of Rochester Medical Center

Gary Owens (1998-1999)
University of Virginia

Jordan Pober (1997-1998)
Yale School of Medicine

Elizabeth Nabel (1996-1997)
ModeX Therapeutics

Stephen Schwartz* (1995-1996)
University of Washington

Michael Gimbrone (1994-1995)
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

*Deceased