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Leadership

COUNCIL

President
Griffin, Courtney T.
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

President-elect
Hughes, Christopher C.
University of California, Irvine

Past President
Aikawa, Masanori
Brigham and Women's Hospital

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

Greif, Daniel M.
Yale University School of Medicine

Shapiro, Linda H.
University of Connecticut Health Center

St. Hilaire, Cynthia
University of Pittsburgh

 

 

Education  Committee 
Chair: Kishore Wary
University of Illinois at Chicago

Committee Members:
Redhouane Aherrahrou
University of Virginia

Sophie Astrof
Rutgers University

Neha H. Ahuja
UT-Southwestern

Diane Darland
University of North Dakota

Vinicio de Jesus Perez
Stanford University

Carmen Halabi
Washington University in St. Louis

William Hughes
Medical College of Wisconsin

Melanie Jannaway
University of South Florida

Patty Lee
Duke University

Corina Marziano
University of Virginia

Joshua Scallan
University of South Florida

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

Lisandra Vila Ellis
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ke Yaun
Boston Children's Hospital

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

Committee Members: 
Angela Glading
University of Rochester

Jeff Hsu
University of California, Los Angeles

William R. Huckle
Virginia Tech

Kim, Juyong B.
Stanford University

Jan Kitajewski
University of Illinois at Chicago

Sara Nunes Vasconcelos
University Health Network, Toronto

Christiana Ruhrberg
University College London

Somanath PR Shenoy
University of Georgia

Md Sanaullah Sajib
Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Radu Stan
Dartmouth University

Hao Yin
Robart's Research Institute, Western University

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

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

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

Mitzy Cowdin
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Yun Fang
University of Chicago

Princess Imoukhuede
Washington University

Grietje Molema
University Medical Center Groningen

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 Instititue, Versiti

Michael T. Dellinger, 
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Hasina Outtz Reed
Weill Cornell Medicine

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

Gabriele Bergers
VIB- Center for Cancer Biology and KU Leuven

Kathleen Caron
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Ondine Cleaver
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Myron Cybulsky
University of Toronto

Carlos Fernández-Hernando PhD
Yale University School of Medicine

Karen Hirschi
University of Virginia

Kathleen Martin
Yale School of Medicine

Guillermo Oliver
Northwestern University

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

Cristina Espinosa-Diez
University of Pittsburgh

Siqi Gao
University of Pittsburgh

Lisandra Vila Ellis 
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Art Yurdagul
LSUHSC-Shreveport

Vascular Biology Publications Alert

Senior Editors:
Somanath PR Shenoy
University of Georgia

Radu V. Stan
Dartmouth University

Editors:
Rolf Brekken
UT Southwestern Medical Center

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

Monica Hinds
Oregon Health & Science University

Juan Melero Martin
Boston Children's Hospital

Michael May
University of Pennsylvania

Akiko Mammoto
Medical College of Wisconsin

Liudmila Romanova
Rush University Medical Center

Linda Shapiro
University of Connecticut

Kishore Wary
University of Illinois, Chicago

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.
Research Professor
Molecular/Cancer Biology Lab
Biomedicum Inst/Univ Helsinki

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

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior VP for Health Sciences
CEO
University of Rochester Medical Center

David Cheresh, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Univ of California, San Diego
Moores Cancer Center

Paul DiCorleto, Ph.D.

Harold Dvorak, MD
Mallinckrodt Distinguished Prof
Department of Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 

Napoleone Ferrara, M.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093

Mary Gerritsen, Ph.D.
Principal, Gerritsen Consulting
San Mateo, CA

Michael A. Gimbrone Jr., MD
Elsie T. Friedman Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Mark H. Ginsberg, M.D.
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093

Jordan S. Pober, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Dept of Immunobiology
Yale Univ Sch of Med

Janet Rossant, Ph.D.
Chief of Research, Senior Scientist
Dept of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Hospital for Sick Children

J. Anthony Ware, M.D.
Vice President LRL Vice Pres - Diabetes, Cardio and Acute Care
Eli Lilly and Company

Josiah Wilcox, Ph.D.
VP and Resident Scholar
Science & Technology
Medtronic CardioVascular

Samuel D. Wright, Ph.D.
Global Strategic Director
CSL Limited