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President
Red-Horse, Kristy
Stanford University

President-elect
Fish, Jason
University Health Network - Toronto

Past President
Hughes, Chris
University of California, Irvine

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

Gonzalez, Anjelica
Yale University

Gu, Mingxia
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Johnstone, Scott
Virginia Tech

Kume, Tsutomu
Northwestern University School of Medicine

Education  Committee 
Chair: Carrie Shawber
Columbia University Medical Center

Committee Members:
Laszlo Balint
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mitzy Cowdin
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Mallika Ghosh
University of Connecticut Health Center

Angela Glading
University of Rochester

Donny Hanjaya-Putra
University of Notre Dame

Minah Kim
Columbia University

Callie Kwartler
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Li Li
Wayne State University

Qing Li
Johns Hopkins University

Ziqing Liu
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Victoria Osinski
University of Minnesota

Nicole Pek
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Research Center

Paula Rodrigues de Barros
University of South Carolina

Lily Takeuchi
University of Toronto

Young-sup Yoon
Emory University

Communications Committee
Chair: Amber Stratman
Washington University in St.Louis

Committee Members: 
Cyrine Ben Dhaou
LSUHS Shreveport

Xinjiang Cai
University of California, Los Angeles

Elizabeth Crouch
University of California, San Francisco

William R. Huckle
Virginia Tech

Shashi Kant
Brigham Women's Hospital

Sherin Saheera
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Vigneshwaran Vellingiri
University of Illinois at Chicago

Ivan Fan Xia
Yale University

Communities Committee
Chair:
Morgan Salmon
University of Michigan

Committee Members:
Sarvesh Chelvanambi
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Crizza Ching
University of Toronto

Leah Greenspan
National Institutes of Health

Alessandra Pasut
KULeuven

Laura Pillay
NIH

Mark Renton
Virginia Tech, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Morgan Salmon
University of Michigan

Rio Sugimura
University of Hong Kong

Jiayu Zhu
University of Chicago

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
Co-Chairs: Mahdi Garelnabi
University of Massachusetts Lowell
and
Bhama Ramkhelawon
New York University Langone Medical Center

Committee Members:
Aaron B. Baker
University of Texas, Austin

Elisa Boscolo
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Abhijnan Chattopadhyay
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Sarvesh Chelvanambi
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Hong Chen
Harvard Medical School/ Boston Children's Hospital

Naomi Chesler
University of California, Irvine

Jennifer Fang
Tulane University  

David Gordon
University of Michigan Medical School

Marie Guerraty
University of Pennsylvania

Ngan F. Huang
Stanford University

Skylar King 
University of Missouri

Glicella Salazar-De Simone
Columbia University Medical Center

Membership Committee
Chair: Mabruka Alfaidi
LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Committee Members:
Nick Chavkin
University of Virginia

Melody Chemaly
Karolinska Institute

Lian Guo
University of Virginia

Anjali Kusumbe
University of Oxford/Kennedy Institute

Xiaolei Liu
Temple University

Suellen Darc Oliveira
University of Illinois at Chicago

Richard Pierce
Yale University

Lawrence Pinkus
National Institutes of Health

Meritorious Awards Committee
Chair: Kathleen Caron
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Committee Members:
Zoltan Arany
University of Pennsylvania

Elisa Boscolo
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Sarah Childs
University of Calgary

Patricia D'Amore
Schepens Eye Research Inst of Mass Eye and Ear/ Harvard Medical School

Mahdi Garelnabi
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Mark Ginsberg
University of California, San Diego

Courtney Griffin
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Natasha Harvey
University of South Australia

Karen Hirschi
University of Virginia

Jan Kitajewski
University of Illinois Chicago, College of Medicine

Brenda Lilly
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Stefania Nicoli
Yale University Cardiovascular Research Center

Sara Nunes de Vasconcelos
University Health Network

A. Wayne Orr
LSU Health - Shreveport

Ellie Tzima
University of Oxford

Brant Weinstein
NICHD, NIH

Online Program Committee
Co-Chairs: Cristina Espinosa-Diez
Wayne State University
and Lisandra Vila-Ellis
Northwestern University 

Committee Members:
Abhijnan Chattopadhyay
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Hanqiang Deng
Yale University

Adriana Franco Acevedo
UCLA

Tiago Januario da Costa
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Vivian Lee-Kim
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Julie Leonard-Duke
University of Virginia

Terren Niethamer
University of Pennsylvania

Alexandra Racanelli
Weill Cornell Medicine

Li Chang Jessica Teo
Boston University

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

Ruilin Wu
University Health Network

Yifan Yuan
University of Maryland School of Medicine

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

Carmen Halabi
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Andrius Kazlauskas
University of Illinois at Chicago

Monica Lee
The University of Illinois at Chicago

Akiko Mammoto
Medical College of Wisconsin

Michael May
University of Pennsylvania

Tirthadipa Pradhan-Sundd
Blood Research Institute, Versiti

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

Courtney Griffin (2021-2022)
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

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