Vascular Biology Programs | Investigators and Labs

Marsha Moses

Marsha A. Moses, PhD

Director, Vascular Biology Program
Julia Dyckman Andrus Professor
Harvard Medical School
Regulation of tumor growth, progression and metastasis
Non-invasive biomarker discovery and validation
Targeted, non-toxic nanomedicine technologies

Diane Bielenberg

Diane Bielenberg, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Regulation of metastasis
Regulation of lymphangiogenesis

Joyce Bischoff

Joyce Bischoff, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Infantile hemangioma
Vascular networks
Endothelial to mesenchymal differentiation in cardiac valves

hong chen vascular biology

Hong Chen, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Angiogenesis and vascular remodeling
Atherosclerosis and inflammation: Lymphatic Disorder & Obesity
Membrane and receptor trafficking mechanisms

Rober DAmato

Robert D'Amato, MD, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology
Judah Folkman Chair in Surgery
Small molecule inhibitors of angiogenesis
Age related macular degeneration
Genetic modifiers of angiogenesis

Timothy Hla

Timothy Hla, PhD

Patricia K. Donahoe Professor
Lipid Mediators in Vascular Biology and Disease
Sphingosine 1 Phosphate Signaling
Gene Regulation in Vascular System

donald ingber

Donald Ingber, MD, PhD

Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology in the Department of Pathology
Biologically inspired engineering
Mechanotransduction in endothelial cells

Joseph Italiano

Joseph Italiano, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Role of platelets in regulating angiogenesis
Mechanics and signaling pathways in the formation of platelets

Michael Klagsbrun

Michael Klagsbrun, PhD

Emeritus Patricia K. Donahoe Professor of Surgery (Pathology)
Axon guidance mediators
Tumor angiogenesis and progression
Regulation of semaphorin expression

Benjamin Matthews

Benjamin Matthews, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Mechanisms of Ventilator Induced Lung Injury (VILI)
Drug delivery systems to pre-treat VILI

Mark Puder

Mark Puder, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Role of lipid composition in total parenteral nutrition induced liver disease
Chemoprevention of surgical adhesions

Michael Rogers

Michael S. Rogers, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Genetic modifiers of the angiogenic response
The role of anthrax toxin receptors in angiogenesis

Edward Smith

Edward R. Smith, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Primary brain tumors and cerebrovascular disease
Molecular mechanisms of tumorigenesis and angiogenesis in the central nervous system

Randolph Watnick

Randolph Watnick, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Tumor stromal interactions
Regulators of metastasis
Gene regulation in epithelial and mesenchymal cells

Bruce Zetter, PhD

Charles Nowiszewski Professor of Cancer Biology in the Department of Surgery
The mechanisms underlying the process of tumor metastasis
Protein biomarkers that predict outcome in human cancer patients
Drugs that selectively inhibit the growth of metastatic cancer cells