Heart & Blood Vessel Disease Research

Funded Research Proposals

Funded research proposals within the Heart and Blood Vessel Disease Research Focus Area include:

Yeong-Renn Chen, Ph.D., Professor

NIH HL083237: “Myocardial Injury Associated with Mitochondria-derived Oxygen Free Radical(s),” December 1, 2005 – June 30, 2019.

Feng Dong, M.D., Ph.D., Research Associate Professor

Summa SRA for Diasome: “A novel liver hepatocyte targeting systems to improve the treatment of diabetes,” November 2017— 2019.

Vahagn Ohanyan, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

NIH R01 HL142710 Subaward ULRF 18-0313: “Regulation of coronary blood flow,” July 20, 2018 – June 30, 2023.

Priya Raman, Ph.D., Associate Professor

NIH-NHLBI R56 Award: “Role of OGT in Diabetic Vascular Disease,” September 15, 2018-Aug 31, 2019.

AHA-AIREA Award: “Mechanism of TSP-1 in Metabolic Syndrome-induced VSMC Phenotypic Plasticity,” Jan 2019-Dec 2020.

Charles Thodeti, Ph.D., Associate Professor

1R01HL148585-01: “Mechanical Control of Coronary Angiogenesis in Myocardial Adaptation to Ischemia,” September 19, 2019 – August 31, 2023.

1R01HL119705-01: “Mechanotransduction in Myocardial Adaptation to Ischemia,” August 15, 2015 – February 28, 2021.

1R15CA202847-01:  “Integration of Mechanical and Soluble Signaling in Tumor Angiogenesis,” December 01, 2015 – May 30, 2020.

Liya Yin, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor

NIH/NHLBI 1R01HL135110-01: “What mechanisms underlie coronary collateral growth?” Co-PI with Dr. Chilian, December 1, 2016 – June 30, 2021.

NIH/NHLBI 1R01HL137008-01A1: “Mechanisms of Impaired Coronary Collateral Growth,” February 1, 2018 – March 30, 2022.


William M. Chilian, Ph.D.
Director, Heart & Blood Vessel Disease Research Area
Phone: 330.325.6426
Email: wchilian@neomed.edu


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