Research Faculty

Vivian Gahtan

Research Interests

Smooth muscle cell migration, thrombospondin, extracellular matrix-smooth muscle cell interactions, vascular surgery procedure outcomes

Dilip Kittur

Research Interests

Xenotransplantation, Endothelial cell dysfunction, Use of herbal products in transplant biology

Leslie Kohman
Leslie Kohman, MD, FACS
Distinguished Service Professor

Research Interests

All aspects of thoracic oncology and lung cancer. Clinical trials in solid organ cancers.

Kristopher Maier
Kristopher Maier, PhD
Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Vascular disease, Vascular Complications in Diabetes, Endothelial and Smooth Muscle Intracellular Signaling

Qinghe Meng
Qinghe Meng, MD
Gary Nieman
Gary Nieman, MS
Associate Professor

Research Interests

Cardiopulmonary Critical Care

Guirong Wang
Guirong Wang, PhD
Associate Professor