It is by following her heart that Chen Gao always finds value on the road to pursuing her dreams. Chen completed her BS in Biology at Nankai University in Tianjin, China. She earned her PhD in Molecular Biology here at UCLA under the supervision of Dr. Yibin Wang.
The future of cardiovascular medicine is here at UCLA, because we have a team of investigators that are fully committed - from the level of clinical care, through discovery science and engineering, to community outreach, and to educating the next generation.
Director of the Molecular Biology Institute, Luisa Iruela-Arispe’s laboratory has focused in elucidating the molecular mechanisms that regulate vascular morphogenesis during development and in disease.
UCLA cardiologist Dr. Holly Middlekauff and her research group are studying the health effects, especially the cardiac health effects, of E-cigarettes. She hopes that providing scientific data to potential users will ensure that this important personal decision is an informed decision.
Mark your calendars for the 2017 STAR Symposium, October 6th at the Fowler Museum on UCLA Campus, Keynote Speaker Dr. Peter Tontonoz.