CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology Center of Biomedical Research Excellence


Critical to the success of the researchers are their mentors, who will meet regularly with the principal investigators. Many of these mentors are clinical faculty at Rhode Island Hospital.

Study 1: Plasma Adenosine

Study 2: Effects of Angiopoietins on Shock/Sepsis-induced Acute Lung Injury

Study 3: Ischemic Heart Disease

  • Frank Sellke, MD
    Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Rhode Island Hospital
  • Elizabeth Harrington, PhD
    Associate Dean, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Associate Professor of Medicine
    Brown University, Providence VA Medical Center

Study 4: Regulation of Cardiac Fibroblast Function by MicroRNAs

Study 5: Sex and Haemodynamics in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension