Raouf A. Khalil, Ph.D., M.D.
|Title||Associate Professor of Surgery|
|Institution||Brigham and Women's Hospital|
|Address||Brigham and Womens Hospital|
221 Longwood Ave
Boston MA 02115
Available: 07/10/12, Expires: 06/29/13
To assist in performing experiments, acquiring and analyzing data in a cardiovascular research laboratory. Trainee will have the opportunity to interact with established cardiovascular surgeons, scientists, research fellows and graduate and undergraduate students. The trainee will work on projects involving understanding the vascular mechanisms of hypertension and coronary artery disease, with emphasis on vascular disease in women such as preeclampsia and postmenopausal hypertension, and inflammatory vascular disease such as varicose veins and abdominal aortic aneurysm. The trainee will use state-of-the-art techniques in physiology, imaging microscopy, biochemistry and molecular biology to measure vital parameters as well as the expression/amount/activity of vascular signaling molecules in discarded human vessels and in animal models of vascular diseases, isolated blood vessels and microvessels, and cultured vascular cells.
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