Research

Roberto I. Vazquez-Padron, PhD

NIH-award winning scientist and mentor focused on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying vascular obstructive diseases like atherosclerosis, in-stent restenosis, transplant vasculopathy, and arteriovenous fistula failure. Three full-time scientist, two post-doctoral fellows and one graduate students currently form my lab. My laboratory is currently supported by three major NIH grants. I have published +60 peer-review scientific articles and book chapters and presented my work in multiple national and international meetings. I am currently member of NHLBI Mentored Clinical and Basic Science Review Committee and NIH Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences (CVRS) Integrated Fellowship Review Group. I was member of American Heart Association’s Vascular Wall Angiogenesis, Atherosclerosis, General and Inflammation Peer Review Committee (2010-2015). I serve as reviewer of multiple indexed journals. In addition to my academic work I am a founder of Miami Cardiovascular Innovations Corp.