Mechanical Forces, Vascular Inflammation and Atherosclerosis

Guillermo Garcia Cardena, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Director of the Laboratory for Systems Biology, Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Guillermo Garcia Cardena is an Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, and the Director of the Laboratory for Systems Biology at the Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. He received his Ph.D. degree from Yale University, working with William C. Sessa on the molecular regulation of nitric oxide production in vascular endothelium. His postdoctoral research with Michael A. Gimbrone Jr. at Harvard Medical School was on studies of endothelial cell gene expression, hemodynamics, and atherogenesis.