Discipline: Biological Sciences. A position for a postdoctoral research scholar with genetics, vascular physiology, metabolism or related background is available in a translational research lab focused on understanding the role of genetics and diabetes in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) outcomes.
The successful candidate will be involved in studying molecular mechanisms of vascular and skeletal muscle function in PAD. Studies would include investigation of novel therapies to improve vascular endothelial and skeletal muscle function in PAD. In addition, experience with in vitro and vivo measures of vascular and skeletal muscle function a plus but not required. Candidates qualified for NIH training grants and fellowships will be favorably considered.
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