B.A. Roanoke College
Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology
My research has focused on the study of chronic vascular inflammation in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, aneurysm, and intimal hyperplasia. I am specifically interested in characterizing endogenous mediators that serve to counterbalance inflammation in the vascular wall. Current studies aim to examine macrophage functional plasticity in the resolution of the inflammatory response. Other research interests involve the molecular engineering of novel antithrombotics and anti-inflammatory agents and their utilization towards investigating the physiological crosstalk between thrombosis and inflammation and the subsequent development of chronic vascular disease.