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The faculty in the Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology are basic scientists and physician-scientists from four pediatric divisions working in partnership.

Dr. Philip Shaul

Philip W. Shaul, M.D.

  • Professor, Vice Chair for Pediatric Research
  • Director, Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
  • Associates First Capital Corporation Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics
  • Interests: Caveolae-lipid rafts; membrane-associated estrogen receptors; nitric oxide synthase; scavenger receptor class B-Type I (HDL receptor); signaling by C-reactive protein
Dr. Rashmin Savani

Rashmin C. Savani, M.B.Ch.B.

  • Professor & Division Chief, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Associate Director, Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
  • The William Buchanan Chair in Pediatrics
  • Interests: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia; chronic lung disease; inflammation; lung injury; surfactant; role of hyaluronan in tissue injury
Dr. Michelle Gill

Michelle Gill, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Interests: General infectious diseases; immunity; respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Dr. Chieko Mineo

Chieko Mineo, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Interests: Vascular biology; atherosclerosis
Dr. Jessica Moreland

Jessica Moreland, M.D.

  • Professor & Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Thomas Fariss Marsh, Jr. Chair in Pediatrics
  • Interests: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support; traumatic brain injury; granule and vesicle exocytosis; NADPH oxidase and reactive oxygen species signaling; neutrophil priming