Postdoctoral Cardiovascular Researcher positions are available through the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute for NIH T32 eligible candidates (U.S. citizens or permanent residents).
- Arditi, Moshe, MD (immunology of vascular diseases including the role of infectious agents; Kawasaki's arteritis)
- Bairey-Merz, C. Noel, MD (women's health; multicenter clinical studies on noninvasive detection and assessment of ischemia in women)
- Berman, Daniel, MD (atherosclerotic plaque characterization using coronary CT angiography/improvement of cardiac SPECT technology)
- Bernstein, Kenneth, MD (renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, angiotensin II AT1 receptor, novel mouse models of ACE expression)
- Chugh, Sumeet, MD (genetic, phenotypic and environmental basis for sudden death syndromes in humans; sudden death risk in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy)
- Dharmakumar, Rohan, MD (novel MRI techniques for detecting functionally important coronary artery stenosis and regional myocardial oxygen deficits)
- Goldhaber, Joshua, MD (T32 Co-PI: cardiac excitation-contraction coupling; Na/Ca exchanger mouse models; calcium regulation in SAN, iPS cells)
- Gottlieb, Roberta, MD (cardioprotection; autophagy; apoptosis)
- Henry, Timothy, MD (acute myocardial infarction regional care, stem cell and gene therapy for patients who are not candidates for standard revascularization)
- Li, Debiao, PhD (MRI techniques for noninvasive detection of CAD with and without contrast agents; characterization of the composition of the vessel wall and atherosclerotic plaque)
- Marbán, Eduardo, MD, PhD (T32 Co-PI: Cardiac stem cell biology; stem cells in animal and human models; first-in-man trial of autologous cardiac-derived stem cells for repair of myocardium)
- Philipson, Kenneth, PhD (affiliated with Goldhaber Laboratory, Philipson's research focuses on structure-function of the sodium-calcium exchanger in cardiac muscle)
- Piantadosi, Steven, MD, PhD (design and analysis of clinical trials)
- Shah, Prediman (basic and translational research on lipid metabolism; vaccine development against atherosclerosis)
- Shaw, Robin, MD, PhD (ion channel development and regulation in normal and damaged heart cells; ion channel trafficking)
- Slomka, Piotr, PhD (improved specificity and sensitivity of myocardial perfusion SPECT technologies for the purpose of detection of obstructive coronary artery disease and myocardial perfusion quantification)
- Svendsen, Clive, PhD (iPS stem cell biology; iPS stem cell use in patients with Parkinson's, spinal cord, and neurodegenerative diseases)
- Szczepaniak, Lidia, PhD (translational research using MRI on human obesity and the lipotoxicity hypothesis; role of pancreatic steatosis on pancreatic beta cell failure in different ethnic groups)
- Van Eyk, Jennifer PhD (Proteomic analysis of heart disease: from molecular mechanism to biomarker development)
- Victor, Ronald, MD (basic, translational and clinical studies on neural mechanisms of cardiovascular regulation; large scale clinical and population studies in hypertension in minority populations; translational and clinical studies on vascular regulation in muscular dystrophy)
- PhD and/or MD, or equivalent degree
- U.S. citizenship or permanent residency
- Highly motivated and accomplished individuals with a strong background in cardiovascular research, both new graduates and those with some postdoctoral experience, are encouraged to apply.
- Cedars-Sinai is committed to training a diverse group of women and men including underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Please submit curriculum vitae, a personal statement with a brief summary of research experience, a list of faculty of interest, approximate date of availability, and three letters of recommendation to:
Joshua I. Goldhaber, MD
Director of Basic Research Programs
Director, Cedars-Sinai/VA Greater Los Angeles Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Davis Building, Suite 1015
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Attn: Mr. Dion Wiltshire