Postdoctoral positions immediately available at University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine

University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7079235

Posted: May 30, 2021

Application Deadline: June 29, 2021

Job Description

NIH-funded postdoctoral positions available immediately to join a productive cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic research team in the Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles (https://labs.dgsom.ucla.edu/cai/pages/publications) (note high profile publications). A PhD in biomedical sciences or related disciplines is required. Previous training and experiences in the following research areas are preferred: 1) mechanistic studies of hypertension and pulmonary hypertension, diabetic vascular complications, aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections, hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis; 2) mechanistic studies of metabolic pathways regulating adipogenesis, mitochondrial function, and skeletal muscle function; mechanistic studies of obesity and metabolic syndrome; 3) mechanistic studies of ion channel regulations and other pathways of arrhymogenesis using animal models and in vitro techniques; 4) mechanistic studies of cardiac injury and remodeling in response to various insults including ischemia reperfusion injury (I/R); proficiency in ex vivo and in vivo I/R models in mice; 5) mechanistic studies of angiogenesis and wound healing; 6) mechanistic studies of sepsis and related organ injuries including that of heart and lung; 7) mechanistic studies of COPD and COVID-19; 8) mechanistic studies of mechano-transduction in the cardiovascular and respiratory system.

Please send CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Hua Linda Cai at hcai@mednet.ucla.edu UCLA is an equal opportunity employer.




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