Research Areas

Expertise and collaborative synergies


Our Research

The VCMB group houses a vast array of expertise in the latest methodologies and approaches necessary to understand extracellular matrix biology.

Angiogenesis

Migration, growth, and differentiation of endothelial cells.

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Aspirnaut Program

as·pir·naut = one who aspires, seeks and achieves

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Basement Membranes

Thin, fibrous, extracellular matrix of tissues.

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Basic Science

Concepts fundamental to the study of medicine.

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Biochemistry

An approach to understand the chemical and physicochemical processes that occur within living organisms.

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Biomaterals

The synthetic or natural material suitable for use in constructing artificial organs and prostheses or to replace bone or tissue.

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Bone Biology

Structure, function, and mechanical mechanism related to bone matrix biology.

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Cancer Biology

The study of a disease in which a group of abnormal cells grow uncontrollably by disregarding the normal rules of cell division.

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Computational Biology

The science of using biological data to develop various biological systems.

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Diabetes

Diabetes - a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood.

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Drug Discovery

Drug discovery is the process by which new candidate medications are discovered.

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Evolutionary Biology

An approach to understanding biology through the development and diversification of earlier forms

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Fibrosis

Excessive fibrous connective tissue in an organ or tissue in a reparative or reactive process.

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Immunology, Inflammation, & Autoimmunity

Biology related to the immune system and the consequences once disordered.

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Structural Biology

Molecular structure of biological macromolecules.

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Tissue Regeneration

Renewal, regeneration and growth that allow resilient to natural changes.

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Tumor Microenvironment

Cellular environment in which the tumor exists.

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Wound repair

The post-trauma repair process.

10 members

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