Bloomfield Endowed Professorship

In July 2017, Martin E. Bloomfield, MD '60 and Judith S. Bloomfield '59 endowed the Bloomfield Early Career Professorship in Cardiovascular Research within the CVRI to encourage and support early-stage, independent investigators in developing high quality and competitive cardiovascular research programs. Investigation must be related to cardiovascular diseases and can be basic, clinical, translational, epidemiologic or public health-related, and includes stroke.

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Osama Harraz, PhD
Bloomfield Endowed Professorship 2023-2025
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Research Interests:  Ion channels and biophysics, neurovascular coupling and cerebral blood flow, small vessel and neurodegenerative diseases

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Timothy PlanteTimothy Plante, MD, MHS
Bloomfield Endowed Professorship 2020-2022
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Thrombosis & Hemostasis Program

Research Interests:  cardiovascular disease epidemiology and the practical application of technology for the prevention of chronic disease.

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Erdos Investiture_rsBenedek Erdos, PhD, MD
Inaugural Bloomfield Endowed Professorship 2017-2019
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology

Research Interests:  understanding how stress, obesity and aging affect neuroendocrine regulation of blood pressure with an aim to identify novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.

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