Monday, April 20, 2020

Anne Eichmann, PhD

Ensign Professor of Medicine and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine

Anne Eichmann and her lab study vascular and lymphatic development, with particular emphasis on mechanisms that direct patterning and guidance. Specialized endothelial cells (EC), called tip cells, located at the extremities of growing capillary sprouts mediate-guided vascular patterning. Tip cells exhibit characteristic features, including extension of filopodia that explore the tip cell environment, lack of a lumen and a slow proliferation rate. EC behind tip cells, termed stalk cells form the capillary lumen and proliferate.


April 20, 2020
3:00-4:00pm PDT
Mahley Auditorium

The GICD/CVRI Seminar series is a collaborative series between the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at UC San Francisco.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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