Dr. Yabing Chen is currently Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as Principal Investigator at the Birmingham Veterians Affais (VA) Medical Center. Dr. Chen’s research program focuses on the molecular mechanisms of vascular smooth regulation and contribution to the pathogenesis of vascular disease, including vascular calcification in atherosclerosis, arterial stiffness, diabetic vasculopathy as well as vascular aging. Her research has been continuously supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), VA and American Heart Association (AHA). She recently received a Research Career Scientist Award from the Veterans Affairs Research Department. Dr. Chen serves as an editorial board member for Circulation Research, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology and the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC). She is a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA) and Chair of the ATVB Committee on Scientific Sessions Program of the AHA. Dr. Chen has served several as a regular member or Chair on grant review study sections for the NIH, VA and AHA, including the NIH Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology (VCMB) and Atherosclerosis and Inflammation of the Cardiovascular System study sections, VA Cardiology review panel and AHA Vascular Biology and Vascular Wall Biology review committees.
Basic and Translational Science
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