Dr. Jorge N. Artaza

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine& Research Asst. Professor Dept. of Biological Sciences

Bio: Dr. Artaza received his M.S. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was awarded his Ph.D. Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the same university. He was supervisor at the Clinical Biochemistry Training Laboratory, lecturer in Hematology and staff clinical biochemist at the School of Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires. He was a Fellow at the Methodist Center for Reproduction and Transplantation Immunology of Methodist Hospital of Indiana and visiting scientist at the Tissue Typing Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Highlights of Research and Accomplishments

Title of Project: Vitamin D Ameliorates the Development of Fibrosis Associated with Cardiovascular Disease

Year and Amount of Award: 2009 and $25,000

Collaborators: Researchers at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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