College of Pharmacy Distinguished Lecture Series to Feature Martin Schwartz

04/01/2015

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy is pleased to present distinguished lecturer Martin Schwartz, PhD, Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Cell Biology at Yale University, on April 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Parks Hall room 250. His lecture will be titled, “Mechanotransduction in vascular physiology and disease.”

Schwartz’s research has focused on endothelial cell biology. His lab currently works on biological and clinical problems in mechanotransduction in the vascular system.

Before joining the faculty at Yale, Schwartz served in several research and academic positions at Harvard Medical School, The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Virginia. He has been appointed to editorial boards and as an editor for academic journals, including Molecular Biology of the Cell, Matrix Biology, Cell Communication and Adhesion, Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and Biochemical Journal.

Schwartz received his bachelor of arts in chemistry from New College of the University of South Florida and his doctorate in physical chemistry from Stanford University. He also served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

To learn more about Dr. Schwartz, read his biography here: http://medicine.yale.edu/intmed/cardio/ycvrc/facultylabs/martin_schwartz-1.profile