Postdoc Research Associate

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Amar Annamalai
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Postdoc Research Associate

Epidemiological and clinical studies provide evidence that type 2 diabetes is a pro-inflammatory state with increased circulating inflammatory markers that track with hyperlipidemia. Data from animal and human models indicate that heart failure in diabetes or diabetic cardiomyopathy is associated with ectopic lipid, ceramide accumulation and inflammation in the heart. This project will use mouse models of diabetes and metabolic cardiomyopathy to test the hypothesis that ceramides are generated in the lipid-overloaded heart where they serve as modulators of tissue damage.
• Link to Website:
http://schafferlab.wustl.edu
 
Qualifications:
PhD in molecular cell biology, physiology, biochemistry or related field
 
Requirements:
Background in molecular biology, willingness to work with mouse models
 
Materials needed to send:
Curriculum vitae and names of 2 references
Please send CV (email preferred) to:
Jean E. Schaffer, MD
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8086
St Louis, Missouri, 63110
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