Overview

  • The biology of atherosclerotic plaque.

    The biology of atherosclerotic plaque.

  • Atherosclerotic vascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US.

    Atherosclerotic vascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US.

  • Identifying genetic determinants of cardiovascular disease; the use of quantitative ‘intermediate’ traits

    Identifying genetic determinants of cardiovascular disease; the use of quantitative ‘intermediate’ traits

  • Estimating heritability of a quantitative trait.

    Estimating heritability of a quantitative trait.

  • Measuring aortic pulse wave velocity.

    Measuring aortic pulse wave velocity.

Research in Dr. Kullo's laboratory is focused on biomarkers of cardiovascular risk in individuals. This includes work related to genetic markers, circulating biomarkers of cardiovascular risk and assays of arterial function.