NIH-funded postdoctoral positions or self-funded visiting scholar positions at University of California Los Angeles

Scholarship: Fully-Funded
Degree: Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

NIH-funded postdoctoral positions or self-funded visiting scholar positions available immediately to join a productive cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic research team in the Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles ( (note high profile publications). 

Available Subjects:

Biomedical sciences or related disciplines. 

Eligibility criteria:

Previous training and experiences in the following research areas are preferred:

  • 1) mechanistic studies of hypertension and pulmonary hypertension, diabetic vascular complications, aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections, hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis;
  • 2) mechanistic studies of metabolic pathways regulating adipogenesis, mitochondrial function, and skeletal muscle function; mechanistic studies of obesity and metabolic syndrome;
  • 3) mechanistic studies of ion channel regulations and other pathways of arrhymogenesis using animal models and in vitro techniques;
  • 4) mechanistic studies of cardiac injury and remodeling in response to various insults including ischemia reperfusion injury (I/R); proficiency in ex vivo and in vivo I/R models in mice;
  • 5) mechanistic studies of angiogenesis and wound healing;
  • 6) mechanistic studies of sepsis and related organ injuries including that of heart and lung;
  • 7) mechanistic studies of COPD and COVID-19;
  • 8) mechanistic studies of mechano-transduction in the cardiovascular and respiratory system.

Application Procedure:

Please send CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Hua Linda Cai at [email protected] UCLA is an equal opportunity employer.