Direct an independent, nationally and internationally recognized research program investigating the molecular, cellular, and physiological mechanisms in the areas of atherosclerotic disease, metabolic diseases, lipid metabolism, inflammation, cardiovascular aging, or multimodality imaging that is supported principally by NIH and/or other Federal research entities; this may be supplemented by appropriate Foundation research grants and sponsored research agreements with industry. NIH guidelines require that NPRC researchers devote at least 50% of their research effort to studies utilizing nonhuman primates.
Play a leadership role in assisting the Division Chief in managing the operation and future growth of the Division, as well as maintaining strong interactions with the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute.
Support the Division\u2019s efforts in diversification of research funding through interaction with industry and foundation partners in addition to traditional funders such as the NIH.
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