Dr. Jason Aliotta was awarded a 5-month pilot project

Dr. Jason AliottaDr. Jason Aliotta was awarded a 5-month pilot project with the CPVB COBRE at the Ocean State Research Institute. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Division of Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI. Dr. Aliotta’s research focuses on the interaction between the pulmonary vasculature and bone marrow via circulating extracellular vesicles. His pilot project is entitled “The role of extracellular vesicles in the pathogenesis of pulmonary hypertension”. The long-term goal is to identity an alternative target for developing therapies for PAH.