Dr. Olin Liang Awarded 12 Month Pilot Project with CPVB COBRE

Dr. Olin Liang was awarded a 12 month pilot project with the CPVB COBRE at the Ocean State Research Institute. Liang is currently a faculty member of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His pilot project is entitled The Role of Endothelial to Hematopoietic Transition in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

The aim of this pilot study is to determine whether a developmental process such as EHT may play a role in the pathogenesis of PAH, which may lead to identifying novel therapeutic targets.