Department of Medicine

Thrombosis Research Education


Collaborative Research Training in Thrombosis and Inflammation


Miguel Cruz, Ph.D., is a program director and mentor for the NIH-supported T32 training grant “Collaborative Research Training in Thrombosis and Inflammation.” Other division faculty mentors for this grant are Trung C. Nguyen, M.D., C. Wayne Smith, M.D., Perumal Thiagarajan, M.D., and Vinod Vijayan, Ph.D.

CTRID Research Seminar Series

The Center for Translational Research on Inflammatory Diseases (CTRID) hosts a weekly research seminar series, held from 4 - 5 p.m. on Thursdays, in collaboration with the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. These seminars provide a platform to promote interactions and collaboration among new and established investigators and to elicit feedback on upcoming grant applications, manuscripts, and other projects.


CTRID Journal Club


Vinod Vijayan, Ph.D., directs the weekly CTRID journal club, which fosters mentoring of early career investigators at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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