Senior VP Health Sciences

Director, Center for Innovation in Brain Science, Professor, Pharmacology, Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Professor, Neurology, Professor, Evelyn F Mcknight Brain Institute, Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP, Professor, Psychology, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences, Member of the Graduate Faculty, Professor, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Medicine, Professor, Internal Medicine, Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Professor, Physiology, Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP, Professor, BIO5 Institute

The Garcia laboratory works to understand the molecular mechanisms of lung inflammatory processes, particularly those producing lung edema or vascular leak. The laboratory focus is to investigate gene discovery, protein function assessment, SNP discovery, genetic manipulation, in vivo testing, and candidate gene and biomarker identification, working to translate basic research into potential novel clinical therapies.

Executive Director, AHSC Biorepository, Professor, Immunobiology, Professor, Medicine, Professor, Applied BioSciences - GIDP, Professor, BIO5 Institute

We are involved in banking clinical specimens obtained from various patients for use in biomarker discovery and clinical therapies. Clinical therapies may include regenerative medicine, transplant or gene therapy.