Photo: Jane E. Freedman, MD
Jane E. Freedman, MD
Year elected: 2005
Current membership category: Senior
Professor and Director, Translational Research; UMass Memorial Heart and Vascular Center
University of Massachusetts Medical School
368 Plantation Street
AS7-1051
Worcester, MA 01605
United States of America
Phone: 508-856-6961
Facsimile: 508-856-6933
Email: jane.freedman@umassmed.edu

Biographical statement

Dr. Freedman is the Edward Budnitz Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Massachusetts and the Editor-in-Chief of Circulation Research.  The major research initiatives in Dr. Freedman’s laboratory involve the study of the regulation of molecular pathways contributing to thrombosis, vascular disease, and how these factors contribute to acute coronary syndromes. These studies are performed in two laboratories; a basic science laboratory that examines the role of immunity, infection, and inflammation on atherothrombotic disease. In addition, the second laboratory is currently is collaborating with many groups including the Framingham Heart Study using high-throughput and nano-chip technologies developed in her lab to study gene expression and provide translational data for a wide range of projects.

Institutional affiliations

University of Massachusetts Medical School (Primary)
Dr. Freedman is serving as the ASCI's Institutional Representative.

Specialties

Cardiology
Internal Medicine