Photo: Jane E. Freedman, MD
Jane E. Freedman, MD
Year elected: 2005
Current membership category: Senior
Director, Division of Cardiology
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Suite 383, Preston Research Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37232
United States of America
Phone: 615-875-3099

Biographical statement

Dr. Jane Freedman is the Gladys Parkinson Stahlman Professor of Cardiovascular Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as well as the Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute.  She completed Residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Cardiology Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Freedman has served as the Chair of the National American Heart Association Peer Review Committee and is the current Editor-in-Chief for the leading basic cardiovascular journal, Circulation Research.  She has been the previous Director of two T32 Training Grants as well as being the PI on several NIH sponsored multi-center awards. She oversees two research programs; the first is a basic science laboratory that examines the role of immunity, infection, and inflammation on atherothrombotic disease.  The second facility uses high-throughput technologies to study gene expression and proteomic data for a wide range of clinical and translational projects.


Institutional affiliations

Christopher S. Williams, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.


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