The Internal Advisory Committee (IAC) oversees the mentoring and progress of the junior Project Leaders, selects and monitors Pilot Projects, and oversees the management and utilization of the scientific Cores. It will interface with the EAC at its annual visits and by conference call or email as needed. Its members include:
Lijun Xia, M.D., Ph.D., IAC Chair
Cardiovascular Biology Research Program Chair, OMRF
Courtney Griffin, Ph.D.
Cardiovascular Biology Research Program, OMRF
Holly Van Remmen, Ph.D.
Aging & Metabolism Research Program Chair, OMRF
Judith James, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President of Clinical Affairs, Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Research Program Chair , OMRF
José Alberola-Ila, M.D., Ph.D.
Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Research Program, OMRF; Director of this COBRE’s Flow Cytometry Core
Timothy Griffin, Ph.D.
Aging and Metabolism Research Program, OMRF; Director of this COBRE’s Metabolic Phenotyping Core
Linda Thompson, Ph.D.
Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Research Program, OMRF
Rodger McEver, M.D.
Vice President of Research, OMRF