Vascular and Bone Mineralization Research


Demer-Tintut Laboratory at UCLA

Cardiovascular Calcification

A skeleton in the atherosclerosis closet

Bone-Vascular Axis

The lipid hypothesis of osteoporosis


Bone formation in the artery wall via osteogenic differentiation

Inflammatory cytokines and lipids that drive vascular and valvular calcification

Stem cells residing in the artery wall

Reaction-diffusion pattern formation via morphogens

Left-right chirality of vascular cells

Finite element analysis of plaque rupture risk