CURRICULUM VITAE: CHIEKO MINEO, Ph.D.                

EDUCATION:
1982: B.S., University of Tokyo - Pharmacology
1992: Ph.D., University of Tokyo - Pharmacology

CURRENT POSITION AND TITLE:
Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Vascular Biology, Department of Pediatrics 

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
1992-1999: Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Richard G.W. Anderson, Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center
1999-2001: Senior Research Scientist,  Department of Pediatrics
2001-2002: Assistant Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
2002-2006: Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
2006-present: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Signaling by scavenger receptor BI (SR-BI), the high affinity receptor for HDL.
Signaling by C-reactive protein (CRP) and IgG receptors (Fc receptors).
Signaling by antiphospholipid (aPL) antibodies.

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2002-2006 American Heart Association, National Program, Scientist Development Award

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Society Memberships: American Heart Association

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Chieko Mineo, Ph.D.
Division of Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
Department of Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
5323 Harry Hines Blvd., K04.236
Dallas, TX  75390-9063
Tel: (214) 648-8426
FAX: (214) 648-2096
email: Chieko.Mineo@UTsouthwestern.edu