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Charles Julian Lowenstein, M.D.

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  • Director, Division of Cardiology
  • Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

Vascular biology



  • Director, Division of Cardiology
  • Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Harvard Medical School (1986)


  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Medicine (1989)


  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Medicine (1991)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (2004)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1989)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

  • Mechanisms of exocytosis. 
  • Platelets and endothelial cells communication. 
  • Role of microRNA in endothelial cells. 
  • Vascular inflammation effects from Nitric Oxide. 

Activities & Honors


  • Peter Dolphin Award, 2005
  • Sir William Osler Young Investigator Award, 2003
  • Young Investigators Conference on Atherosclerosis Award, 2000


  • NIH Atherosclerosis and Inflammation Cardiovascular Sciences study section
  • Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation
  • InterUrban Clinical Club
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation

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