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Role of Extracellular Vesicles and MicroRNA-Mediated Signaling

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Position Description:

We are seeking highly trained and motivated postdoctoral fellows to join the Center for Shock, Trauma, and Anesthesiology Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (

The Translational Research Program has NIH-funded positions immediately available to study the role of extracellular vesicles and microRNA-mediated signaling in 1) sepsis-associated brain inflammation and cognitive dysfunction, 2) cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury, 3) acute lung injury in sepsis, and 4) coagulopathy in sepsis and trauma. Detailed information about the PI and team’s research can be found at


The candidates with PhD or MD/PhD degree in molecular/cell biology, physiology, neuroscience, immunology, and pharmacology are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills and an independent ability to design and execute experiments.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should email 1) a cover letter including past research and expected availability date, 2) CV, and 3) contact information of at least three references to

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.