Darren G. Woodside, PhD

Darren Woodside, Ph.D., is the Vice President for Research and Director of the Flow Cytometry and Imaging Core at the Texas Heart Institute. Show full bio

Dr. Woodside’s research centers around the role that cell adhesion plays in cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases, and the development of novel means to identify and treat these diseases. Prior to assuming the position of Vice President, he served as Associate Director of the Molecular Cardiology Research Laboratories at THI and Associate Director of Drug Discovery at Encysive Pharmaceuticals. He was awarded his Ph.D. from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Immunology and was a post-doctoral fellow at The Scripps Research Institute.

He has authored numerous publications, served on Editorial Review Boards, and currently chairs the NIH Innovative Immunology Study Section.

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Texas Heart Institute Positions

Education

  • Undergraduate:

    Queen's University at Kingston

  • Postgraduate:

    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

  • Fellowships:

    The Scripps Research Institute

Publications

Recent News

2023 Student Scholar Summer Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Student Scholar Summer Program at The Texas Heart Institute. Applicants must be...

The Texas Heart Institute Research Symposium 2022: A Day to Celebrate Innovation, Collaboration, and Translation

During its annual day-long Research Symposium on October 20, 2022, The Texas Heart Institute community came together in the Denton...

THI Biorepository Awarded Equipment Grant for Automated Cryopreservation System

HOUSTON (September 14, 2022) — The Texas Heart Institute (THI) Biorepository and Biospecimen Profiling Core Laboratory has received an R24...