Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Coughlin, Shaun R.
Location Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc.
Primary Field Medical Physiology and Metabolism
Secondary Field Medical Genetics, Hematology and Oncology
 Election Citation
Coughlin has made numerous contributions to the study of signaling mechanisms that are important in cardiovascular biology and disease. He explained how thrombin and other proteases regulate platelets Coughlin showed that protease-activated receptors play unanticipated roles in inflammation and blood vessel development.
 Research Interests
Currently directing discovery research in cardiovascular and metabolism at Novartis. Areas of focus are atherosclerosis, heart failure, obesity-driven diseases, and atrial fibrillation.

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