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Kai Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
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Ph.D.Graduate School of Medicine/Faculty of Medicine, Osaka UniversityMolecular and Cell Biology
M.D.Wenzhou Medical CollegeMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
PostdoctoralUniversity of Rochester Medical SchoolBiochemistry
PostdoctoralBoston University Medical SchoolCardiovascular Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Massachusetts Medical SchoolInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of Massachusetts Medical SchoolCardiology, Research Pathway

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Evans Department of Medicine Pilot Project Grant, 2003-2004Boston Medical Center
Scientist Development Grant, 2003-2007American Heart Association
New England Cardiovascular Research Junior Faculty Award, 2nd PlaceNew England Cardiovascular Research
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Institutional Review Board (IRB)Research CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity2017

Journal Articles


  • Oxidative stress induces p53 posphorylation at Serine 15 in endothelial cells via a PDGF receptor-dependent pathway
    Chen K, Vita JA, Keaney JF, Jr. Circulation 2003 Nov;107(17):ii-102

Case Reports