Published November 1, 2019
Barbara Rita Alevriadou, SUNY Empire Innovation Professor, has been named the sixth associate editor of the American Journal of Physiology- Cell Physiology. The journal is among the best publications in the field of physiology.
She has served on the Editorial Board since 2002 and in 2016, was voted a STAR reviewer. She will be the only woman in the role, and the only one with a primary appointment in a biomedical engineering department.
Alevriadou joined UB in 2019 after appointments at Scripps Research Institute, Johns Hopkins University, and The Ohio State University. Her research interests include cardiovascular disease, molecular basis of disease and signal transduction. Her research on vascular mechanobiology and oxidative stress is supported by the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association (AHA). She is a member of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Society for Redox Biology & Medicine, North American Vascular Biology Organization, and AHA.
Alevriadou received her BS in chemical engineering from Aristotle University, in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1986, and her MS and PhD in chemical engineering (Bioengineering & Biosciences Institute) from Rice University in 1989 and 1992, respectively.