Cistola named VP of Research

April 19, 2012

David Cistola, M.D., Ph.D., has been named vice president for research at the UNT Health Science Center, announced President Scott Ransom. Cistola currently serves as associate dean for research and professor of clinical laboratory science in the College of Allied Health Sciences; and professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He also served for 18 years on the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis as a tenured Professor.

Cistola will join the faculty on the UNTHSC campus in Fort Worth in July. His responsibilities will include leading the UNT Health Science Center’s efforts to provide a healthier future for a changing world with new discoveries through research. He will oversee the UNTHSC research office in identifying research opportunities; securing support and ensuring research, funding policies and compliance for the Health Science Center. The six departments in the UNTHSC Research Office include grants & contracts, protection of human subjects, laboratory animal research, research compliance, technology transfer & commercialization, and strategic & translational research initiatives.

Cistola earned a B.S. in biochemistry in 1978 from State University of New York at Binghamton and the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in 1985 from Boston University School of Medicine. He was a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow from Biophysics and Cardiovascular Institutes at Boston University and a Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Fellow at both Boston University School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine.

 

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