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Stephanie Sellers

Assistant Professor


Supported by CIHR trainee awards, she completed her Master’s at the UNBC and her PhD at UBC. Her graduate work centered on the development of new models of cardiovascular disease and defined mechanisms of vascular remodeling and endothelial dysfunction. The author of >70 publications, she serves on the editorial boards of Cardiovascular Pathology and European Heart Journal Case Reports. Her current work is supported by CIHR, the British Heart Foundation, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and the Jon DeHaan Foundation.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiology/Vascular Biology, UBC (2017-2021)
  • PhD, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, UBC (2011-2017)
  • MSc, Interdisciplinary Science: Immunology & Vascular Biology, University of Northern British Columbia (2008-2011)
  • BSc, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Northern British Columbia (2003-2008)

Area of Interest

Dr. Sellers directs translational and basic science research for the cardiovascular imaging group at HLI. Her research primarily focuses on determining the mechanisms of valvular heart disease and bioprosthetic heart valve degeneration as well as the development of new imaging techniques for cardiovascular disease using in-vivo and ex-vivo models.