Denis Buxton, Ph.D.
Dr. Buxton is the Associate Director of the Basic and Early translational Research Program at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). After obtaining his PhD in Biochemistry at University College, London, he went to the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio working on substrate metabolism. As an associate professor of pharmacology at UCLA, he studied cardiac ischemia and reperfusion using PET. He came to NHLBI via the intramural program, where he worked on signal transduction and nonmuscle myosins.