Division of Physiological and Pathological Sciences DPPS

Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Boerboom is Director of CSR's Division of Physiological and Pathological Sciences.

He previously was Chief of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences Integrated Review Group and the Scientific Review Officer for the Cardiovascular Sciences Small Business Study Section. After receiving his Ph.D. in physiology, Dr. Boerboom served a postdoctoral fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Institute of the University of California, San Francisco. He then joined the faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin, holding a primary appointment in cardiothoracic surgery, a secondary appointment in physiology and also serving as director of Cardiovascular Surgical Research. His research focused on factors influencing myocardial blood flow, cardiac function and vascular bypass graft atherosclerosis. After 20 years in this position, he went to LifeCell Corporation to serve as director of research, where he led a team focused on developing tissue-engineered medical devices.