Dr Drakos has a strong commitment to mentoring the next generation of scientists and physician-scientists. In 2021, he was presented the inaugural Guy Zimmerman Faculty Mentorship Award, University of Utah School of Medicine and in 2017 he was the sole recipient of the Department of Medicine Faculty Mentorship Award. More than 70 publications were authored by trainees or junior faculty under his mentorship and many of them were supported by competitive career development training grants. Nine of his mentees have moved on to independent faculty positions with >50% research time. Since 2017, he has been the PI of the NHLBI Cardiovascular T32 grant and previously he had served for several years on the executive committee of this grant. He also served as the Director and PI of an American Heart Association-funded Institutional Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship Program for performing cardiovascular research at the U of Utah.

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For translational and basic science research job opportunities please contact stavros.drakos@hsc.utah.edu (please include your CV and potential referees).


Stavros. G. Drakos, MD, PhD, FACC
Principal Investigator
Email: stavros.drakos@hsc.utah.edu
Office: 801-585-2340
Office: 801-587-9513

Lab Address:
95 South 2000 East, Room 101
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Lab Phone: 801-587-3032
  • School of Medicine
  • University of Utah