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Renita Horton

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Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Cullen College of Engineering
  (713) 743-0997
  SERC 2012

Renita Horton joined the Cullen College as an assistant professor in the biomedical engineering in January 2019.

Horton completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Horton received her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Misssissippi State University. She went on to earn a master’s and doctoral degree from Harvard in engineering sciences with a concentration in biomedical engineering. Her research interest lies in better understanding the factors leading to heart disease, lupus, and sickle cell anemia. She hopes to use that knowledge to improve patient care and outcomes."

Research Areas
cardiovascular disease, organs on chips, chronic disease models