Timothy Murphy, MD, is the medical director of the Vascular Disease Research Center. Murphy is a an interventional radiologist at Rhode Island Hospital and a professor, research track, in the department of diagnostic imaging at Brown Medical School.
Murphy completed the six-year Medical Education Program at Boston University in 1987, and has been on staff at Rhode Island Hospital since 1993. He has been performing and publishing his clinical and laboratory research for 18 years. Murphy has helped secure commitments for over $35 million in total National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for clinical trials in vascular disease.
He is currently serving as the national co-principal investigator for the Cardiovascular Outcomes with Renal Atherosclerotic Lesions study (CORAL), the largest NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) funded multicenter randomized clinical trial examining treatment for renal artery stenosis and hypertension, and is the national principal investigator for the largest NIH/NHLBI funded multicenter randomized clinical trial for interventional treatment of intermittent claudication study (CLEVER).
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