Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Research Assistant Professor
Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Stem Cells
My research program is centered upon the investigation of mechanisms underlying functional and structural cardiac remodeling in ischemic heart disease, as well as novel therapeutic interventions to prevent or reverse left ventricular dysfunction caused by acute and chronic myocardial ischemia. These studies generally utilize non-invasive advanced cardiovascular imaging techniques and invasive hemodynamic assessment to assess cardiac performance in vivo, along with ex vivo analysis of myocardial tissue to examine cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying observed changes in physiological function.