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Pediatrics - Cardiology

Houston, Texas

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Craig Rusin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology

Cardiology Research Core, Physiological Signal Processing and Algorithm Development, Texas Children's Hospital


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • B.S.E., Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Real-time clinical decision support
  • Predictive medicine
  • Nonlinear time-series analysis of physiological waveforms
  • Real-time data processing
  • Cerebrovascular autoregulation

Select Publications

  • Kiss Z, Rusin CG, Kori H, Hudson JL. Engineering complex dynamical structures: Sequential patterns and desynchronization. Science. 2007;316(5833):1886-1889.
  • Kori H, Rusin CG, Kiss IA, Judson. Synchronization engineering: Theoretical framework and application to dynamical clustering. Chaos. 2008; 18(2):026111.
  • Rusin CG, Kiss IZ, Kori H, Hudson JL. Framework for engineering the collective behavior of complex rhythmic systems. Ind Chem Eng Res. 2009;48(21):9416-9422.
  • Rusin CG, Kori H, Kiss IZ, Hudson JL. Synchronization engineering: Tuning the phase relationship between dissimilar oscillators using nonlinear feedback. Phys Trans R Soc A. 2010;368(1918):2189-2204.
  • Rusin CG, Tokuda I, Kiss IZ, Hudson JL. Engineering of synchronization and clustering of a population of chaotic chemical oscillators. Angewandte Chemie, DOI. 2011;10.1002/ange.201008194.
  • Blaha KA, Pikovsky A, Rosenblum M, Clark MT, Rusin CG, Hudson. JL. Reconstruction of 2-D phase dynamics from experiments on coupled oscillators. Phys Rev E. 2011;84(4) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.046201.
  • Rusin CG, Johnson SE, Kapur J, Hudson JL. Controlling the synchronization of neuron action potentials using global time-delayed feedback stimulation. Phys.Rev.E. 2011;84:066202.
  • Clark MT, Rusin CG, Hudson JL, Lee H, Delos JB, Guin L, Smoot T, Vergales B, Brown AP, Kattwinkel JD, Lake D, Moorman JR. Cardiorespiratory coupling in premature infants: Breath-by-breath analysis of respiratory sinus arrhythmia. J Appl Physiol. 2011; jap. 01152.2011.
  • Lee H, Rusin CG, Lake D, Brown AP, Vergales BD, Kattwinkel, J, Moorman JR, Delos JB. Cardiac influence on chest impedance leads to failure to detect prolonged central apnea in neonates. Physiol Meas. 2012;33:1-17.
  • Hu C, Rusin CG, Tan Z, Guagliardo NA, Barrett PQ. Zona glomerulosa cells of the mouse adrenal cortex are intrinsic electrical oscillators. J Clin Invest. 2012;122(6):2046-2053.
  • Zagol K, Lake DE, Vergales B, Moorman ME, Paget-Brown A, Lee H, Rusin CG, Delos JB, Clark MT, Moorman JR, Kattwinkel J. Anemia, apnea of prematurity, and blood transfusions. J Pediatr. 2012, Apr 10 {Epub ahead of print}.

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital
1102 Bates St., Suite C 430.03
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-824-4187
Fax: 832-825-4153

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