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BCM - Baylor College of Medicine

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Cardiovascular Research Institute

Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy

Theme Leaders

Biykem Bozkurt, M.D., Ph.D. - Heart failure, biomarkers, pro-inflammatory cytokines

Thomas Cooper, M.D. - Alternative splicing in cardiac development and disease

Mark Entman, M.D. - Molecular mechanisms of cardiac injury and repair, inflammatory signaling

Research Faculty

David Aguilar, M.D. - Congestive heart failure, diabetes, metabolic syndrome

Marie Elena Bottazzi, Ph.D. - Chagas disease, vaccine development

Robert Bryan, Ph.D. - Cerebrovascular circulation, EDHF in cerebral arteries, traumatic brain injury, K channels

William Craigen, M.D. - Genetic disorders, metabolic disorders, mitochondrial function

Moreshwar Desai, M.D. - Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy, pediatric cardiomyopathy, bile acids

Anita Deswal, M.D., MPH - Heart failure Mary Dickinson, Ph.D. Role of fluid-derived mechanical forces in vascular remodeling and heart morphogenesis

Tony Eissa, M.D. - Autophagy, innate immunity, cellular regulation of misfolded proteins

Mike Heffernan, Ph.D. - Adjuvants/delivery systems for vaccines against tropical diseases including Chagas disease

Jeffrey Jacot, Ph.D. - Regenerative therapies for congenital heart disease

Thomas Kent, M.D. - Cerebrovascular regulation following stroke

Choel Kim, Ph.D. - Protein kinase A, crystallography

Kenneth Mattox, M.D. - Cardiothoracic surgery; trauma

Joel Morrisett, Ph.D. - Carotid atherosclerosis, MRI and microimaging

Vijay Nambi, M.D. - Peripheral arterial disease, vascular imaging, cardiac prevention

Lavannya Pandit, M.D. - Pulmonary hypertension

Frank Peacock, M.D. - Acute myocardial infarction, acute heart failure, clinical trials

Daniel Penny, M.D., Ph.D., MHA - Cardiovascular hemodynamics in children with congenital heart disease

Laura Petersen, M.D., MPH  - Outcomes studies for CV diseases

Corey Reynolds, Ph.D. - Animal models of heart disease, CV imaging

Kevin Roy, M.D. - Pediatric critical care

Rolando Rumbaut, M.D., Ph.D. - Microvascular thrombosis, leukocyte trafficking

Zeenat Safdar, M.D. - Pulmonary hypertension

George Taffet, M.D. - Age-related changes in heart and vasculature, calcium handling, diastolic heart failure

JoAnn Trial, Ph.D. - Origins of fibroblasts in cardiac injury healing

Jesus Vallejo, M.D. - TLR3/TLR4 in acute myocarditis, signal transduction pathways

Salim Virani, M.D., Ph.D. - Cardiac prevention, cholesterol management

Matthew Wall, M.D. - Cardiothoracic surgery; trauma

Xander Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D. - Atrial fibrillation, calcium handling, inherited arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies, heart failure