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BCM - Baylor College of Medicine

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Cardiovascular Research Institute

Congenital Developmental Heart Disease

Theme Leaders

Mary Dickinson, Ph.D. - Role of fluid-derived mechanical forces in vascular remodeling and heart morphogenesis

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

Research Faculty

Carolyn Altman, M.D. - Pediatric echocardiography

Dean Andropoulos, M.D. - Brain protection for infant cardiac surgery

Ayse Akcan Arikan, M.D. - Pediatric critical care

Rahul Baijal, M.D. - Pediatric Anesthesiology

Manish Bansal, M.D. - Pediatric cardiology Judith Becker, M.D. fetal Left Heart Hypoplasia

John Belmont, M.D. - CV genetics, cardiovascular malformations and connective tissue disorders

Kenneth Brady, M.D. - Prevention of neurologic injury in children with CV disease

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

William Dryer, M.D. - New heart failure therapies, management of HLA sensitized patients before/after transplant

Blaine Easley, M.D. - New methods for monitoring and management of children with heart disease

Yuxin Fan, M.D., Ph.D. - Diagnostic tests for acquired and genetic cardiac diseases, viral myocarditis

Charles Fraser, M.D. - Congenital heart surgery outcomes, bioengineering and assist devices

Peggy Goodell, M.D. - Hematopoietic stem cells, epigenetic modifications

Amir Jeewa, M.D. - Pediatric heart transplantation, cardiomyopathies, mechanical circulatory support

Leda Kloudas, Ph.D. - Pediatric congenital heart disease

Rajesh Krishnamurthy, M.D. - Novel imaging methods for pediatric vascular and heart diseases

William Kyle, M.D. - Outpatient cardiology

Scott LeMaire, M.D. - Basic and clinical research on aortic disease and aortic wall degeneration

George Mallory, M.D. - Pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation 

James Martin, M.D., Ph.D. - Hippo, Wnt, Bmp signaling in development, regeneration, heart disease

Christina Miyake, MS, M.D. - Inherited cardiac arrhythmia syndromes

Brady Moffett, Phar, M.D., MPH - Clinical pediatrics

Shaine Morris, M.D., MPH - Advanced imaging techniques for genetically-triggered aortopathies

Emad Mossad, M.D. - Neuromonitoring during repair of congenital heart disease

Dhaval Parekh, M.D. - Pediatric cardiology, pediatric/adult congenital heart disease

Ricardo Pignatelli, M.D. - Echocardiography, pediatric cardiomyopathy, ultrasound-targeted microbubbles, Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Fadel Ruiz, M.D. - Pediatric pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis

Craig Rusin, Ph.D. - Physiological signal processing and algorithm development

Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D. - Genetics of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, esophageal atresia, cardiomyopathies

Lara Shekerdemian, M.D. - Cardiovascular physiology and mechanical cardiopulmonary support

Amy Sims, M.D. - Pediatric HIV cardiovascular complications 

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

Eric Williams, M.D. - Pediatric septic shock and stroke