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BCM - Baylor College of Medicine

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Cardiovascular Research Institute

Aortopathy, Valvular Heart Disease

Theme Leaders

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

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

Research Faculty

Basant Arya, M.D. - Left ventricular torsion dynamics using 2D speckle tracking; cardiac stress testing and multi modality evaluation of valvular heart disease

Faisal Bakaeen, M.D. - Transcatheter and minimally invasive valve replacements

Neal Barshes, M.D., MPH - Peripheral vascular disease, diabetes mellitus

Gerd Brunner, M.D. - Peripheral arterial disease, MR imaging

Johnny Chen, M.D., Ph.D. - HIV associated CV disease, vascular tissue engineering, pancreatic cancer

Benjamin Cheong, M.D. - CV MRI/CT imagingĀ 

Lorraine Cornwell, M.D. - TAVR, optimization of clinical outcomes of cardiothoracic surgery, especially minimally invasive procedures, off-pump CABG, valve repair, and VATS lobectomy

Joseph Coselli, M.D. - Outcomes in patients with aortopathies

Kim de la Cruz, M.D. - Aorta diseases, myocardial revascularization, mechanical circulatory support

Heather Dickerson, M.D. - Pediatric cardiac critical care, including extracorporeal life support

Henri Justino, M.D. - Interventional cardiac catheterization

Panos Kougias, M.D. - Endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms, venous disease, vascular occlusive disease

Ramkumar Krishnamurthy, Ph.D. - Research and Translational Imaging, Pediatric Radiology

Veronica Lenge De Rosen, M.D. - Imaging of coronary vasculature

Peter Lin, M.D. - Endovascular treatment of venous and arterial diseases

Carlos Mery, M.D. - Clinical outcome research, computational models to explain congenital heart disease

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

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

Ying Shen, M.D. - Aortic aneurysms and dissection

Addison Taylor, M.D., Ph.D. - Hypertension, clinical pharmacology