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Research

Meet Our Team

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Xander Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D.

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Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Professor, Physiology & Biophysis; Medicine-Cardiology
Baylor College of Medicine 
 

Biykem Bozkurt, M.D, Ph.D., FHFSA, FACC, FAHA

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Associate Provost, Medicine
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Baylor College of Medicine
The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair 
W.A. “Tex” and Deborah Moncrief, Jr., Chair
Professor of Medicine
Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research
DeBakey VA Medical Center

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Sub-Committees

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CVRI committee members actively participate and contribute to the mission of the center. Communications, Education and Training, and Seminar committee members bolster each area and work with CVRI staff to grow programs and endeavors within the center.

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Education and Training Committee

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Sandra Haudek, M.S., Ph.D.- Co-Chair
Na Li, Ph.D.- Co-Chair
Waleed Ageedi, M.D.
Manuel Cantu
David Durgan, Ph.D.
Jason Karch, Ph.D.
William Lagor, Ph.D.
Scott LeMaire, M.D.
Shane Morris, M.D., MPH
George Rodney, Ph.D.
Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D.
Salim Virani, M.D., Ph.D.
Joshua Wythe, Ph.D.
 

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Symposium and Seminar Committee

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Lilei Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.- Chair
Xander Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D.- CVRI Director
David Durgan, Ph.D.
Tyler Fick, M.D.
Xiaoming Jia, M.D.
Scott LeMaire, M.D.
Na Li, Ph.D.
Jing Liu, M.D.
Christina Magyar, Medical Scientist Training Program Student
Jack Price, M.D.
William Lagor, Ph.D.
AJ Marian, M.D.
Jeff Steimle, Ph.D.
Mirza Umair Khalid, M.D.
 

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Communications Committee

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Mirza Umair Khalid, M.D.- Chair
Xander Wehrens, CVRI Director
Mahboob Alam, M.D.
Gu Kang, Ph.D.
Keila Lopez, M.D., MPH
Dhruv Mahtta, M.D.
Joseph Mills, M.D.
Bijan Najafi, M.D.
Jacqueline Olive, Medical Student