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Faculty

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Geoffrey S. Pitt, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Ida and Theo Rossi Distinguished Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Research Focus:

Ion channel disorders ("Channelopathies")

  • Office: BB-502
  • Lab: BB-570
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James C. Lo, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology
Research Focus:

The primary focus of the James C. Lo Lab is to investigate the molecular mechanisms of cardiometabolic diseases with the ultimate goal of developing novel treatments directed against them.

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Michael Harrison, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Research Focus:

We utilize novel imaging techniques in zebrafish genetic models to dissect the cues driving vascularization and vascular mediation of heart regeneration at the tissue and molecular level.

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Lishomwa (Lish) Ndhlovu, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Professor of Immunology in Medicine (Elect), Infectious Diseases
Research Focus:

Persons living with HIV have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Our lab studies the links between HIV immune dysfunction and pathogenic mechanisms underlying cardiovascular system complications among people with HIV and receiving virally suppressive antiretroviral therapy.

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Jingli Cao, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology
Research Focus:

Using zebrafish as a model, the Cao Lab aims at dissecting how natural heart regeneration is regulated at the cellular and molecular level, and how the generalizable findings can be applied in other regenerative contexts

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David Christini, Ph.D.
  • Professor of Medicine,
  • Professor of Computational Biomedicine
Research Focus:

Electrophysiological Instabilities and Arrhythmia Onset, Atrial Tissue Modeling, Cardiomyocyte Dynamic Clamp, Cellular Modeling, Real-Time eXperiment Interface.

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Todd R. Evans, Ph.D.
  • Peter I. Pressman, M.D. Professor in Surgery
  • Vice Chair for Research, Chief Division of Research
  • Associate Dean for Research
  • Office: LC-708
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Annarita Di Lorenzo, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Office: A-607 D

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