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David Aguilar, MD
School of Medicine
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH  
Keywords Associated with Work:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Last Updated: 04/10/2024

Mansour Alghamdi, MD
School of Medicine
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Rheumatology
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Familial Mediterranean Fever
Keywords Associated with Work:
Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated VasculitisBehcet SyndromeRheumatology
Last Updated: 04/10/2024

Tamara Bradford, MD
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Cardiomyopathy, DilatedCardiomyopathy, HypertrophicCardiomyopathy, RestrictiveHeart Failure
Keywords Associated with Work:
Pediatric CardiologyPediatrics
Last Updated: 06/09/2020

Jason Gardner, PhD
School of Medicine
Physiology
Grant Review Committees Served on:  Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Cardiomyopathy, AlcoholicExtracellular MatrixFibroblastsHeart Failure
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Particulate MatterSmoke Inhalation InjuryTobacco Smoke Pollution
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Lysyl Oxidase activity assay - tissue and cellularMouse models of cardiac diseaseRat models of cardiac disease
Unique Equipment Used:
Pressure-volume Conductance CatheterizationTransonic doppler flow probeUltrasound echocardiography
Keywords Associated with Work:
Cardiomyopathy, AlcoholicCardiomyopathy, DilatedCardiomyopathy, HypertrophicExtracellular MatrixFetal Alcohol SyndromeFibroblastsHeart FailureNicotineParticulate MatterReceptors, EstrogenVentricular Function
Last Updated: 02/16/2017

Doug Johnston, PhD
School of Medicine
Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Host-Parasite InteractionsHost-Pathogen Interactions
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
ImmunologyMicrobiology
Keywords Associated with Work:
Candida albicansCardiovascular InfectionsFungiParasitesTrypanosoma cruzi
Last Updated: 04/01/2024

Paul LeLorier, MD
School of Medicine
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
SyncopeTachycardia, Supraventricular
Unique Equipment Used:
Autonomic testingUltrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial
Keywords Associated with Work:
CardiologySyncope
Last Updated: 04/09/2024

Rinku Majumder, PhD
School of
/ Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Obesity, MorbidPurpura, HyperglobulinemicVenous ThromboembolismVenous Thrombosis
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Wound Infection
Keywords Associated with Work:
Coagulation Protein Disorders
Last Updated: 08/10/2018

Gerhard Mundinger, MD
School of Medicine
Surgery
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
22q11 Deletion StudyAnosmia StudyCraniofacial Education ProjectFacial GunshotGender Confirmation SurgeryIsolated Mandible Fractures StudyKybella Clinical Trial StudyPediatric Skullbase Fracture StudyPig Mandible and Midface Defect StudyPrenatal Cleft DiagnosisReverse Sural ArteryReverse Sural Artery StudySkullbase Study of Apert’s and Crouzon SyndromeTreacher Collins StudyWake Forest Craniofacial Imaging Database
Keywords Associated with Work:
22q11 Deletion SyndromeAnosmiaClinical TrialMandible and Midface DefectPrenatal Cleft DiagnosisTreacher Collins Syndrome (TCS)Zygoma
Last Updated: 02/07/2019

Oritsejolomi Roberts, MD
School of Medicine
Neurosurgery
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
CongenitalDegenerative and Inflammatory Disease Affecting the Nervous System in the Pediatric PopulationInfectiousNeoplasticNeurosurgeryPediatricsTraumaticVascular Diseases
Keywords Associated with Work:
Congenital AbnormalitiesDegenerative and Inflammatory Disease Affecting the Nervous System in the Pediatric PopulationInfectiousIntracranial Hemorrhage, TraumaticNeoplastic ProcessesNeurosurgeryPediatricsTraumaticVascular Diseases
Last Updated: 03/27/2019

Frank Smart
School of Medicine
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
CardiologyCardiology Service, HospitalCardiomyopathyClinical EffectivenessHeart Failure
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Heart Diseases
Unique Equipment Used:
Echocardiography, Four-DimensionalHeart CatheterizationHeart TransplantationHeart Valve Diseases
Keywords Associated with Work:
CardiomyopathyHeart FailureHeart-Assist DevicesHypertrophic CardiomyopathyPulmonary Hypertension
Last Updated: 01/24/2017

Huijing Xia, PhD
School of Medicine
Pharmacology / Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Cardiovascular ResearchHeart FailureHypertension
Unique Equipment Used:
vevo ultrasound
Keywords Associated with Work:
Cardiovascular DiseasesCardiovascular ResearchHeart FailureHypertension
Last Updated: 04/10/2024

Qinglin Yang, PhD
School of Medicine
Pharmacology / Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     DOD    Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Cardiac PathophysiologyUnderlying Molecular and Biochemical Mechanisms
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
DiabetesMetabolic MechanismsObesity
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Generating Transgenic and KO Mouse ModelsTissue-Specific Gene Therapy
Unique Equipment Used:
Assess in vivo mouse heart function and metabolism using isolated heartCatheterizationEchocardiographyOxygraph assessment of mitochondrial respiration and metabolismSeahorse Bioanalyzer with live-cell imaging to determine cellular bioenergetics
Keywords Associated with Work:
Cardiac HypertrophyCardiomyopathyDiabetesEnergy MetabolismHeart FailureMitochondrial BiologyMouse Models with Genetic ManipulationsObesity
Last Updated: 04/01/2024