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Diseases
   Cardiovascular Diseases
         Heart Diseases
               Heart Failure

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

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