2018 CVI Seed Grants Recipients

Research Funded by the MCHRI

Multiparametric imaging to study cellular dynamics in Duchenne muscular dystrophy-associated dilated cardiomyopathy

PI: Helen Blau, PhD

THE DONALD E. AND DELIA B. BAXTER FOUNDATION PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR, BAXTER LABORATORY FOR STEM CELL BIOLOGY

PI: Yu Xin Wang, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY

Co-I: Mingxia Gu, MD, PhD

INSTRUCTOR, PEDIATRICS - CARDIOLOGY

Co-I: Marlene Rabinovich, MD

DWIGHT AND VERA DUNLEVIE PROFESSOR IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY

Identification of metabolic markers during early pregnancy associated with the risk of congenital heart defects in the offspring

PI: Michael Snyder, PhD

STANFORD W. ASCHERMAN, MD, FACS, PROFESSOR IN GENETICS

PI: Mads Melbye, MD

VISITING PROFESSOR, MEDICINE - PRIMARY CARE AND POPULATION HEALTH

Co-I: Liang Liang, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, GENETICS

Functional Characterization of Distinct Bone Marrow Sub-Fractions for Treatment of Myocardial Infarction

PI: Charles KF Chan, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SURGERY (PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY)

PI: Irving Weissman, MD

DIRECTOR, STANFORD INSTITUTE FOR STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, VIRGINIA & D.K. LUDWIG PROFESSOR FOR CLINICAL INVESTIGATION IN CANCER RESEARCH, PROFESSOR OF DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Novel Intravascular Ultrasound Array Catheter for Quantitative Imaging of Vulnerable Plaque

PI: Jeremy Dahl, PhD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF RADIOLOGY (PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY)

PI: Matthew Lungren, MD, MPH

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF RADIOLOGY (PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY) AT THE STANFORD UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Co-I: Arsenii Telichko, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, RADIOLOGY

Co-I: Carl Herickhoff, PhD

RESEARCH ENGINEER, RAD/PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY

Anesthetics induced myocardial depression through TRPA1 signaling pathway

PI: Detlef Obal, MD, PhD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ANESTHESIOLOGY, PERIOPERATIVE AND PAIN MEDICINE

Co-I: Ian Ying-Li Chen, MD, PhD

STAFF, CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE OPERATIONS
RESIDENT, HS-MEDICINE-SHC

Genome-scale CRISPR Interference Approach to Investigate Statin-induced Myotoxicity

PI: June-Wha Rhee, MD

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

PI: Stanley Qi, MD, PhD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOENGINEERING

Co-I: Masataka Nishiga, MD, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE

Influence of e-cigarette vapor on experimental aortic aneurysm

PI: Philip Tsao, PhD

PROFESSOR (RESEARCH) OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Joshua M. Spin MD, PhD

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-I: Ronglih Liao, PhD

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Nicholas J. Leeper, MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SURGERY (VASCULAR SURGERY) AND MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Juyong Brian Kim, MD

INSTRUCTOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Characterization of the Gut Microbiome-Host Metabolome Interactions in Heart Failure-Related Insulin Resistance

PI: Michael Fowler, MB, FRCP

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR) AT THE STANFORD UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

PI: Petra Mamic, MD

FELLOW IN MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-I: Michael Snyder, PhD

STANFORD W. ASCHERMAN, MD, FACS, PROFESSOR IN GENETICS

Co-I: Thomas Quertermous, MD

WILLIAM G. IRWIN PROFESSOR IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

A bioabsorbable external mesh to prevent vein graft failure after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

PI: Alison Marsden, PhD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS (CARDIOLOGY) AND OF BIOENGINEERING AND, BY COURTESY, OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

PI: Jack Boyd, MD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Co-I: Hanjay Wang, MD

RESIDENT IN CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Co-I: Muhammad Owais Khan, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, CARDIOLOGY

Co-I: Alexa Wnorowski, MS

PHD STUDENT

Does enhancing coronary artery development promote recovery from cardiac injury?

PI: Kristy Red-Horse, PhD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY

Co-I: Daniel Bernstein, MD

ALFRED WOODLEY SALTER AND MABEL SMITH SALTER ENDOWED PROFESSOR IN PEDIATRICS

Evaluation of orphan G-protein-coupled receptor GPR151 as a novel obesity drug target

PI: Erik Ingelsson MD, PhD, FAHA

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE) AND, BY COURTESY, OF HEALTH RESEARCH AND POLICY (EPIDEMIOLOGY)

Co-I: Mark Mercola, PhD

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR)