2019 CVI Seed Grants Recipients

Research Funded by the MCHRI

Developing Novel Computational Methods for the Early Detection of Right Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension in the Pediatric and Adult Populations

Co-PI: Francois Haddad, MD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-I: Alison Marsden, PhD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS (CARDIOLOGY) AND OF BIOENGINEERING

Co-PI: Myriam Amsallem, MD, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-I: Roham T. Zamanian, MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE)  

Co-PI: Jeffrey Feinstein, MD, MPH

DUNLEVIE FAMILY PROFESSOR OF PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASE

Co-I: David Ouyang, MD

POSTDOCTORAL MEDICAL FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
FELLOW IN MEDICINE

 

A Non-invasive Signature of Myocardial Signaling in Children with Single Ventricle Heart Failure

PI: Sushma Reddy, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS (CARDIOLOGY)  

Co-I: Daniel Bernstein, MD

ALFRED WOODLEY SALTER AND MABEL SMITH SALTER ENDOWED PROFESSOR IN PEDIATRICS

Co-I: Jingjing Li, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

Research Funded by the Stanford CVI

CRISPR-mediated Therapy for Cardiac Laminopathies

Co-PI: Ioannis Karakikes, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (RESEARCH) OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Co-PI: Kevin Wang, MD, PhD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DERMATOLOGY

Identify 'Atherogenic' Somatic Mutations/Epigenetic Modifications in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

PI: Nicholas Leeper, MD

ASSOC PROF OF SURGERY (VASCULAR SURGERY) AND MEDICINE (CV MEDICINE) 

PI: Ying Wang, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, VASCULAR SURGERY

Single-cell Sequencing to Identify Air Pollution-Induced Cardiac Risks

Co-PI: David T. Paik, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE

Co-PI: Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD

PROF OF MEDICINE (PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE MED) & PEDIATRICS (ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY) 

Lei Tian, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE

Exploring Genomic Mosaicism in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patient Lungs

PI: Marlene Rabinovitch, MD

DWIGHT AND VERA DUNLEVIE PROFESSOR IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY

Co-I: Jan-Renier Moonen, MD, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, CARDIOLOGY

Co-I: Michael Snyder, PhD

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

Co-I: David Marciano, PhD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, GENETICS

Development of a Precision Screening Platform for Peripheral Artery Disease Using Electronic Health Records and Polygenic Risk Scores

PI: Elsie G. Ross, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SURGERY (VASCULAR SURGERY) AND OF MEDICINE (BMIR)  

Co-I: Erik Ingelsson, MD, PhD

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD

ASSOC PROF OF MEDICINE (BIOMED INFORMATICS) & BIOMEDICAL DATA SCIENCE

Co-I: Philip Tsao, PhD

PROFESSOR (RESEARCH) OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Nicholas J. Leeper, MD

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

Whole Exome Sequencing Study of Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction in Patients with Angina in the Absence of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

Co-PI: Jennifer Tremmel, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Thomas Quertermous, MD

WILLIAM G. IRWIN PROFESSOR IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-PI: Patricia Nguyen, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)  

Co-I: Vedant Pargaonkar MD

BASIC LIFE RESEARCH SCIENTIST, CV MED - CLINICAL TRIALS

Precision Approach to Ventricular Mass: Image-Based Differentiation of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Amyloidosis, and Phenocopies

Co-PI: Ronald Witteles, MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Francois Haddad, MD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-PI: Euan A. Ashley, MRCP, PhD

ASSOC PROF OF MEDICINE (CV), OF GENETICS, OF BIOMEDICAL DATA SCIENCE

Co-I: Paul Cheng, MD, PhD,

POSTDOCTORAL MEDICAL FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
FELLOW IN MEDICINE

Co-PI: Kevin Alexander, MD

INSTRUCTOR, CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE
INSTRUCTOR, MEDICINE

Co-I: David Ouyang, MD

POSTDOCTORAL MEDICAL FELLOW, CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
FELLOW IN MEDICINE

 

Proteomic Analysis of iPSC-derived Extracellular Vesicles for Mitochondrial Biogenesis

PI: Phillip Yang, MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE) 

Co-I: Utkan Demirci, PhD

PROFESSOR OF RADIOLOGY (CANARY CANCER CENTER)

Co-I: Katrin Svensson, PhD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PATHOLOGY

Research Funded by the Steven M. Gootter Foundation

Experimental Heart Models of Ventricular Tachycardia: Porcine and Explanted Human Heart

PI: Paul Wang, MD

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE) AND, BY COURTESY, OF BIOENGINEERING

Co-I: Mohan N. Viswanathan, MD

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-I: Oscar J. Abilez, MD, PhD

INSTRUCTOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-I: Terrance Pong, MD

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

Co-I: Duy Nguyen, MD

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR)

Co-I: Nitish Badhwar, MD

CLINICAL PROFESSOR, MEDICINE - CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

Co-I: Phillip Yang, MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE) 

PI: Paul A. Chang, MD

SENIOR SCIENTIST

Co-I: Anson Lee, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY (ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY)

Co-I: Sanjiv Narayan, MD

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE)

Co-I: Meghedi Babakhanian, PhD