Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute

Center for Molecular Cardiology

Ardehali, Hossein

Ardehali, Hossein

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pharmacology

h-ardehali( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Research interests: role of mitochondria and metabolism in cardiovascular disease; cellular iron regulation. Clinical interests: general and preventive cardiology.

Arora, Rishi

Arora, Rishi

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Burridge, Paul W

Burridge, Paul W

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

paul.burridge( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

We study the application of patient-specific human induced pluripotent stem cells in studying the role of the genome in influencing drug responses, a field known as pharmacogenomics or personalized me... [more]

George, Jr., Alfred  L.

George, Jr., Alfred L.

Professor of Pharmacology

al.george( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Our research program is focused on the structure, function, pharmacology, and molecular genetics of ion channels. His laboratory has contributed greatly to understanding the mechanisms by which ion ch... [more]

Ghosh, Asish K

Ghosh, Asish K

Research Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Description of Interests

Our research interest focuses on the role of acetyltransferase p300, a major epigenetic regulator, in collagen synthesis and organ fibrosis. Fibrosis, an abnormal matrix remodeling, is a common end-st... [more]

Klocke, Francis J

Klocke, Francis J

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Cardiology)

f-klocke( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Angina with normal coronary arteries, Coronary artery disease, Coronary circulatory abnormalities

Kume, Tsutomu

Kume, Tsutomu

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pharmacology

Description of Interests

Dr. Kume's research interests focus on cardiovascular development, cardiovascular stem/progenitor cells, and angiogenesis. Current studies include the role of Foxc transcription factors in cardiovasc... [more]

Lee, Daniel C

Lee, Daniel C

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Radiology

Description of Interests

Dr. Lee is interested in coronary artery disease, ischemic and structural heart disease, cardiac stress testing, nuclear cardiology and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Dr. Lee has extensive ... [more]

McNally, Elizabeth M

McNally, Elizabeth M

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Description of Interests

My laboratory studies genetic mechanisms responsible for inherited human diseases including heart failure, cardiomyopathy, muscular dystrophy, arrhythmias, aortic aneurysms. Working with individuals ... [more]

Thorp, Edward Benjamin

Thorp, Edward Benjamin

Assistant Professor of Pathology

ebthorp( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Cell and molecular biology of inflammation and its resolution during disease.

Vaughan, Douglas E

Vaughan, Douglas E

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

d-vaughan( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My primary clinical interest is in adult cardiovascular disease. My practice has focused on the management and treatment of patients with coronary artery disease. I am also interested in the diagnos... [more]

Wasserstrom, J. Andrew

Wasserstrom, J. Andrew

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

ja-wasserstrom( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

We are using single photon confocal microscopy to measure intracellular Ca cycling in individual myocytes of intact rat and mouse hearts. Hearts are loaded with the Ca indicator fluo-4AM, allowing us ... [more]

Wilsbacher, Lisa D

Wilsbacher, Lisa D

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pharmacology

lisa.wilsbacher( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Wilsbacher's research focuses on cardiac development and cardiomyocyte maintenance in the setting of pathological stress. Currently, the laboratory investigates the G protein-coupled receptor sphi... [more]

Zhao, Ming

Zhao, Ming

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

m-zhao( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

We are interested in the biology of phospholipids in cellular membrane networks. We use advanced molecular probes and imaging techniques to characterize membrane phospholipid dynamics in normal physio... [more]