Division of Cardiology Research Program Manager:

Elizabeth Turrentine, MPH, CCRP

E: elizabeth.p.turrentine@uth.tmc.edu

P: 713-500-5683

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine has a wide range of research activities that include:

  • Basic Research
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computational Medicine
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Epigenetics
  • Electrophysiology
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

The large and diverse cardiology research programs allowed our cardiology fellows to have varied unique research experience. Examples of their involvement include:

  • Participating in the STEMI Study (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction).
  • Participating in a large 1500 patient cohort to study cardiovascular disease in Mexican-Americans living in South Texas.
  • Participating in a local study evaluating school children prior to intense athletic activities to determine preexisting heart problems.

The interventional group has a number of basic science efforts ranging from stem cell treatment for acute myocardial infarction, the prevention of reperfusion injury, the development of hybrid intravascular imaging

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