School of Medicine
Showing 41-50 of 56 Results
Professor (Research) of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDiscovery, preclinical and clinical development of novel immunosuppressive molecules for prevention or treatment of immune or inflammatory or ischemic injury to cell and organ transplants and for suppression of autoimmune diseases and acute organ injuries including small molecule, monoclonal and biologic classes of therapeutics.
Roy B. Cohn-Theodore A. Falasco Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDevelopment of an artificial heart assist device; heart, and heart-lung transplantation.
Clinical Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Petrossian has expertise in complex pediatric and congenital cardiovascular surgical repairs. He has published several journal articles and book chapters with an emphasis on the extracardiac conduit Fontan operation.
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests1. Mechanical circulatory support in failing Fontan circulation
2. Pathophysiologic response to fetal cardiac surgery.
3. Various clinical projects in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery
Bruce A Reitz
Norman E. Shumway Professor, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMechanism of allograft rejection for the heart and, lung; late chronic effects of rejection, such as graft coronary, atherosclerosis in the heart and bronchiolitis obliterans in the, lung; treatment of rejection, including pharmacologic agents, total, lymphoid irradiation, and the induction of tolerance in fetal, animals; clinical studies include the results of lung and heart-lung, transplantation, modification of immunosuppressive protocols, and, factors contributing to late chronic rejection.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests- Cardiac Transplant
- Mechanical Circulatory Support
- Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsIn clinical research, Dr. Shrager studies outcomes in a variety of areas within Thoracic Surgery including: parenchyma-sparing operations and minimally invasive resections for lung cancer, transcervical thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, diaphragm plication, and surgical treatment of emphysema.
Dr. Shrager's lab is focused on the impact of disease states upon the diaphragm. His group published the seminal paper (NEJM) describing diaphragm atrophy assoc'd with mechanical ventilation.