Co-Director, Heart Transplant Program
Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Director, Robotic Mitral Valve Program
Tony Marnell Sr Distinguished Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery, Regenerative Medicine, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, Medical Imaging, Medicine, Pharmacology, Physiological Sciences - GIDP
University of Arizona, College of Medicine
Additional Contact Info:
Cell: (520) 307-0787
eFax: (617) 507-7768
Lab: (520) 621-0123
Fax: (520) 626-9022
Sponsored Research Through MSRP:
Andrew Bergersen (MSRP 2012): "Combined Use of Ex Vivo Lung Reperfusion and Adenosine Agonists to Recondition Lungs for Transplantation"
Katherine Marsh (MSRP 2015): "Metabolic Impact of Rapamycin and B-Estradiol using Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts as a Model for Lymphangioleiemyomatosis"
Ned Premyodhin (MSRP 2015): "3-D Printing and Surgical Rehearsal: Minimizing Errors in Mitral Valve Ssurgery"
Ryan Palsma (MSRP 2016): "Bioenergetic Profile of Failing Human Heart Tissue:
Rinku Skaria (MSRP 2017): "In Vivo use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and/or Transmyocardial Revascularization to Improve Cardiac Function"
Advanced Research Distinction Track (RDT):
Alana Connell, (RDT Class of 2014): "Bioenergetics of Amniotic Stem Cells and Cardiomyocytes in 2D, Static 3D, and Non-static 3D Cultures"
Tiffany Son, (RDT Class of 2016): "Optimization of Porcine Heart Decellularization"
Katherine Marsh, (RDT Class of 2018): "Dehumanizing Wartime Refugees: Global Impact of Organ Trafficking"
Ned Premyodhin, (RDT Class of 2018): "3D Printing and Surgical Rehearsal: Minimizing Errors in Mitral Valve Surgery"
NIH High School Student Research Program:
Amisadai Jozabed Licea, Catalina Magnet High School, 2014
Artemio Acosta-Barajas, Pueblo High School, 2015
Hero Roberts, Tuba City High School, 2017
Derwin Tallman, Shonto Prep Tech High School, 2017
Tuesday, March 6, 2018