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Cardiovascular Research at UC San Diego

Our researchers are investigating many topics in cardiovascular disease, including:
  • Heart Failure
    • Development
    • Viruses and innate cardiac immune response
    • Adrenergic signaling –pre clinical and clinical
  • Atherosclerosis
    • Role of oxidized lipids
  • Integrins in inflammation

Cardiovascular research at UC San Diego is interdisciplinary, including investigators from:

  • Division of Cardiology
  • Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Division of Pharmacology
  • Division of Hematology and Oncology
  • Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
  • Department of Radiology
  • Division of Pulmonary Medicine
  • Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Jacobs School of Engineering
  • Division of Biological Sciences
  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Publications in Cardiovascular Medicine

View titles and abstracts of scientific articles written by UC San Diego Health System physicians (PubMed link).

Collaborating Institutions

  • Salk Institute
  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Sanford Burnham Institute
  • The San Diego Consortium for Regenerative
  • San Diego State University
Cardiovascular Researchers and Physicians in the News
The Washington Post
Features Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH
U-T San Diego
Features Brinda Rana, PhD, Hemal Patel, PhD, Alan Hargens, PhD, Brandon Macias, PhD, Kumar Sharma, MD, and Dorothy Sears, PhD
The Washington Post
Features Alexander Khalessi, MD
Endocrinology Advisor
Features Pam Taub, MD