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NHLBI Recovery Act Scientist Profiles

Learn more about the scientists and the research funded by NHLBI under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).


Photo of Alvaro Alonso, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Alvaro Alonso, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Risk Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical, Biological, and Genetic Markers
Photo of Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D.
Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D.

Neutrophins and Development of Baroreceptor Pathways
Photo of Mike Bamshad, M.D.
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Mike Bamshad, M.D.

ARRA - NHLBI Lung Cohorts Sequencing Project
Photo of Emelia J. Benjamin, M.D., Sc.M.
Emelia J. Benjamin, M.D., Sc.M.

Risk Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical, Biological, and Genetic Markers
Photo of Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.
Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.

Building on GWAS for NHLBI Diseases: The CHARGE Consortium
Photo of Jeffrey L. Carson, M.D.
Jeffrey L. Carson, M.D.

Transfusion Trigger Trial in Coronary Artery Disease: A Pilot Study
Photo of Ruey-Kang Chang, M.D., M.P.H.
Ruey-Kang Chang, M.D., M.P.H.

Screening for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome
Photo of George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.
George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.

Comparative Phenotypic, Functional, and Molecular Analysis for ESC and iPSC
Photo of Karina Davidson, Ph.D.
Karina Davidson, Ph.D.

Comparison of Depression Interventions after Acute Coronary Syndrome (CODIACS)
Photo of Pamela Douglas, M.D., M.A.C.C., F.A.S.E., F.A.H.A.
Pamela Douglas, M.D., M.A.C.C., F.A.S.E., F.A.H.A.

PROMISE Trial: Clinical Coordinating Center
Photo of Brenda Oriana Fuentes, M.Ed.
Brenda Oriana Fuentes, M.Ed.

Health Literacy and ESL: Integrating Community-Based Models for the U.S.-Mexico Border Region
Photo of Stacey B. Gabriel, Ph.D.
Stacey B. Gabriel, Ph.D.

Comprehensive Sequencing and Analysis of Variation in NHLBI Cohorts
Photo of Timothy A. Graubert, M.D.
Timothy A. Graubert, M.D.

Whole Genome Sequencing of Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Photo of Courtney Gray-McGuire, Ph.D.
Courtney Gray-McGuire, Ph.D.

African American Sarcoidosis Genetics Resource
Photo of Gabriele Grunig, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Gabriele Grunig, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Muscularization of Pulmonary Arteries Induced by an Adaptive Immune Response
Photo of Rebecca D. Jackson, M.D.
Rebecca D. Jackson, M.D.

Women's Health Initiative Sequencing Project (WHISP)
Photo of Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.
Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.

Immune Modulators of Inflammation in Severe COPD
Photo of Nancy Kressin, Ph.D.
Nancy Kressin, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Health Disparities Monitoring System
Photo of Edward Lammer, M.D.
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Edward Lammer, M.D.

Chromosomal Microdeletions Causing Heart Defects
Photo of John W. Lawler, Ph.D.
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John W. Lawler, Ph.D.

Thrombospondin 4 A1
Photo of Laurel K. Leslie, M.D., M.P.H.
Laurel K. Leslie, M.D., M.P.H.

The Comparative Effectiveness of ECG Screening in Children with ADHD
Photo of Jennifer Li, M.D.
Jennifer Li, M.D.

Comparative Effectiveness of Medications Used in Congenital Heart Surgery
Photo of John LiPuma, M.D.
John LiPuma, M.D.

The Lung Microbiota in Cystic Fibrosis
Photo of Nirinjini Naidoo, Ph.D.
Nirinjini Naidoo, Ph.D.

Biomarker for Sleep Loss: A Proteomic Determination
Photo of Dianne Neumark-Sztainer Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.
Dianne Neumark-Sztainer Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.

Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
Photo of Deborah A. Nickerson, Ph.D.
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Deborah A. Nickerson, Ph.D.

Northwest Genomics Center
Photo of Samuel Patz, Ph.D.
Samuel Patz, Ph.D.

Ventilation Stethoscope
Photo of Susan Redline, M.D., M.P.H.
Susan Redline, M.D., M.P.H.

PHASE II Trial of Sleep Apnea Treatment to Reduce Cardiovascular Morbidity
Photo of Stephen Rich, Ph.D.
Stephen Rich, Ph.D.

Copy Number Variants (CNVs) and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in MESA
Photo of Mark L. Robbins, Ph.D.
Mark L. Robbins, Ph.D.

Feasibility of Expert System to Promote African American Blood Donation for SCD
Photo of Eric Schmidt, M.D.
Eric Schmidt, M.D.

Molecular Physiology Core Applied to Acute Lung Injury
Photo of Gea-Ny Tseng, Ph.D.
Gea-Ny Tseng, Ph.D.

Molecular Basis for Kv Channel Heterogeneity in the Heart
Photo of Rubin Tuder, M.D.
Rubin Tuder, M.D.

Zipcode Based Nano-Imaging of Hypertensive Pulmonary Arteries
Photo of Viola Vaccarino, M.D., Ph.D.
Viola Vaccarino, M.D., Ph.D.

Mechanisms Linking Depression to Cardiovascular Risk
Photo of Dhananjay Madhukar Vaidya, Ph.D.
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Dhananjay Madhukar Vaidya, Ph.D.

Genetic Determinants of Premature Vascular Dysfunction in Families
Photo of William S. Weintraub, M.D., F.A.C.C.
William S. Weintraub, M.D., F.A.C.C.

ACCF-STS Database Collaboration on the Comparative Effectiveness of PCI and CABG
Photo of John P. Wikswo, Ph.D.
John P. Wikswo, Ph.D.

Correlative Multimodal Imaging of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Metabolism


Last Updated: May 6, 2010

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