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About Us

Former Lab Members

Former Lab Staff

Md. Joynal Abedin
developmental biology
autophagy, FoxO, and miRNA
 

Manpreet Bajaj
cardiac fibrosis
 

Jun Cheng
cardiomyocyte culture
surgeon
 

Susan Chung
RCAN*
 

Shandon Collins
FoxO in development
 

Janet L. Johnstone
cardiac fibrosis
 

Ashley Paul
cardiac fibrosis
 

Farhana Robb
cardiac fibrosis
 

Willie Young
general lab support
 

Former Principle Investigators and Visiting Faculty

Sergio Lavandero, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor
Universidad de Chile
 

R. Haris Naseem, M.D.
Principle Investigator
fibrosis and electrophysiology
 

Former Students and Postdocs

Pavan K. Battiprolu, Ph.D.
FoxO & insulin resistance
echocardiography
 

Jeff M. Berry, M.D.
electrophysiology
 

Andy G. Blagg, Ph.D.
atrophy and autophagy
 

Jana S. Burchfield, Ph.D.
autophagy in fibroblasts;
small molecules in autophagy;
epicardial fat in cardiac regeneration
 

Dian J. Cao, M.D., Ph.D.
HDAc project; FoxO

Alfredo Criollo
primary cilium
 

Raj Gondalia
atrophy and autophagy
 

Berdymammet Hojayev
DRAL expression in the heart
 

Jason Imundo, M.D.
cardiac fibrosis;
novel targets for cardiac remodeling
 

Jorge E. Massare, M.D.
electrophysiology
 

Andriy Nemchenko, Ph.D.
ROS in autophagy
 

Oktay F. Rifki
autophagy
 

Samvit Tandan
calcium channel
 

Paul Tannous
autophagy
 

Min Xie, M.D., Ph.D.
HDAc project; FoxO
 

Hongxin Zhu, M.D., Ph.D.
autophagy