Sources of Funding:
1) HL077180-01 Kass (PI)
09/15/04 – 08/31/10
Pathobiology of Cardiac Dyssynchrony (Project 3)
The goal of this project is to better understand the relationship between mechanical and electrical activation in dyssynchronous heart failure using MRI and state of the art electrical mapping methods.
Role: Project 3 Leader
2) Siemens Medical Systems Lardo (PI)
01/01/08 – 12/31/10
MRI Imaging of Pathologic Substrate for Ventricular Tachycardia
The goal of this project is to better understand the relationship between scar morphology, perfusion and mechanical activation on the development of life threatening arrhythmias
3) RO1HL64795 Halperin (PI)
06/01/09 – 05/31/14
Magnetic Resonance Guided Electrophysiology
The goal of this proposal is to develop MRI based methods for performing MRI guided electrophysiology studies.
4) U54HL081028 Gerstenblith (PI)
09/30/05 – 08/31/10
Cellular Cardiomyoplasty for Acute and Chronic Ischemia
The goal of this proposal is to develop cellular cardiomyoplasty for the treatment of ischemic heart disease, both post-myocardial infarction left ventricular dysfunction as well as chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Role: Co-PI Imaging Core Lab
5) Reynolds Foundation Weiss (PI)
Sudden Cardiac Death
07/01/03 – 06/30/10
The goal of this proposal is to better understand genetic and anatomic factors that predispose patients to lethal arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death.
6) Toshiba, Inc Lima (PI)
Multi-center Trial MRI Data Analysis Core
07/01/09 – 06/30/11
Comparison of 320 slice CT and Standard Coronary Angiography
The goal of this program is to provide state of the art coronary CT image analysis methods for the assessment of atherosclerosis and perfusion in an international multi-center trial.