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Lardo Lab Members


Dr. Albert C. Lardo is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering and serves as Associate Director of Cardiovascular Imaging in the Division of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Lardo received his undergraduate (1993), masters (1995) and doctoral (1997) degrees in engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed postdoctoral training in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University in 1999 and joined the faculty in the Department of Radiology in 1999. Following a 2 year leave of absence to serve on the management team of a start-up company, Dr. Lardo joined the Cardiology faculty in 2003.

Staff Members:

Kristine Evers serves as Laboratory Manager for the Computing Facility

Anthony DiPaula earned a B.S. in Psychology and Zoology from the University of Maryland. He is Senior Animal Technician and Manager of the Large Animal Laboratory, which consists of a full fluoroscopy and electrophysiology suite. Mr. DiPaula has 30 years of experience in large animal surgery and has developed a number of novel methods leading to well established canine models of myocardial infarction and ischemia.

Postdoctoral fellows:

Karl H. Schuleri, MD received his medical degree from the Free University of Berlin, Germany and performed clinical training in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Hamburg, Germany. His research interest is focused on image guided therapy approaches and imaging based assessment of cardiac stem cell therapy using MRI and CT.

Seong Hoon Choi, MD, PhD is a visiting Fellow and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Ulsan University Hospital in South Korea. His research interest include MRI assessment of myocardial infarction and the use of CT myocardial dyssynchrony.