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Lima Lab

The Lima lab’s research is concentrated on the development and application of imaging and technology to address scientific and clinical problems involving the heart and vascular system.

Our research is focused on deloping MR contrast techniques to investigate microvascular function in patients and experimental animals with myocardial infarction; functional reserve secondary to dobutamine stimulation and myocardial viability assessed by sodium imaging. Cardiac MR and CT program development of techniques to characterize atherosclerosis in humans with cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease.