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Weiss Lab

Dr. Robert Weiss directs a multi-disciplinary team at Johns Hopkins as well as collaborators at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles are dedicated to identifying the most important clinical, genetic, structural, contractile and metabolic causes of sudden cardiac death as well as the means to reverse the underlying pathology and lower risk.

Contact Information:

Robert G. Weiss, MD      

Research Focus:

Energetic Consequences and Causes of Heart Failure -Predictors of Sudden Cardiac Death -Non-Invasive Magnetic Resonance -Role of Creatine Kinase in Heart Failure -Spectroscopy and Imaging -Coronary Endothelial Function -Small animal cardiovascular imaging

Funding Support:

NIH/HLBI D.W. Reynolds Foundation      

Active Projects:

Multi-disciplinary approach to sudden cardiac death Energy metabolism in human heart failure Creatine kinase metabolism in animal models of heart failure