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Cardiology Research

Physicians at the Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center are among the world’s leading researchers in pediatric cardiology. They are engaged in several research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health and private foundations, including studies focusing on:

  • Cardiac issues in Marfan syndrome and arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
  • Cellular mechanisms of cardiac contractile dysfunction
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Dextromethorphan in Rett syndrome
  • Genetic heart disorders
  • Heart diseases and defects
  • Molecular biology of cardiac muscle
  • New technologies for diagnostics and teaching
  • New ways to teach pediatric heart sounds and murmurs

Visit the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research to learn more about our clinical trials. 

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