Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute

Researchers

Gaining a better understanding of cardiovascular disease and stroke requires a team effort. Cardiologists, cell and molecular biologists, geneticists and other specialists are all needed. The scientists profiled below demonstrate the multidisciplinary nature of Einstein cardiology today.


Richard N. KitsisRichard N. Kitsis, M.D.
Director, Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute
Dr. Gerald and Myra Dorros Professor of Cardiovascular Disease
 


 

Michael H. Alderman, M.D.Michael H. Alderman, M.D.
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)
Atran Foundation Chair in Social Medicine
 


 

Nir Barzilai, M.D.Nir Barzilai, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Professor, Department of Genetics
Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research
Director, Institute for Aging Research
 


 

Feliksas F. Bukauskas, Ph.D.Feliksas F. Bukauskas, Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience  


 

Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D.Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology 


 

Yun Chen, Ph.D.Yun Chen, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology) 


 

Ana Maria CuervoAna Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Developmental & Molecular Biology, Anatomy & Structural Biology, and Medicine (Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases)  


 

Kelvin Davies, Ph.D.Kelvin Davies, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Urology
Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
 


 

Luigi Di Biase, M.D., Ph.D.Luigi Di Biase, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director of Arrhythmia Services, Department of Medicine
 


 

Mario J. Garcia, M.D.Mario J. Garcia, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
Professor, Department of Radiology
Pauline Levitt Chair in Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
 


 

Evripidis Gavathiotis, Ph.D.Evripidis Gavathiotis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
 


 

Daphne T. Hsu, M.D.Daphne T. Hsu, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Co-Director of the Pediatric Heart Center
 


 

Ulrich P. Jorde, M.D.Ulrich P. Jorde, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology) 


 

Robert C. Kaplan, Ph.D.Robert C. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation and Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine
 


 

Jorge Kizer, M.D.Jorge Kizer, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Director of Clinical Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine
 


 


Thomas V. McDonaldThomas V. McDonald, M.D.
Professor, Departments of Medicine (Cardiology) and
Molecular Pharmacology
 


 

Robert E. Michler, M.D.Robert E. Michler, M.D.
Professor, Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Professor, Department of Surgery
Chair, Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
Samuel Belkin Professorial Chair (YU)
Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Director of Clinical Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine
 


 

Bernice E. MorrowBernice E. Morrow, Ph.D.
Sidney L. and Miriam K. Olson Professor in Cardiology;
Director, Division of Translational Genetics, Department of Genetics
 


 

Jeffrey E. Pessin, Ph.D.Jeffrey E. Pessin, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology
Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Professorial Chair in Diabetes Research
Director, Diabetes Research Center, Department of Medicine
 


 

Ileana L. Piña, M.D., M.P.H.Ileana L. Piña, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
 


 

Victor L. Schuster, M.D.Victor L. Schuster, M.D.
Senior Vice-Dean
Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)
Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Ted and Florence Baumritter Chair in Medicine
 


 

Nicholas E. SibingaNicholas E. S. Sibinga, M.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Developmental & Molecular Biology  


 

Rajat Singh, M.D., M.B., B.S.Rajat Singh, M.D., M.B., B.S.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology
 


 

David C. Spray, Ph.D.David C. Spray, Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
 


 

Daniel T. Stein, M.D.Daniel T. Stein, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Chair of the Institutional Review Board
 


 

Yousin Suh, Ph.D.Yousin Suh, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Genetics
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
 


 

Herbert B. Tanowitz, M.D.Herbert B. Tanowitz, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology
Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
 


 

Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D.Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D.
Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation and Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine Emerita
Principal Investigator, Women's Health Initiative
 


 

Peng Wu, Ph.D.Peng Wu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry 


 

Fajun Yang, Ph.D.Fajun Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Associate Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology
 


 

Renjian Zheng, Ph.D.Renjian Zheng, Ph.D.
Instructor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology) 


 

Bin Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.Bin Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Genetics
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
 

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