Advanced Cardiovascular Care
Unveiling Therapies in Cardiovascular Research

Michigan Medicine leads cutting-edge basic, translational, and clinical research into the causes of cardiovascular disease.


Diseases of the heart and circulatory system are some of the most common—and most deadly. Michigan Medicine leads cutting-edge basic, translational, and clinical research into the causes of cardiovascular disease, the interactions between the heart and other bodily systems and the development of effective therapies for heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions throughout the lifespan.

Advanced Cardiovascular Care Researchers
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Ahmed AbdelLatif Ahmed Abdel-latif
Professor of Internal Medicine
Program Director, Internal Medicine
Libak Libak Abou
Research Assistant Professor
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ashraf S. Abou El Ela Ashraf S Abou El Ela
Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Andrew Admin Andrew J Admon, MD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Alison Affnati Alison Holley Affinati
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Jim Aikens James E Aikens
Dr Max and Buena Lichter Research Professor of Family Medicine
Associate Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Professor of Family Medicine
ailawadi-gorav.jpg Gorav Ailawadi
Helen F and Marvin M Kirsh Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Chair, Department of Cardiac Surgery
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Fadhl Alakwaa Fadhl Alakwaa
Assistant Research Scientist
Internal Medicine
headshot of Andrea Alford Andrea Alford
Associate Research Scientist
Orthopaedic Surgery
labcoat Mitra Aliabouzar
Research Assistant Professor, Radiology
Assistant Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering
Andrea Almeida Andrea Almeida
Associate Professor of Neurology
labcoat Bara Alsalaheen
Research Assistant Professor
Latest Publications
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C-Reactive Protein Levels and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases: A Two-Sample Bidirectional Mendelian Randomization Study
Kuppa, A, Tripathi, H, Al-Darraji, A, Tarhuni, WM, Abdel-Latif, A, Int J Mol Sci, 2023 May; DOI:10.3390/ijms24119129
PMID: 37298077
Prognostic Implication of Pre-Cannulation Cardiac Arrest in Patients Undergoing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for the Management of Cardiogenic Shock
Whiteside, HL, Hillerson, D, Abdel-Latif, A, Gupta, VA, J Intensive Care Med, 2023 Feb; DOI:10.1177/08850666221115606
PMID: 35854409
Left and Right PVC-Induced Ventricular Dysfunction
Huntrakul, A, Helms, A, Attili, A, Agarwal, PP, Ghannam, M, Liang, JJ, Latchamsetty, R, Jongnarangsin, K, Morady, F, Bogun, F, JACC Clin Electrophysiol, 2023 Feb; DOI:10.1016/j.jacep.2022.09.016
PMID: 36858685
Immune mechanisms of cardiac aging
Goldstein, DR, Abdel-Latif, A, J Cardiovasc Aging, 2023 Jan; DOI:10.20517/jca.2023.02
PMID: 37092016
Abstract 15830: Pharmacological Inhibition of Lysophosphatidic Acid Reduces Inflammation and Enhances Myocardial Recovery After Acute Infarction in Diet-Induced Obese Mice
Tripathi, H, Donahue, RR, Gao, E, Levitan, B, Abdel-Latif, A, Circulation, 2022 Nov; DOI:10.1161/circ.146.suppl_1.15830
Characteristics, Process Metrics, and Outcomes among Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Rural vs Urban Areas in the US: A Report from the US National Cardiovascular Data Registry
Hillerson, D, Li, S, Misumida, N, Wegermann, ZK, Abdel-Latif, A, Ogunbayo, GO, Wang, TY, Ziada, KM, JAMA Cardiol, 2022 Oct; DOI:10.1001/jamacardio.2022.2774
PMID: 36044196
Magnetic resonance imaging and histopathology of catheter ablation lesions after ventricular tachycardia ablation in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy.
Ghannam, M, Liang, JJ, Attili, A, Cochet, H, Jais, P, Latchamsetty, R, Jongnarangsin, K, Morady, F, Gordon, D, Bogun, F, Heart Rhythm, 2022 Oct; DOI:10.1016/j.hrthm.2022.06.027
PMID: 35772697
MANTA Versus Suture-based Closure Devices Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: An Updated Meta-analysis
Al-Abdouh, A, Abusnina, W, Mhanna, M, Barbarawi, M, Jabri, A, Bizanti, A, Abdel-Latif, A, Goldsweig, AM, Alkhouli, M, Lichaa, H, Kerrigan, J, Paul, TK, Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2022 Sep; DOI:10.1016/j.jscai.2022.100397
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