The team is leveraging their expertise in molecular biology to discover many new ways to improve the treatment of various cardiovascular diseases.
Non-invasive diagnostic imaging technologies
We are discovering novel applications to advance the development of non-invasive imaging techniques to identify atherosclerotic plaques that are vulnerable to rupture or erosion putting patients at higher risk of a heart attack or stroke.Scientific Reports
Developing Applications to Improve Stem Cell Therapy
The team is developing applications that will help improve adult stem cell therapies including enhancing the efficacy of stem cell therapies to treat heart failure and improving stem cell mobilization to make bone marrow transplants more effective.
Stem Cell Therapies for Pulmonary Hypertension & Peripheral Vascular Disease
Exploring the potential of genetically modified stem cells to treat pulmonary hypertension and peripheral vascular disease, among other indications.Learn More
International Exchange Student Outreach
Each year, the Texas Heart Institute Molecular Cardiology Department hosts exchange students as part of a Semester Abroad Program (SAP) at SRM University— one of India’s top-ranked universities. Students spend six months at THI gaining first-hand experience as part of their research training activity under the mentorship of THI staff members.Learn More