CII Investigators

Balamurugan Appakalai , Ph.D.

Associate Professor

  • Department of Surgery
  • Director, Islet Cell laboratory
  • Scientific Director, Islet Biology and Transplantation
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-1131

 

FAX 502-852-1391

 

EMAIL bala.appakalai@louisville.edu

 
 

Roberto Bolli, MD, FAHA , Scientific Director

  • Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Director, Institute of Molecular Cardiology
  • Chief, Division of Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-1381

 

FAX 502-852-1391

 

EMAIL roberto.bolli@louisville.edu

 
 

Nolan Lee Boyd , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Deparment of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville

  • Cardiovascular Therapeutics
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-3169

 

FAX 502-852-1795

 

EMAIL nolan.boyd@louisville.edu

 
 

Guruprasad Anapathur Giridharan , Ph.D.

Associate Professor

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Louisville
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-2589

 

FAX 502-852-5458

 

EMAIL gagiri01@louisville.edu

 
 

Laman A. Gray , Jr. M.D.

Executive and Medical Director

  • Professor of Surgery, University of Louisville
  • Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Jewish Hospital Distinguished Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery

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PHONE 502-852-1381

 

FAX 502-852-1391

 

EMAIL lagray01@louisville.edu

 
 

James B. Hoying , Ph.D.

Division Chief, Cardiovascular Therapeutics

  • Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-2170

 

FAX 502-852-1795

 

EMAIL jay.hoying@louisville.edu

 
 

Bradley B. Keller , M.D

Division Chief, Pediatric Heart Research

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, and Toxicology, and Bioengineering, University of Louisville
  • Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-5809

 

FAX 502-852-7195

 

EMAIL brad.keller@louisville.edu

 
 

Steven C. Koenig , Ph.D.

Professor of Bioengineering and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

  • Endowed Chair Cardiac Implant Science
  • Bioengineering and Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Louisville
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-7320

 

FAX 502-852-5458

 

EMAIL steven.koenig@louisville.edu

 
 

Amanda Jo LeBlanc , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Depatment of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville

  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-854-0560

 

FAX 502-852-1391

 

EMAIL ajbell01@louisville.edu

 
 

George M. Pantalos , Ph.D.

Professor of Cardiovascular, Thoracic Surgery and Bioengineering

  • Artifical Organs and Circulatory Assist Devices
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-4345

 

FAX 502-852-7195

 

EMAIL gmpant02@louisville.edu

 
 

Leslie C. Sherwood , D.V.M.

  • Associate Professor, Research Resources Facilities
  • Assitant Driector, Research Resources Facilities
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute
  • Director of Veternary Sciences

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PHONE 502-852-6049

 

FAX 502-852-1391

 

EMAIL leslie.sherwood@louisville.edu

 
 

Mark Slaughter , M.D.

Professor

  • Chair
  • Division Chief,  Artificial Organs and Circulatory Assist Devices
  • Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Device Program, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare
  • Chief, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Louisville
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-561-2187

 

FAX 502-561-2190

 

EMAIL msslau01@louisville.edu

 
 

Kevin Soucy , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery and Bioengineering

  • Division of Artificial Organs and Circulatory Assist Devices
  • Roger M. Prizant Research Fellow
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-1891

 

FAX 502-852-5458

 

EMAIL k0souc01@louisville.edu

 
 

Shizuka Uchida , Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

  • Division of Regenerative Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-854-0570

 

FAX 502-852-7195

 

EMAIL shizuka.uchida@louisville.edu

 
 

Stuart K. Williams , Ph.D.

Professor, Depatment of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville

  • Division Chief, Bioficial Heart
  • Jewish Hospital Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Innovation
  • Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

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PHONE 502-852-1379

 

FAX 502-852-1391

 

EMAIL stu.williams@louisville.edu