"Engineered Cardiac Tissue as a Platform for Screening"

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 

Sarver Heart Center, Room 4137

"Engineered Cardiac Tissue as a Platform for Screening"

Ike Chinyere
MD-PhD Candidate
UA College of Medicine - Tucson

Mr. Chinyere is a third-year MD-PhD candidate at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, currently completing his doctor of philosophy training in physiological sciences. He is a part of the collaborative laboratories of Drs. Steven Goldman and Elizabeth Juneman. He obtained his bachelor’s degree with honors in physiolgy from the UA and plans to pursue fellowship training in cardiology.

His research interests include basic and translational cardiac electrophysiology, mechanisms of ventricular tachyarrhythmias, and preclinical compound screening technologies. The labs investigate stem cell-derived therapies for chronic cardiovascular disease.

He has authored articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Circulation, Circulation: Heart Failure, and the Journal of Electrocardiology. He also works as a contributor for Waveforms, a blog of Circulation: Heart Failure, where he has produced more than 20 visual abstracts highlighting high-impact publications in the journal.

Event Coordinator: 
Gilbert Maldonado
(520) 626-2000
Event Contact Department: 
Sarver Heart Center