University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Research Opportunities

Cardiovascular Research and Ion Channel Signaling

Preventive Cardiology

Research Opportunities by Interest

Basic Science

  • Arrhythmias
  • Remodeling
  • Sick sinus syndrome
  • Autonomic regulation

Cardio-Oncology

  • Cardiovascular effects of chemotherapy

Clinical

  • Cardiovascular disease and underserved populations

  • Improving our ability to characterize clinical phenotypes and predict outcomes through collaboration with computer scientists
  • Clinical outcomes in electrophysiology

  • Heart failure
  • Transplant outcomes

  • Structural heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Advanced echocardiography imaging

Electrophysiology

  • Cellular electrophysiology
  • Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes
  • Sudden Death Syndromes
  • Ablation innovations
  • AFib Prevention Program
  • RCT post-ablation for AF
  • Cardiac Rehab

  • Device therapy for treatment of arrhythmias
  • Ablation
  • Outcomes with antiarrhythmic medication administration

  • Clinical electrophysiology & device therapy
  • Lead management/cardiac resynchronization therapy

  • Cardioprotection

  • Atrial fibrillation

Faint and Fall

  • The role of the baroreflex in AF
  • Arrhythmias and BP regulation
  • Mechanism of appropriate sinus tachycardia (IST)
  • Theophylline and reflex syncope

  • Syncope and falls

  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Heart transplant

  • Heart failure
  • Heart transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Quality of life in elderly patients on LVAD or listed/following heart transplant

  • Ishemia – reperfusion injury

Imaging, Vascular Medicine

  • Tissue characterization with ultrasound
  • Assessing plaque vulnerability
  • Ultrasound imaging

Intervention

  • Structural interventions

  • Endovascular therapy in PE outcomes
  • Hybrid coronary revascularization
  • Structural heart disease device trials

Interventional Cardiology

  • Cardio-regenerative medicine
  • Multimodality imaging co-registration to improve transcatheter interventions

Prevention, Vascular Medicine

  • Prevention
  • Vascular
  • Music as treatment for disease

Prevention, Imaging

  • Preventive cardiology
  • Cardiovascular risks
  • Non-invasive imaging
  • Arterial stiffness
  • Smoking and smoking cessation
  • Geriatric cardiology

  • Cardiovascular ultrasound
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Smoking
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Sleep apnea

  • Prevention of CAD
  • Echocardiography in heart failure, valve disease and LV mechanics