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Vlad Gabriel Zaha, MD $$

Pediatric Cardiologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English French,Romanian,German
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy (1999)
Indiana University - School of Medicine (2009), Internal Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine (2015), Echocardiology
Yale University School of Medicine (2014), Clinical Cardiac
University of Utah (2006), Post Doctoral
Post-graduate School
University of Freiburg, Germany (2003)
Board Certification
American Board of IM/Cardiovascular Disease
  • Research Interests

    • Myocardial Protection
    • Molecular Imaging
    • Mitochondrial Biology
  • Publications

    • AMPK is critical for mitochondrial function during reperfusion after myocardial ischemia. Zaha VG, Qi D, Su KN, Palmeri M, Lee HY, Hu X, Wu X, Shulman GI, Rabinovitch PS, Russell RR, Young LH Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 2015 Dec 91 104-113
    • AMP-activated protein kinase regulation and biological actions in the heart. Zaha VG, Young LH Circulation research 2012 Aug 111 6 800-14
  • Professional Activities

    • American Society for Echocardiography (2015), Member
    • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (2015), Member
    • International Society for Magnetic Resonance (2015), Member
    • American Heart Association (2011), Member
    • American College of Cardiology (2011), Fellow
    • Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (2014), Member
    • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (2014), Member
  • Awards and Honors

    • Finalist 2014, Northwestern University Young Investigator Forum
    • Scholarship 1998, TEMPUS, European Union
    • Research Stipend 2000, Hoffman La Roche, Germany
    • Fellowship Award 2000-2002, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
    • High Score Abstract 2014, Euro-Imaging, Vienna, Austria

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