Coronary physiology and the role of the endothelium in regulating coronary vascular tone.
Most of my research is divided into three main lines:
- Clinical studies in the Cardiac Cathetherization Laboratory focus on patients with early coronary atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction. We use state-of-the-art technology, including intracoronary Doppler, intracoronary pressure assessment and intravascular ultrasound. The Center for Coronary Physiology exists within the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory for collecting and analyzing data.
- Animal studies focus on the role of the endothelium and endothelial-derived factors with emphasis on endothelin and nitric oxide as modulators of coronary vascular tone.
- In vitro studies include large and micro vessels organ bath, immunohistochemical studies for in-depth investigation of the role of the endothelium in cardiovascular diseases.
See my publications
- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Professor of Medicine
- Fellow - Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
- Fellow - NIH Research Fellow, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Clinic in Rochester
- Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
- Internship - Internal Medicine Maimonides Medical Center
- Internship Rambam Medical Center
- MD Technion, Institute of Technology, School of Medicine
- BS - Chemistry Tel Aviv University School of Science