Rochester, Minnesota




Jordan D. Miller, Ph.D., is a researcher in the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and leads the Cardiovascular Disease and Aging Laboratory at Mayo Clinic.

Focus areas

Dr. Miller's research program focuses on three main areas:

  • Understanding mechanisms contributing to aortic valve and atherosclerotic plaque calcification
  • Identification of reciprocal regulators of skeletal and cardiovascular calcification
  • Understanding mechanisms contributing to vasomotor dysfunction in health and disease

Significance to patient care

Through the use of molecular screening on human tissue, novel strains of genetically modified mice, and in vitro/cell culture methods, Dr. Miller's research aims to develop novel therapies for the treatment of cardiovascular disease and age-related pathologies. Research in his laboratory is supported by the National Institutes of Health.


Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

Joint Appointment

  1. Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  2. Consultant, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
  3. Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

Administrative Appointment

  1. Vice Chair for Research, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

Academic Rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Physiology
  2. Associate Professor of Surgery


  1. Postdoctoral Fellowship - Vascular Biology University of Iowa
  2. Doctor of Philosophy - Exercise Physiology University of Wisconsin, Madison
  3. Master of Science - Exercise Physiology University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
  4. BS - Cardiac Rehabilitation Winona State University

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