Past Recipients of the ISHLT/O.H. Frazier Grant in MCS Translational Research



Supported by Abbott and Medtronic
Maziar Khorsandi, MD, FRCS c/Th
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Project: "Utility of CardioMEMS HF system data in management of patients supported with durable left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) – implications for development of a closed-loop LVAD controller"


Supported by Medtronic
Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
"Impact of Continuous-Flow Mechanical Circulatory Support on Cerebrospinal Fluid Motility"


Supported by Medtronic
Jordan R.H. Hoffman, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
"Evaluation of coronary artery blood flow with fractional flow reserve- computed tomography (FFR-CT) in advanced heart failure patients after left ventricular assist device implantation"


Supported by Medtronic
Jasmin Hanke, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
"Hemodynamic Effects of Mechanical Unloading of the Systemic Ventricle in a Chronic Fontan Animal Model"


Supported by Medtronic
Kavitha Muthiah, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia
"Combination of Haemostatic Profile and Vascular Angiogenic Markers as Risk Factors for Gastrointestinal Bleeding - The First Step to Personalization of Antiplatelet Therapy in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Supported Patients"


Supported by Medtronic
Yasuhiro Shudo, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Nanotechnological Approach to Evaluate Myocardial Reverse Remodeling Following HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Implantation"


Supported by Medtronic
Todd Dardas, MD, MS
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
"The role of transplant rates on choice of left ventricular assist device or maximal medical therapy"


Supported by Medtronic
Alexander Bernhardt, MD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
"Permanent Complete vs. Partial Left Ventricular Support in Sheep-influence on the Humoral Axis and Endothelial Function"


Supported by Medtronic
Leigh Reardon, MD
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Mechanical Circulatory Support for the Fontan Circulation"