George Taffet, MD

Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Education & Training

Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
MD, Brown University Program in Medicine
Publications

Decreasing Heart Failure Readmissions Among Older Patients With Cognitive Impairment by Engaging Caregivers
Agarwal, KS, Bhimaraj, A, Xu, J, Bionat, S, Pudlo, M, Miranda, D, Campbell, C & Taffet, G 2020, , The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 253-261. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0000000000000670

Erratum: MAP4K4 Inhibition Promotes Survival of Human Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes and Reduces Infarct Size In Vivo (Cell Stem Cell (2019) 24(4) (579–591.e12), (S193459091930013X), (10.1016/j.stem.2019.01.013))
Fiedler, LR, Chapman, K, Xie, M, Maifoshie, E, Jenkins, M, Golforoush, PA, Bellahcene, M, Noseda, M, Faust, D, Jarvis, A, Newton, G, Paiva, MA, Harada, M, Stuckey, DJ, Song, W, Habib, J, Narasimhan, P, Aqil, R, Sanmugalingam, D, Yan, R, Pavanello, L, Sano, M, Wang, SC, Sampson, RD, Kanayaganam, S, Taffet, GE, Michael, LH, Entman, ML, Tan, TH, Harding, SE, Low, CMR, Tralau-Stewart, C, Perrior, T & Schneider, MD 2020, , Cell Stem Cell, vol. 26, no. 3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2020.01.015

Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment Among Elderly Patients Upon Hospital Admission Using Mini-Cog™ Assessments Performed by Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Students
Bui, NA, Adeola, M, Azad, R, Swan, JT, Agarwal, KS, Sharma, M, Liebl, MG & Taffet, G 2020, Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 21-29. https://doi.org/10.1177/0897190018780591

Normal and abnormal aging (general perspective for the oncologist)
Taffet, G 2020, . in Geriatric Oncology. Springer International Publishing, pp. 207-213. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57415-8_56

MAP4K4 Inhibition Promotes Survival of Human Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes and Reduces Infarct Size In Vivo
Fiedler, LR, Chapman, K, Xie, M, Maifoshie, E, Jenkins, M, Golforoush, PA, Bellahcene, M, Noseda, M, Faust, D, Jarvis, A, Newton, G, Paiva, MA, Harada, M, Stuckey, DJ, Song, W, Habib, J, Narasimham, P, Aqil, R, Sanmugalingam, D, Yan, R, Pavanello, L, Sano, M, Wang, SC, Sampson, RD, Kanayaganam, S, Taffet, G, Michael, LH, Entman, ML, Tan, TH, Harding, SE, Low, CMR, Tralau-Stewart, C, Perrior, T & Schneider, MD 2019, , Cell Stem Cell, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 579-591.e12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2019.01.013

Postnatal undernutrition alters adult female mouse cardiac structure and function leading to limited exercise capacity
Ferguson, DP, Monroe, TO, Heredia, CP, Fleischmann, R, Rodney, GG, Taffet, G & Fiorotto, ML 2019, , Journal of Physiology, vol. 597, no. 7, pp. 1855-1872. https://doi.org/10.1113/JP277637

Improved Cardiovascular Function in Old Mice After N-Acetyl Cysteine and Glycine Supplemented Diet: Inflammation and Mitochondrial Factors
Cieslik, KA, Sekhar, RV, Granillo, A, Reddy, A, Medrano, G, Heredia, CP, Entman, ML, Hamilton, DJ, Li, S, Reineke, E, Gupte, AA, Zhang, A & Taffet, GE 2018, The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, vol. 73, no. 9, pp. 1167-1177. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/gly034

Multicomponent Interventions Reduce High-Risk Medications for Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults
Adeola, M, Azad, R, Kassie, GM, Shirkey, B, Taffet, G, Liebl, M & Agarwal, K 2018, , Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 1638-1645. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15438

Transient activation of AMPK preceding left ventricular pressure overload reduces adverse remodeling and preserves left ventricular function
Nam, DH, Kim, E, Benham, A, Park, H-K, Soibam, B, Taffet, GE, Kaelber, JT, Suh, JH, Taegtmeyer, H, Entman, ML & Reineke, EL 2018, FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, pp. fj201800602R. https://doi.org/10.1096/fj.201800602R

Short-Term Global Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction in Older Adults
Saeed, A, Nambi, V, Sun, W, Virani, SS, Taffet, G, Deswal, A, Selvin, E, Matsushita, K, Wagenknecht, LE, Hoogeveen, R, Coresh, J, de Lemos, JA & Ballantyne, CM 2018, , Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 71, no. 22, pp. 2527-2536. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.02.050

Improved cardiovascular function in old mice after N-Acetyl cysteine and glycine supplemented diet: Inflammation and mitochondrial factors
Cieslik, KA, Sekhar, RV, Granillo, A, Reddy, A, Medrano, G, Heredia, CP, Entman, ML, Hamilton, DJ, Li, S, Reineke, EL, Gupte, AA, Zhang, A & Taffet, G 2018, , Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 73, no. 9, pp. 1167-1177. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/gly034

Steroid Receptor Coactivator-2 (SRC-2) coordinates cardiomyocyte paracrine signaling to promote pressure overload-induced angiogenesis.
Suh, JH, Lai, L, Nam, D, Kim, J, Jo, J, Taffet, G, Kim, E, Kaelber, J, Lee, H, Entman, ML, Cooke, JP & Reineke, EL 2017, Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Older Adults with Heart Failure
Lam, PH, Taffet, G, Ahmed, A & Singh, S 2017, , Heart Failure Clinics, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 581-587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hfc.2017.02.011

Dissecting the role of myeloid and mesenchymal fibroblasts in age-dependent cardiac fibrosis
Trial, JA, Heredia, CP, Taffet, G, Entman, ML & Cieslik, KA 2017, , Basic research in cardiology, vol. 112, no. 4, 34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00395-017-0623-4

Murine echocardiography of left atrium, aorta, and pulmonary artery
Granillo, A, Pena, CA, Pham, T, Pandit, LM & Taffet, G 2017, , Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2017, no. 120, e55214. https://doi.org/10.3791/55214

Hospital and physician rating websites: Ethical challenges without context
Taffet, G 2017, . in Ethical Considerations and Challenges in Geriatrics. Springer International Publishing, pp. 137-145. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44084-2_12

Steroid receptor coactivator-2 (SRC-2) coordinates cardiomyocyte paracrine signaling to promote pressure overload-induced angiogenesis
Suh, JH, Lai, L, Nam, D, Kim, J, Jo, J, Taffet, GE, Kim, E, Kaelber, JT, Lee, HK, Entman, ML, Cooke, JP & Reineke, EL 2017, , Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 292, no. 52, pp. 21643-21652. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M117.804740

Unrecognized Cognitive Impairment and Its Effect on Heart Failure Readmissions of Elderly Adults
Agarwal, KS, Kazim, R, Xu, S, Borson, S & Taffet, G 2016, , Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 2296-2301. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.14471

Left atrial volume and pulmonary artery diameter are noninvasive measures of age-related diastolic dysfunction in mice
Medrano, G, Hermosillo-Rodriguez, J, Pham, T, Granillo, A, Hartley, CJ, Reddy, A, Osuna, PM, Entman, ML & Taffet, GE 2016, , Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 71, no. 9, pp. 1141-1150. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glv143

Plasma Levels of Endothelial Microparticles Bearing Monomeric C-reactive Protein are Increased in Peripheral Artery Disease
Crawford, JR, Trial, J, Nambi, V, Hoogeveen, RC, Taffet, G & Entman, ML 2016, Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 184-193. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12265-016-9678-0