Our Mission: To Generate Great Ideas that Transform Cardiovascular Care
- Restore cardiovascular health
- Reverse cardiovascular aging
- Regenerate cardiovascular tissue
The center discovers and develops new mechanisms and methods for cardiovascular repair and regeneration based on fundamental insights into the determinants of cardiovascular plasticity, reprogramming and aging. The center also performs preclinical translational studies and early-stage clinical research toward novel regenerative care.
Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter and Carole Walter Looke Presidential Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Research
John Cooke, MD and director of Houston Methodist's Center for Cardiovascular Regeneration, describes what steered him toward a science career.
The Lasker Lecture and Biomedical Imaging Symposium at Houston Methodist Research InstituteThe Lasker Lecture will be given by Dr. Rod Pettigrew, formerly the Founding Director of the National Institutes of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Dr. Pettigrew is now executive dean of the EnMed program, an educational collaboration between Houston Methodist and Texas A&M University to train the next generation of physician-innovators. Dr. Pettigrew’s talk will be followed by a Biomedical Imaging Symposium at Houston Methodist Research Institute.
The EnMed Lasker Lecture Committee is composed of faculty from Houston Methodist and Texas A&M, including: John Cooke, Tim Boone, Jenny Chang, and Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Peter Davies, Melissa Grunlan, John Hurtado, David Huston, Victor Ugaz, Nancy Dickey, and Thomas Kent.
For more information about the program, visit the Lasker Foundation website .
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