Mihai V. Podgoreanu

Mihai V. Podgoreanu
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Third Year Mentor - Cardiovascular Study Program (CVS)
Third Year Mentor - Clinical Research Study Program (CRSP)
Third Year Mentor - Global Health Study Program (GHSP)
Campus mail: 103 Sands Research Bldg, 303 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 812-0046

1. Systems biology approaches to modeling perioperative cardiovascular injury and adaptation.
2. Mechanisms of perioperative myocardial injury; functional genomics applied to perioperative myocardial injury.
3. Metabolic consequences of perioperative myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury.
4. Animal models and comparative genomic approaches to study perioperative myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury.
5. Functional genomics of vein graft disease.
6. Animal models of vein graft disease.
7. Genetic association studies in perioperative medicine.
8. Clinico-genomic risk prediction models for perioperative and long-term adverse cardiovascular outcomes following cardiac surgery.

9. Intraoperative quantification of tissue perfusion by contrast echocardiography.
10. Use of myocardial tissue deformation indices to characterize perioperative ventricular dysfunction/stunning
11. 3-D echocardiographic evaluation of the right ventricle

Education and Training

  • Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Romania), M.D. 1993