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Diwakar Turaga, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center||Fellowship||Pediatric Critical Care||2019|
|University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine||Fellowship||Pediatric Cardiology||2018|
|Washington University – St Louis Children’s Hospital||Residency||Pediatrics||2015|
|Washington University - St. Louis||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy||2012|
|Washington University – St Louis||Medical School||Doctor of Medicine||2012|
My primary career objective is to combine clinical work in pediatric cardiac critical care with research in cardiac regenerative medicine.
Single ventricle physiology, ventricular assist devices
Single-cell transcriptomics, pediatric heart failure, ventricular unloading, post-transplant rejection
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Member|
|American Heart Association||Member|
Turaga D, Matthys OB, Hookway TA, Joy DA, Calvert M, McDevitt TC. Single-Cell Determination of Cardiac Microtissue Structure and Function Using Light Sheet Microscopy. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2020 Apr;26(4):207-215. PubMed PMID: 32111148.
Hammen GF, Turaga D, Holy TE, Meeks JP. Functional organization of glomerular maps in the mouse accessory olfactory bulb. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Jul;17(7):953-61. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4327767.
Turaga D, Holy TE. Organization of vomeronasal sensory coding revealed by fast volumetric calcium imaging. J Neurosci. 2012 Feb 1;32(5):1612-21. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3342671.
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