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Charles Lowenstein reappointed as Paul N. Yu Professor in Cardiology

April 7, 2016

Charles J. Lowenstein, M.D.Director,  Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute.Internationally renowned scientist and clinician Charles Lowenstein has been jointly reappointed as the Paul N. Yu Professor in Cardiology, director of the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, and chief of the Cardiology Division. The Board of Trustees approved the reappointments in February.

Lowenstein’s clinical interests include cardiac patients with acute coronary syndromes, as well as preventive cardiology strategies and novel risk factors for coronary artery disease. His laboratory explores the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate vascular inflammation.

Lowenstein is a member of the American Heart Association, the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Interurban Clinical Club. He has served on grant review study sections for the American Heart Association and for the National Institutes of Health.

He graduated from Harvard College in 1982 and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1986. Following a medical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1986–89, Lowenstein did a postdoctoral fellowship at the Whitehead Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then trained as a cardiology fellow at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, before joining the Department of Medicine at Hopkins in 1993. He joined the Rochester faculty in 2009.

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