Inheritable and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease Unit: Projects

Fundamental and Clinical Research

Comparison of clinical cardiovascular and molecular aspects of the aorta in various forms of thoracic aortic aneurysms

Study of left ventricular function in Marfan syndrome and associated connective tissue disorders

Study of new treatment strategies for cardiovascular manifestations in Marfan syndrome

NIH sponsored trial in which losartan is compared to atenolol in young patients with Marfan syndrom. Follow-up with echocardiography.