Research & Training

As part of Oregon’s only academic medical center, our faculty are researching new treatments for heart conditions and educating the next generation of health care professionals.

About OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute Research & Training

Leading research areas

  • Cardiovascular imaging for early detection of disease
  • Electrophysiology, with particular emphasis on sudden death
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Developmental origins of heart disease

Clinical Trials

The OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute is involved in dozens of cardiovascular clinical trials. We're studying the risk factors for heart disease, cutting-edge treatments and prevention techniques, as well as the latest technology used to combat heart failure. Learn More

Maslen Laboratory

The major research focus of the laboratory is on determining the molecular genetic basis of congenital heart defects. More

Research Education and Training

OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute provides many opportunities for research education and training. Learn More

Center for Developmental Health

The Center for Developmental Health conducts cutting-edge research and explores ways to prevent chronic disease like heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity. Learn More

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Molecular Imaging Lab

Dr. Lindner leads a laboratory group that studies molecular imaging of inflammation, ischemia, and angiogenesis with site targeted ultrasound contrast agents; drug and gene delivery with ultrasound; and microvascular physiology at the capillary level. Morehalf myocardial short axis

OHSU School of Medicine

OHSU School of Medicine offers a rich, multi-faceted environment for medical students, graduate students and faculty. More