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Michael E. Davis Michael E. Davis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Pediatric Center for Cardiovascular Biology at Emory

School of Medicine
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-727-9858
Fax: 404-727-9873
Location: EU: HSRB - E 486
E-Mail: michael.davis@bme.emory.edu
URL: http://www.bme.gatech.edu/groups/davislab/

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Areas of Research

    Cardiac regeneration, oxidative stress, protein and cell therapy, biomaterials applications.

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2003-2006
  • Ph.D., Emory University, 2003
  • B.A., Rutgers College, 1998

Selected Awards

  • 2005, Keystone Symposium Scholarship
  • 2003-2006, NHLBI Postdoctoral Training Grant
  • 2002, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation Award
  • 2000-2002, Molecular and Systems Pharmacology Pre-doctoral Training Grant

Selected Research Publications

  • Sy JC, Seshadri G, Yang SC, Brown M, Oh T, Dikalov S, Murthy N, and Davis ME. Sustained release of a p38 inhibitor from non-inflammatory microspheres inhibits cardiac dysfunction. Nat. Mater., 2008 Nov;7(11):863-8.
  • Hsieh PCH, Segers VFM, Davis ME, MacGillivray C, Gannon J, Molkentin JD, Robbins F, Lee RT. Evidence from a genetic fate-mapping study that stem cells refresh adult mammalian cardiomyocytes following injury. Nat. Med., 2007 Sep;13(8):970-974.
  • Davis ME, Hsieh PCH, Takahashi T, Song Q, Kamm RD, Zhang S Grodzinksy AJ and Lee RT. Myocardial delivery of IGF-1 with self-assembling peptides improves transplanted cell maturation and systolic function following infarction. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 2006 May 23;103(21): 8155-60.
  • Hsieh PCH, Davis ME and Lee RT. Controlled delivery of PDGF-BB, and endothelial-derived cardiomyocyte survival factor, for myocardial protection using injectable self-assembling peptide nanofibers. J. Clin. Invest., 2006 Jan;116(1):237-48.
  • Hsieh PCH, Davis ME, Lisowski LK and Lee RT. Endothelial-Cardiomyocyte interactions in cardiac development and repair. Ann. Rev. Physiol. 2005 Sep 28.
  • Davis ME, Hsieh PCH, Grodzinsky AJ and Lee RT. Custom design of the cardiac microenvironment with biomaterials. Circ. Res. 2005 Jul 8;97(1):8-15.


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