Welcome to the Ferrari Laboratory website.
We are located at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City, New York.
Estibaliz Castillero, PhD published her findings in Science Translational Medicine on the role of serotonin transporter activity on mitral valve degeneration, in collaboration with the Levy Lab.
Alexey Abramov MD MS and Yingfei Xue’s PhD published their work on association of metabolic syndrome with bioprosthetic heart valve structural degeneration in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) journal.
Our collaboration with the Levy Lab on inhibition of advanced glycation end products in biprosthetic heart valves was published in Biomaterials journal.
Our collaboration with the the Kalfa Lab on multilayered polymeric material for heart valve repair and replacement was published in Biomaterials journal.
Ferrari Lab Surgical Residents Alexey Abramov MD, Clinton Erwin MD, Dov Levine MD, and Michael Simpson MD all presented their research at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery 102nd Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.
Yingfei Xue’s PhD manuscript “Age-related enhanced degeneration of bioprosthetic valves due to leaflet calcification, tissue crosslinking, and structural changes” was accepted for publication in Cardiovascular Research.
Launched Ferrari Lab website!
Estibaliz Castillero PhD presented her research on Serotonin Transporter Deficiency Leads to a Specific Fibrotic Pattern in Valvular and Myocardial Tissue at the American Heart Association annual meeting.