‘Digital twins’ of patients’ hearts harness personal genetics to inform disease management

A multidisciplinary team of computational and clinical researchers from Johns Hopkins University, led by Yingnan Zhang, a Ph.D. candidate at Trayanova Lab, has made significant strides in cardiac research through the development of an innovative strategy called the “genotype-specific digital twin” (Geno-DT). This cutting-edge approach involves integrating personal genetics into Read more…

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Natalia Trayanova joins $8M international research initiative for advanced heart disease diagnosis and therapeutics

Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor in Johns Hopkins University’s  Department of Biomedical Engineering, is part of an international research team selected to receive $8 million from the Leducq Foundation for a project that aims to find new therapies for heart disease by studying the effects of stimulating nerves. Read more here.

Nature Year in Review 2018: Trayanova on Precision Cardiology

ADVANCE co-director, Natalia Trayanova, PhD, discusses the key developments in precision cardiology in the December 2018 edition of Nature Reviews Cardiology. From a wearable electrocardiogram patch that may reduce the risk of stroke to a personalized virtual heart model that can direct treatment of infarct-related ventricular tachycardia, Trayanova highlights several high-impact advances Read more…