Kory J. Lavine, MD, PhD


  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Research
  • Director, Center for Cardiovascular Research
  • Director of Cardiovascular Precision Medicine Research Initiative
  • Alan and Edith Wollf Professor of Cardiology
  • Professor of Developmental Biology, Immunology and Pathology

Research interests

Understanding the immunological mechanisms that govern cardiac recovery and the pathogenesis of heart failure, with a focus on:

  • Mechanisms that distinguish pediatric from adult cardiomyopathy
  • Pathogenesis and resolution of primary graft dysfunction in cardiac transplantation
  • Understanding the role of macrophage diversity in heart failure pathogenesis, tissue repair/regeneration, and coronary growth


View Kory Lavine’s publications on PubMed.gov »


Phone: 314-362-1171 (Office) | 314-362-8369 (Lab)
Fax: 314-362-0186
Email: klavine@wustl.edu

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