Johns Hopkins University
Dara Kraitchman, VMD, PhD, FACC is a Professor in the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science and the cardiovascular interventional section head in the Division of MR Research with a joint appointment in the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology and is an affiliate faculty member in the Institute for Cellular Engineering, Institute for NanoBioTechnology, and the Institute for Computational Medicine. She received her veterinary degree and PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2012, she established the Center for Image-Guided Animal Therapy at Johns Hopkins, which performed advanced imaging and interventional radiologic techniques in veterinary patients. Her research focuses on minimally invasive imaging and delivery techniques using clinical imaging scanners for tracking stem cells for regenerative cardiovascular therapy, embolic therapies for the treatment of obesity, and image-guided treatments of cancers in client-owned pets. She has received continuous NIH funding since her appointment at Johns Hopkins University in 1996 and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and on the editorial board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Imaging. She has published over 100 manuscripts, book chapters, and patents and is the editor of the first book on stem cell labeling and tracking using non-invasive imaging. She is also one of the few veterinarians nominated as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and to the Council of Distinguished Investigators of the Academy of Radiology.
Disclosure: Boston Scientific (Individual(s) Involved: Self, Products/Services: Galil Cryoablation; BTG Embolics): Grant/Research Support
Thursday, February 13, 2020
5:27 PM – 5:39 PM