Reshaping role of stem cell therapy in heart disease
Not one to preach and not practice, Douglas W. Losordo, MD, applies the message of heart-healthy living equally to his professional and personal life.
Losordo is the director of the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, as well as the director of the Program in Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Losordo, a native to New York City, received his medical degree from the University of Vermont. After an internship, residency and fellowship at St. Elizabeth’s Medical, Boston, he subsequently joined the faculty, working with the late Jeffrey M. Isner, MD, to develop a program in therapeutic angiogenesis and cell-based tissue repair.