Spotlight on our Faculty Researchers
Ilan Goldenberg, M.D.
Dr. Goldenberg has been involved in clinical research with cardiac arrhythmias over the past 15 years and published by over 500 papers. He has been serving as PI on more than 50 government supported international clinical trials and registries and industry supported clinical studies and trials. Accordingly, Dr. Goldenberg has substantial experience in clinical trials conduct, organization, design, and data analysis. Over the past 14 years he has been involved in the design and conduction of multicenter clinical trials, collaborating with the Heart Research Follow-Up Program at the University of Rochester and serving at the Director of the Israeli Association for Cardiovascular Trials. In his current position he serves as the Director of the Clinical Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Rochester, organizing multicenter trials and the International LQTS Registry, with his active role in the CC and DCC capacities. He also has mentored more than 100 trainees, including medical students, residents and fellows, and PhD applicants.
Valentina Kutyifa, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Valentina Kutyifa holds an MD degree, a PhD in cardiac electrophysiology, a Masters degree in health care management, and a certificate in clinical research from Harvard Medical School, and performs research in cardiac arrhythmias, diabetes, heart failure, and sudden cardiac death. Her research work encompasses a wide array of studies related to diabetes, implantable cardioverter–defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization therapy, echocardiography, and technology innovations including the wearable cardioverter–defibrillator, subcutaneous ICD, and left ventricular assist devices.