The Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
The Center for Clinical Cardiology is an international leader in cutting-edge, innovative clinical cardiology and cardiac surgery research and trials. The CCC is involved in national and worldwide research projects, several as a lead site, with the focus on arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery disease and cardiac surgery inclusive of heart valve replacement and repair. The Center also coordinates and supports investigators working on cardiovascular drug development, devices and clinical care methodologies.
Directed by internationally renowned physician and researcher William A. Gray, MD, System Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research’s (LIMR) Center for Clinical Cardiology is a recognized leader in innovative clinical cardiology and cardiac surgery research. Its focus includes arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, preventive medicine and cardiac surgery with an emphasis on valve disease.
World-class scientist and heart rhythm expert Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, joined LIMR as Executive Director of Cardiovascular Research in 2015. Dr. Antzelevitch is spearheading efforts to develop new treatments for abnormal and potentially deadly heart rhythms. Dr. Antzelevitch is collaborating with Lankenau Heart Institute physicians on translational and clinical cardiac research.
Learn more about the clinical trials currently being offered by our renowned cardiologists and heart surgeons at the Lankenau Heart Institute.
For additional information on these trials, contact Ann Marie Chikowski, RN, BSN, CCRC, Clinical Research Manager, at 484.476.3030.
Ann Marie Chikowski,
BSN, RN, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager
for Clinical Cardiology