MCW Cardiovascular Center Faculty Labs

Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC

Ivor Benjamin Lab Members

Ivor J. Benjamin MD, FAHA, FACC, is a Professor of Medicine at Froedtert Hospital, and the Medical College of Wisconsin. A board-certified specialist and consultant in internal medicine and cardiology, Dr. Benjamin’s clinical interests are general cardiology, inheritable heart failure, and myocardial infarction.


Aron Geurts, PhD

Aron Geurts Lab Members

Dr. Geurts is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Center and Human and Molecular Genetics Center. He leads an NIH-funded research team focused on innovating novel approaches to genetic engineering and creating animal and cell models of complex genetic human diseases.


David Gutterman, MD

David Gutterman Lab Members

Dr. Gutterman is the Northwestern Mutual Professor of Cardiology. He is actively involved in clinical practice, supervises a NIH funded research laboratory and provides senior administrative oversight of research administration at the Medical College of Wisconsin.


David X. Zhang, PhD

David X. Zhang Lab Members

The overall emphasis of Dr. David X. Zhang's research is to understand the cellular mechanisms by which the endothelium regulates blood vessel tone in both normal physiological conditions and disease states, such as ischemic heart disease and hypertension.


Jennifer Strande, MD, PhD

Jennifer Strande Lab Members

We study heart disease at varying levels of biological complexity including patients, animal models and individual heart cells to obtain insights into disease mechanisms. We are currently investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms that cause cardiomyopathy in patients with muscular dystrophy.


Michael E. Widlansky, MD, MPH

Michael Widlansky Lab Members

Dr. Michael E. Widlansky's human vascular research laboratory has been formed to foster collaboration with investigators from other disciplines interested in the impact of vascular function on disease states relevant to their fields of interest.


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