Prediman K. Shah, MD

Shapell and Webb Family Chair in Clinical Cardiology

Director, Oppenheimer Atherosclerosis Research Center

Director, Atherosclerosis Prevention and Management Center

Professor, Medicine

Prediman K. Shah, MD

Smidt Heart Institute
127 S San Vicente Blvd #A3600
Los AngelesCA
90048

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310-423-3884

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310-423-0144

Prediman K. Shah, MD

Shapell and Webb Family Chair in Clinical Cardiology

Director, Oppenheimer Atherosclerosis Research Center

Director, Atherosclerosis Prevention and Management Center

Professor, Medicine

  • IM/Cardiology

The research of Prediman K. Shah, MD, focuses on molecular mechanisms of atherosclerosis, and novel therapeutic strategies to prevent and reverse atherosclerosis.

  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, 1972
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, 1974
  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, 1976

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  • Master of American College of Cardiology, 2015
  • Elliot Rapaport Cardiologist of the Year, California-ACC, 2014
  • Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, American College of Cardiology, 2012
  • Annual Laennec Society Lecture, American Heart Association, 2008
  • James B Herrick Award, American Heart Association, 2008
  • Sharifi BG, Zeng Z, Wang L, Song L, Chen H, Qin M, Sierra-Honigmann MR, Wachsmann-Hogiu S, Shah PK. Pleiotrophin induces transdifferentiation of monocytes into functional endothelial cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006;26(6):1273-1280.
  • Wang L, Sharifi BG, Pan T, Song L, Yukht A, Shah PK. Bone marrow transplantation shows superior atheroprotective effects of gene therapy with apolipoprotein A-I Milano compared with wild-type apolipoprotein A-I in hyperlipidemic mice. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;48(7):1459-1468.
  • Michelsen KS, Wong MH, Shah PK, Zhang W, Yano J, Doherty TM, Akira S, Rajavashisth TB, Arditi M. Lack of Toll-like receptor 4 or myeloid differentiation factor 88 reduces atherosclerosis and alters plaque phenotype in mice deficient in apolipoprotein E. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A. 2004;101(29):10679-10684.

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