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06/02/2021
We are sad to see Jordan Ezekian leave the lab, but we're excited that she's going on to do great things at Sick Kids!

 

05/02/2021
Congratulations to Leonie, Ellen, and Angela for graduating from Duke University! We are so proud of what you've done!

 

03/27/2021
Listen to a recent local NPR story about a cardiac arrest of an athlete in Winston Salem who was resuscitated and was evaluated by Dr. Landstrom at Duke.

 

03/16/2021
Congratulations to Lexy Markunas and Alexander Behura for receiving the Duke Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship!

 

02/22/2021
We welcome genetic counselor Ruth Lehan, CGC, and T32 Awardee, to the team!

 

01/18/2021
Congratulations to Amy Berkman, MD, for receiving the 2020 Duke Pediatric Research Scholars Award!

 

12/17/2020
Congratulations to Leonie Kurzlechner for becoming a student member of the NIH’s Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education in Genomics (ISCC-PEG)!

 

12/16/2020
Congratulations to Jordan Ezekian, MD, a TL1 Fellow and recent pediatric cardiology fellowship graduate, for passing the board and becoming an American Board of Pediatrics-certified Pediatric Cardiologist!

 

09/01/2020
We welcome Michael Rosamilia, Duke Medical Student, to the lab as part of the Duke CTSA Clinical Research Training Program

 

07/16/2020
Dr. Landstrom has been awarded one of the 2020 Clinical Scientist Development Awards through the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

 

07/01/2020
We welcome Duke Pediatric Research Scholar, and R38-awardee, Amy Berkman, MD, to the lab!

 

06/24/2020
Congratulations to Jordan Ezekian, MD, for receiving the inaugural Duke Pediatrics YT Chen Award for “outstanding contributions to discovery in science”!

 

06/24/2020
Congratulations to Lexy Markunas and Ellen Mines, Duke Undergraduates, for each receiving the Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship awards!

 

05/14/2020
Congratulations to Jordan Ezekian, MD, for receiving a research award from Colin’s Kids!

 

04/14/2020
We are privileged to be part of a story with UNC-TV about a brave family with a dangerous heart disease on a quest for answers. See More

 

03/12/2020
We welcome Duke CMB Graduate Student Robin Perelli to the lab.

 

03/11/2020
Like nearly all academic centers and medical centers, we are currently weathering the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

02/12/2020
We are happy to host a film crew from UNC-TV to shoot an upcoming episode of Sci NC.

 

12/06/2019
Chichi Ogbonna, post bac student, presents his summer project for the Duke BIGGER Program.

 

11/16/2019
Poster presentations by Jordan Ezekian and Rakesh Manivannan were very well received at the 2019 AHA Scientific Sessions.

 

10/30/2019
     
Lexy (left) and Raga (right) present posters at the 2019 Children’s Health Discovery Initiative Research Showcase.

 

10/24/2019
We are excited to have an on-going research collaborative with the Duke Undiagnosed Disease Network to identify the causes of sudden death in some of our most challenging families feature in a "long read" by WIRED.

 

10/07/2019
Dr. Landstrom has won the 2019 Cardiomyopathy Early Career Research Award from the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation.  We are very excited to partner with the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation and the American Academy of Pediatrics to explore the causes of heart muscle diseases in newborns.

 

08/15/2019
We welcome Duke undergraduate Isa Lu to redesign our website!

 

08/01/2019
We welcome Raga Suresh, MBBS, a visiting post-doctoral research fellow, to the lab!

 

06/30/2019
We have moved to newly renovated laboratory space in the first floor of the Clinical and Research Laboratory (CARL) building which houses the Duke Cardiovascular Research Center.
      
Updated directions of how you can find us, and an interactive maps, are located here.

 

06/17/2019
We are excited to welcome Jordan Ezekian, MD, a Duke pediatric cardiology fellow to the lab.  She is supported through a competitive CTSA TL1 Post-Doctoral Training Program fellowship through the Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute.

 

05/16/2019
We are excited to announce a partnership with Colin's Kids through the Andrew King Research Award to explore the mechanisms of post-operative arrhythmias in children.

 

04/01/2019
We welcome Qixin Yang, MD, a visiting post-doctoral research fellow, to the lab!

 

03/15/2019
We congratulate Rakesh Manivannan, MBBS, who has matched into internal medicine at West Virginia University.

 

01/27/2019
Our research was highlighted in the Duke Research Blog in an article entitled "Using Genetic Clues to Reform Cardiac Care" by Anne Littlewood.

 

01/06/2019
We welcome Duke undergraduates extraordinaire Leonie Kurzlechner, Ellen Mines, and Angela Renne to the lab.

 

11/15/2018
Dr. Landstrom has won the 2018 American Heart Association Young Investigator Award from the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young.

 

11/01/2018
We welcome Duke undergraduate extraordinaire Lexy Markunas to the lab.

 

08/21/2018
With the help of visiting physician-scientist Rakesh Manivannan, MBBS, we are beginning to build our lab's website.