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Andrew Landstrom, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Cell Biology

Dr. Landstrom is a physician-scientist trained in pediatric cardiology, human genetics, and molecular pharmacology.  He completed an MD and PhD from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, with a research focus on the genetics of cardiovascular disease with Michael Ackerman – a leading expert in long QT syndrome and cardiovascular genetics.  He completed a pediatric residency at Texas Children’s Hospital, part of Baylor College of Medicine, as well as fellowships in pediatric cardiology and an advanced fellowship in pediatric electrophysiology.  He also completed a research fellowship in molecular physiology and biophysics with Xander Wehrens – a leading expert in cardiovascular molecular physiology.

Currently, Dr. Landstrom is a faculty member in the Duke Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology and the Department of Cell Biology.   He has affiliations with a number of research entities including Duke MEDx,  the Duke Cardiovascular Research Center,  and the Duke Children’s Health and Discovery Initiative.   He is a faculty member of the Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics as well as Cell and Molecular Biology.   He sees pediatric, and young adult, patients at Duke Children’s Health Center as part of Duke Health.

Dr. Landstrom specializes in the evaluation of families who have experienced the sudden and unexplained death of a child or young adult. He also specializes in diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmic, cardiomyopathy, and cardiovascular genetic diseases.
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Bo Sun, PhD

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Zhu Zhang, MD, PhD

Senior Research Associate

Robin Perelli

CMB Graduate Student

Minu Bidzimou

Duke Medical Student

MSTP Graduate Student

Amy Berkman, MD

Duke Pediatric Resident

R38 Grantee

Michael Rosamilia

Duke Medical Student

CTSA Master’s Program

Kaila Moore


Duke BIGGER Program

Kyra Potter


Duke BIGGER Program

Lexy Markunas


Alexander Behura


Isa Lu


Anna Ponek


Alex Clifford




Jordan Ezekian, MD (Post Doctoral Research Fellow, TL1 Fellowship Awardee, currently Advanced Fellowship in Pediatric EP and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Genetics)

Ruth Lehan, MS, CGC (T32 Fellowship Awardee)

Rakesh Manivannan, MBBS (former research fellow, currently Resident in Internal Medical at West Virginia University)

Ragavilasini Suresh, MBBS (former research fellow)

Chichi Ogbonna, BS (former post-bac student, BIGGER program scholar, current medical student at Wake Forest School of Medicine)

Qixin Yang, MD (former Post Doctoral Research Fellow)


April 2021

April 2020 – COVID19 Social-Distancing

May 2019