Giovanni Ferrari

Dr. Ferrari is Associate Professor of Surgery with a secondary appointment in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University. He is leading the Cardiothoracic Research Program and The Columbia Biobank for Translational Science for the Department of Surgery. He leads a translational research program aimed at understanding the physiology and mechanobiology of valve disease, myocardial injury, aortic diseases, and biomedical devices. His diverse team of scientists includes PhD student (in BME), postdoctoral fellows, and general or cardiothoracic surgery residents. Dr. Ferrari is chair of the Early Career Development and Mentorship Committee for the International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology (ISACB). He is a voting member of the Columbia Medical Center Faculty council. He serves as a standing member, on the MPPA NIH Study Section and on several national and international agencies. His research is supported by multiple NIH R01s from NHLBI.