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Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D.

Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D.

Current Positions

The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Director, Cardiovascular Institute
Vice Chair of Medicine
Dean of Academic Affairs

American Heart Association

Selected Publications (from over 600)

  • Fuster V, Poon M, Willerson JT. Learning from the transgenic mouse: Endothelium, adhesive molecules and neointimal formation. Circulation 1998;97:16-18.
  • Ambrose JA, Fuster V. Editorial. Can we predict future acute coronary events in patients with stable coronary artery disease? JAMA 1997;277:343-344.
  • Moreno PR, Bernardi VH, Lopez-Cuellar J, Newell JB, McMellon C, Gold HK, Palacios IF, Fuster V, Fallon JT. Macrophage infiltration predicts restenosis after coronary intervention in patients with unstable angina. Circulation 1996;94:3098-3102.
  • Shah PK, Falk E, Badimon JJ, Fernandez-Ortiz A, Mailhac A, Villareal-Levy G, Falon JT, Regnstrom J, Fuster V. Human monocyte-derived macrophages induce collagen breakdown in fibrous caps of atherosclerotic plaques: Potential role of matrix-degrading metalloproteinases and implications for plaque rupture. Circulation 1995;92:1565.
  • Moreno PR, Falk E, Palacios IF, Newell JB, Fuster V, Fallon JT. Macrophage infiltration in acute coronary syndromes: Implications for plaque rupture. Circulation 1994;90:775-778.
  • Fuster V, Badimon L, Badimon JJ, Chesebro JH. Coronary artery disease: Progression and acute coronary syndromes (Part 1). N Engl J Med 1992;326:242-250.
  • Fuster V, Badimon L, Badimon JJ, Chesebro JH. Coronary artery disease: Progression and acute coronary syndromes (Part 2). N Engl J Med 1992;326:310-318.
  • Chesebro JH, Fuster V. Thrombosis in unstable angina. N Engl J Med 1992;327:192-194.
  • Badimon JJ, Badimon L, Fuster V. Regression of atherosclerotic lesions by high density lipoprotein plasma fraction in the cholesterol-fed rabbit. J Clin Invest 1990;85:1234-1241.
  • Fuster V, Stein B, Badimon L, Badimon JJ, Ambrose JA, Chesebro JH. Atherosclerotic plaque rupture and thrombosis: Evolving concepts. Circulation 1990;82(Suppl II):47-59.
  • Fuster V, Cohen M, Halperin JL. Aspirin in the prevention of coronary disease. N Engl J Med 1989;321:183-185.
  • Heras M, Chesebro JH, Penny WJ, Bailey KR, Badimon L, Fuster V. Effects of thrombin inhibition of the development of acute platelet-thrombus deposition during angioplasty in pigs. Circulation 1989;79:657-665.
  • Fuster V, Badimon L, Cohen M, Ambrose J, Badimon JJ, Chesebro JH. Insights into the pathogenesis of acute ischemic syndromes. Circulation 1988;77:1213-1220.
  • Fuster V, Chesebro JH. Mechanisms of unstable angina. N Engl J Med 1986;315(16):1023-1025.
  • Chesebro JH, Fuster V, Elveback LR, Clements IP, Smith HC, Holmes DR Bardsley WT, Pluth JR, Wallace RB, Puga FJ, Orszulak TA, Piehler JM, Danielson FH, Scchaff HV, Frye RL. Effect of dipyridamole and aspirin on late vein graft patency after coronary bypass operation. N Engl J Med 1984;310:209-214.
  • Fuster V, Frye RL, Kennedy MA, Connolly DC, Makin HT. The role of collateral circulation in the various coronary syndromes. Circulation 1979;59:1137-1144.
  • Fuster V, Bowie EJW, Lewis JC, Fass DN, Owen CA Jr, Brown AL. Resistance to arteriosclerosis in pigs with von Willebrand's disease: Spontaneous and high cholesterol diet induced arteriosclerosis. J Clin Invest 1978;61:722-730.

Selected Honors

  • Distinguished Scientist Award, American College of Cardiology, 1993
  • Lewis A. Conner Distinguished Presidential Lecture, American Heart Association, 1993
  • Presidential Lecture of the Japanese College of Cardiology, 1994
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