Farouc Jaffer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Vascular Imaging, Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging Program, CMIR
Assistant in Medicine and Attending Interventional Cardiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant in Research, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Our lab is interested in applying molecular imaging technology to 1) understand the evolution and therapy of inflammation in atherosclerosis though serial, high-resolution imaging and 2) developed translatable, catheter-based fluorescence technology to study vascular disease in human coronary sized arteries
Active research interests include:
Diagnostic Accuracy of Fractional Flow Reserve From Anatomic CT Angiography.
JAMA-J Am Med Assoc. 2012;:1-9 - PMID: 22922562
Noninvasive Assessment of Myocardial Inflammation by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in a Rat Model of Experimental Autoimmune Myocarditis.
Circulation. 2012;125(21):2603-12 - PMID: 22550157
Inflammation Modulates Murine Venous Thrombosis Resolution In Vivo: Assessment by Multimodal Fluorescence Molecular Imaging.
Multifunctional nanoagent for thrombus-targeted fibrinolytic therapy.
Molecular imaging of fibrin deposition in deep vein thrombosis using fibrin-targeted near-infrared fluorescence.
High-Resolution Optical Mapping of Inflammatory Macrophages Following Endovascular Arterial Injury.
High-resolution molecular imaging via intravital microscopy: illuminating vascular biology in vivo.
Detection and treatment of intravascular thrombi with magnetofluorescent nanoparticles.
Methods Enzymol. 2012;508:191-209 - PMID: 22449927
Intravascular multispectral optoacoustic tomography of atherosclerosis: prospects and challenges.