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Roland Wu


Cardiac regeneration and gene editing investigator

About me

Dr. Roland Wu is a cardiologist specializing in noninvasive cardiovascular medicine and echocardiography (using ultrasound to examine the heart). He analyzes patients' test results in the echocardiography laboratory.

Wu's research involves working with genetic models to better understand cardiac injury and cardiovascular disease.

Wu earned a computer engineering degree from Cornell University and received his medical training at McGovern Medical School, part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He completed a research fellowship at Columbia University with Dr. Steven Marx, known for his work in developing novel therapies to treat cardiovascular diseases. Wu came to UCSF to complete his cardiology fellowship and postdoctoral training with Dr. Shaun Coughlin at the Cardiovascular Research Institute.

  • Education

    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2003

  • Residencies

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2006

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, 2013

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

My goal is to help patients by bringing them a scientific understanding of their cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center at Mission Bay

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