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- Douglas L. Mann, MD
On March 28, 2020, during the JACC Journals’ reception, JACC: Basic to Translational Science was proud to recognize and congratulate the following recipient of the JACC: Basic to Translational Science 2019 Young Author Award.
Kathryn C. Chatfield, MD, PhD
Paper: Elamipretide Improves Mitochondrial Function in the Failing Human Heart
Dr. Kathryn Chatfield is an assistant professor of pediatrics and cardiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and and Director of the Cardiac Genetics Clinic. Dr. Chatfield’s clinical interests include pediatric heart failure, pediatric cardiomyopathy, and heart transplantation. In addition to the clinical work that is the foundation of her research program related to energy defects in pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy, she directs the Cardiac Genetics Clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Colorado. This clinic serves children and adolescents with genetic forms of cardiovascular disease, including familial and metabolic forms or cardiomyopathy, inherited forms of congenital heart disease, Noonan spectrum disorders, and connective tissue disorders.
Mentor: Brian Stauffer, MD
Dr. Brian Stauffer is a professor of medicine and integrated physiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the School of Medicine. He is the chief of the Division of Cardiology at Denver Health Medical Center. Dr. Stauffer has an adjunct appointment in integrative physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder and is the medical director of the CU Boulder clinical translational research unit of the Colorado Clinical Translational Sciences Institute. His research has focused on basic and translational approaches to understand mechanisms underlying heart failure and vascular endothelial (dys)function.