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Rajamannan MD

Associate Professor of Cardiology
Northwestern University

Chicago, Illinois, 60611, United States

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Rajamannan MD - Professional Summary:    


Over the past decade, cardiologist and researcher Dr. Nalini Rajamannan has received 14 major grants to study issues related to aortic valve calcification and related topics. As a result, Dr. Rajamannan has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers in this period. She also serves as a faculty member at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.


From 2001 to 2002, Dr. Rajamannan served as the Principal Investigator in a study titled “Role of Nitric Oxide in Aortic Valve Calcification,” sponsored by the American Heart Association. During this same time, she also received research grants from the American Society of Echocardiography, the Northwestern Memorial Foundation, and Pfizer. Dr. Rajamannan’s studies included imaging of small animals for aortic valve disease, valvular atherosclerosis, and the mechanisms behind aortic valve calcification.


Some of Dr. Rajamannan’s largest grants have come from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). In 2007, she was awarded a 5-year grant totaling $1,250,000 to study 2 factors involved in aortic valve calcification. Dr. Rajamannan has also applied for similar-sized grants to study bicuspid aortic valve disease and cardiac hypertrophy.


Dr. Rajamannan has served as a journal reviewer for over a dozen medical publications. Some of these include Circulation, Heart, Histopathology, Atherosclerosis, the American Heart Journal, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and the American Journal of Physiology. She also sits on three peer-review study sections, one with the American Heart Association and two with NIH.


Through her research and clinical work, Dr. Rajamannan has maintained memberships with several professional organizations. Currently, she belongs to the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Bone and Mineral Society, the American Federation of Medical Research, and The Histochemical Society, to name a few. She has also chaired committees within these organizations and currently serves as the Program Co-Chair for the Valvular Heart Disease committee of the American College of Cardiology.



Rajamannan MD - Professional Experience:      


1/5/2000 - Present

Northwestern University

Associate Professor of Cardiology


Chicago, IL 60611


Rajamannan is a Full-Time Associate Professor of Cardiology at Northwestern University. She is responsible for development of term curriculum for her talented students. She is further responsible for ensure each student under her study is well prepared to deliver the most proper and innovative methods within Cardiology upon completion of their program with Rajamannan.


1/5/1999 -1/10/2000

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Level III Echocardiography Fellow

Rochester, MN 55905


Rajamannan was selected as a Level III Echocardiography Fellow of the University



Rajamannan MD - Education:    


8/1/1985 – 6/1/1989

Mayo Medical School



Rochester, MN 55905


Mayo Medical School (MMS) enrolls a select class of 50 medical students each year. Our students are high-achieving women and men from all over the world who possess superior academic credentials, leadership characteristics, and a sincere dedication to service.



8/1/1/1981 - 6/1/1985

University of Notre Dame



Magna Cum Laude, SCPP

Notre Dame, IN 46556


The College consists of 5 academic departments and 15 research institutes and centers. There are over 1,200 undergraduate students and 145 full time teaching and research faculty with impressive awards and accolades. Our Faculty have generated over 35 million dollars in research grants and awards over the last year.



Rajamannan MD - Interests:   


Rajamannan does enjoy a variety of interests, such as long walks, health and wellness, fitness and heart health care.


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