Michelle S. Parvatiyar, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, has joined the Insitute for Successful Longevity as a Faculty Affiliate.
She earned her doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Miami. Her research is focused on understanding age-related factors that drive cardiovascular disease development and understanding the parameters that govern force transduction in striated muscle.
Her research involves the development of therapeutic interventions to improve systolic function in dilated cardiomyopathies and other conditions culminating in heart failure. Additional interests include understanding discrete mechanisms of how innate immunity plays a role in cardiomyopathic disease and post myocardial insult.
She earned her Ph.D. in Pharmacology at the University of Miami, School of Medicine and held a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine.