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Research Interests

Dr. Ghafourian is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a staff cardiologist in the Center for Heart Failure of Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. He earned his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Ghafourian completed his training in Internal Medicine followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University. He also completed a fellowship in advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation at Cedars Sinai Medical Center before joining the faculty at Northwestern University. Dr. Ghafourian' s research focus is on cardiac transplantation with particular interest in the management of candidates who are highly sensitized with HLA antibodies.

Training Experience

2011Residency, Georgetown University Hospital
2014Fellowship, Georgetown University Hospital
2015Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University Of Southern California

… → 2007

MD, Tehran Medical School

… → 2001

Research interests

  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Mechanical Circulatory Assistance

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Grants 2015 2022

Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Allografts
Perfusion
Heart Transplantation
Coronary Angiography
Hematopoiesis
HIV
Research
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Public Health

Research Output 2011 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac Structure–Function MRI in Patients After Heart Transplantation

Dolan, R. S., Rahsepar, A. A., Blaisdell, J., Lin, K., Suwa, K., Ghafourian, K., Wilcox, J. E., Khan, S. S., Vorovich, E. E., Rich, J. D., Anderson, A. S., Yancy, C. W., Collins, J. D., Markl, M. & Carr, J., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 49, 3, p. 678-687 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Tissue Expansion
Congenital Heart Defects
Echocardiography
Edema
1 Citation (Scopus)

Intravenous iron therapy in heart failure: a different perspective

Ghafourian, K., Chang, H. C. & Ardehali, H., Jun 1 2019, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 21, 6, p. 703-714 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron
Heart Failure
Therapeutics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multiparametric Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Detect Acute Cardiac Allograft Rejection After Heart Transplantation

Dolan, R. S., Rahsepar, A. A., Blaisdell, J., Suwa, K., Ghafourian, K., Wilcox, J. E., Khan, S. S., Vorovich, E. E., Rich, J. D., Anderson, A. S., Yancy, C. W., Collins, J. D., Carr, J. & Markl, M., Aug 1 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 12, 8P2, p. 1632-1641 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Allografts
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Biopsy

Natural History of Myocardial Late Gadolinium Enhancement Predicts Adverse Clinical Events in Heart Transplant Recipients

Chaikriangkrai, K., Abbasi, M. A., Sarnari, R., Lee, D., Anderson, A. S., Ghafourian, K., Khan, S. S., Vorovich, E. E., Rich, J. D., Wilcox, J. E., Blaisdell, J. A., Yancy, C. W., Carr, J. & Markl, M., Oct 1 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 12, 10, p. 2092-2094 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Gadolinium
Natural History
Transplant Recipients
1 Citation (Scopus)
Shock
Convulsive Therapy
Catecholamines
Milrinone
Cardiac Myosins