Jonathan Lindner





M. Lowell Edwards Professor of Cardiology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Dr. Lindner is a Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University where he holds the M. Lowell Edwards Professorship of Cardiology and serves as the Chief of the Division of Cardiometabolic Research at the Oregon National Primate Research Center. He received his medical degree and residency training in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and received his cardiovascular training at the University of Virginia. Dr. Lindner has expertise in the fields of cardiovascular imaging and microvascular physiology. He is currently the principal investigator on several R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health. His research laboratory has pioneered the use of contrast ultrasound for non-invasive molecular imaging of disease and the evaluation of microvascular function/dysfunction. Specific areas of research include: (a) molecular imaging for understanding and treating atherosclerosis, ischemia-reperfusion injury and thromboinflammation; (b) microvascular dysfunction and endothelial abnormalities in atherosclerosis, insulin resistance, and peripheral artery disease; and (c) novel therapeutic applications for ultrasound. Dr. Lindner is the immediate Past President for the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE); and serves as the Chair for the Exam Writing Committee for the National Board of Echocardiography. He also serves as Chair of the NIH Clinical Translational Imaging Science study section, and as co-Chair of the NIH/NHLBI Data Safety Monitoring Board for Gene and Cell Therapies. Past honors include the Feigenbaum Award and the Richard Popp Teaching Award from the ASE; and elected membership to the American Society of Clinical Investigation, and the Association of University Cardiologists.

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