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Physicians Update

Spring 2011

Dr. Mario C. Deng Joins UCLA Cardiac Team


PU-Spring11-Dr. Mario C DengDr. Mario C. Deng, an internationally recognized leader in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and heart transplant patient care and research, has joined the UCLA faculty as medical director of the Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant Program. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Deng was director of Cardiac Transplantation Research at Columbia University Medical Center. He has been a pioneer in translational research, developing the first FDA-cleared blood test to rule out cardiac rejection.

For more information on the UCLA cardiac team, go to: www.transplants.ucla.edu/heart

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