Dr. Umar is a physician-scientist and a practicing anesthesiologist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center. He does general anesthesia including multi-specialty adult anesthesia and anesthesia for labor and delivery. Dr. Umar is the Research Coordinator for Anesthesiology Residency Program at UCLA.
Dr. Umar has an academic background in basic cardiovascular research and has his laboratory in the Center for Health Sciences (CHS). Dr. Umar has interests in innovative research in Cardiovascular Medicine and Anesthesiology.
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December 04, 2017. Genes on Y chromosome protect against pulmonary hypertension, study suggests August 27, 2014. Protein in ‘good cholesterol’ may be a key to treating pulmonary hypertension July 02, 2012. UCLA study looks at why heart attacks cause so much more damage in late pregnancy September 15, 2011. Estrogen treatment may help reverse severe pulmonary hypertension August 05, 2011. UCLA study shows man-made fat may limit damage to heart attack victims (UCLA Newsroom)
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