Siddharth Patel, MD, graduated summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas and earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He then completed his internal medicine residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is currently a senior fellow in cardiovascular medicine and critical care as well as a research fellow with the TIMI Study Group. Dr. Patel’s clinical interests include heart failure, cardiogenic shock and critical care cardiology. His research is focused on the application of biomarkers and genetics to identify high-risk patients and better inform clinical decision making.
Filipe Moura, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from the University of Brasilia, Brazil. He then received his PhD degree from the State University of Campinas, where he worked on translational research that focused on insulin sensitivity in patients with acute myocardial infarction. He then completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is currently a senior cardiology fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. He is interested in clinical trials involving cardiometabolic health, and his research is focused on using both clinical data and genetics to characterize sub-phenotypes of obesity and their relevance to atherothrombotic and heart failure risk profiling.
André Zimerman, MD, PhD, received his medical degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) and completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre. He then received his PhD degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, for research on the limitations of functional class assessment in mild heart failure. His clinical interests are centered around preventive cardiology, namely lipidology and cardiometabolic health. In addition to his clinical interests, his research interests also include applied behavioral science and innovative statistical methods in cardiovascular research.
Prakriti Gaba, MD, graduated with high honors from the California Institute of Technology, where she double majored in bioengineering and business economics. She earned her medical degree from the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and completed internal medicine training at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. She is currently a senior cardiology fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where she is also a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group and an MPH degree candidate at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is passionate about pursuing a clinical career in Interventional Cardiology, and her research interests involve investigating novel treatments for coronary artery disease as well as rethinking clinical trial design.