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Allison Ashley-Koch, PhD

Simon G. Gregory, PhD

Elizabeth R. Hauser, PhD

Michael A. Hauser, PhD

Yi-Ju Li, PhD

Yutao Liu, PhD

Svati H. Shah, MD, MHS

Michelle P. Winn, MD

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Svati H. Shah, MD, MHSSvati H. Shah, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine. Dr. Shah is a board eligible cardiologist and her clinical interests are in genetics, echocardiography, and preventive cardiology. Her research focuses on genetic epidemiology and gene-environment interactions in complex cardiovascular diseases, including dyslipidemia, premature coronary artery disease, aortic stenosis, and peripheral vascular disease. She is also interested in genomic medicine and personalized patient care and has started a complex cardiovascular disease genetics clinic at Duke University Medical Center.

BA, 1993, Johns Hopkins University
MHS, 1994, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

MD, 1998, University of Washington School of Medicine
MHS, 2005, Medical Genomics, Duke University Medical Center

Internal Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard University
Cardiology Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center

Selected Publications

Shah SH, Schmidt MA, Mei H, Scott WK, Hauser ER, Schmidt S. Searching for epistatic interactions in nuclear families using conditional linkage analysis. BMC Genetics; in press.

Hauser ER, Crossman DC, Granger CB, Haines JL, Jones CJH, Mooser V, McAdam B, Winkelmann BR, Wiseman AH, Muhlestein JB, Bartel AG, Dennis CA, Dowdy E, Estabrooks S, Eggleston K, Francis S, Roche K, Clevenger PW, Huang L, Pedersen B, Shah S, Schmidt S, Hauser MA, Vance JM, Pericak-Vance MA, Kraus WE. A genome wide scan for early-onset coronary artery disease in 438 families: the GENECARD study. Am J Hum Genet 2004;75:436-47.

Shah SH, Newby LK. C-Reactive protein: A novel marker of cardiovascular risk. Cardiology in Review 2003;11:169-79.

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Center for Human Genetics
DUMC Box 3445
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 1-919-684-2859
E-mail: svati.shah@duke.edu

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