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Emerson Perin, MD, PhD

Medical Director of the Texas Heart Institute

"Cell Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease"


Dr. Perin was recently appointed by the Board of Trustees to serve as the new Medical Director of the Texas Heart Institute. He has provided leadership at the THI for over 25 years, most recently as Director of Clinical Research, and is an alumni of the THI Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship programs.

Since the foundation of the Stem Cell Center in 1998 THI has become recognized as the worldwide leader in clinical regenerative medicine for cardiovascular disease and under his leadership the first large phase 3 trial of cell therapy for heart failure is in its final stages of enrollment and will be completed in the upcoming months.

Dr. Perin is an interventional cardiologist in his private practice and has been continually ranked within the top 1% of all interventional cardiologists in the United States. He is the Director of Interventional Cardiology at BSLMC and Medical Director of the cardiac catheterization laboratories at BSLMC.