Burns Blaxall, PhD, FAHA, FACC, FAPS
NCAI-CC Site Director
Burns C. Blaxall, PhD, FAHA, FACC, FAPS is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where he serves as Director of Translational Science and Co-Director of the Heart Institute Research Core and Biorepository. Dr. Blaxall received his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University Medial Center. He has received numerous academic honors, including the Early Career Investigator Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Founder’s AHA Affiliate. He has extensive peer review service and chaired the Cardiomyopathy and Congestive Heart Failure NIH peer-review panel. His laboratory is focused on understanding the molecular signals associated with the onset and progression of heart failure and myocardial and renal fibrosis, with a particular emphasis on identifying novel therapeutic approaches.
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