W. Robb MacLellan, M.D.
Robert A. Bruce Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Research
Professor of Medicine and Head, Division of Cardiology
Dr. MacLellan received an M.D. from the University of Toronto, Canada, and he became the head of UW Medicine’s Division of Cardiology on November 1, 2011. He is the president of the Western Society for Clinical Investigation and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.
Dr. MacLellan’s clinical expertise is in heart failure, and he headed the left ventricular assist device program at UCLA, where he was a professor of medicine and physiology, the holder of the Maud Cady Guthman Chair in Cardiology, associate chief of UCLA’s Division of Cardiology, and director of the Cardiovascular Fellowship Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
Dr. MacLellan also is a prominent investigator in cardiovascular regenerative medicine, and he directed the Cardiovascular Stem Cell Research Center at UCLA. His research focuses on developing new therapies to regenerate the heart for patients who have suffered a heart attack or developed heart failure.
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