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Dr. Eric Devaney

  • “Eric Dr. Eric Devaney is a pediatric cardiac surgeon and researcher at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and underwent training in general surgery at UCSF followed by cardiothoracic and pediatric cardiac surgery fellowships at the University of Michigan.
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About the lab

The Devaney lab maintains an active bench-to-bedside research program which includes both basic science and clinical research. At the bench, the lab is focused on the genetic modification of muscle motor proteins in normal and failing hearts. Additionally, the lab is engineering autologous tissue for the treatment of congenital heart disease. At the clinic, Dr. Eric Devaney's research involves the applications of ventricular assist devices in pediatric heart failure as well as clinical outcomes in pediatric heart surgery.


The Congenital Heart Collaborative: A Partnership Between Two Centers of Academic Excellence

January 2017 Dr. Devaney is part of the Congenital Heart Collaborative leadership team. The Congenital Heart Collaborative is a partnership between University Hospitals Rainbow & Children's Hospital in Cleveland, OH and Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH. Congenital Heart Collaborative Press Release

First pediatric cardiac transplant at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego

January 2015 - Dr. Devaney performed Rady Children's Hospital's first pediatric cardiac transplant. Dr. Devaney left Rady's Childrens Hospital to become Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital within The Congenital Heart Collaborative in August 2016. Heart Transplant Press Release

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