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Dr. Eric Devaney

  • “Eric Dr. Eric Devaney is a pediatric cardiac surgeon and researcher at the University of California, San Diego. 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, where he remained on staff until his relocation to San Diego.
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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.


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. Providing heart transplantation for San Diego has long been a goal for Rady Chidren's Hospital which is one of the nations top centers for children with congenital heart disease. More information

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