Muralidhar Padala, Ph.D.
Dr. Padala is an assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Emory University. He holds a secondary appointment in biomedical engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering and is a faculty member of the Parker H. Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience.
His primary interest is at the interface of engineering, biology and cardiac surgery, with a focus on developing new technologies for heart disease.
2012 Research Fellowship, Imperial College London, UK
2010 Ph.D in Bioengineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
2008 M.S in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
2004 B. S in Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, India.
Emory Department of Surgery Faculty Profile
Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Faculty Profile
2015 - William W. Parmley Prize from the American College of Cardiology
2014 - American Heart Association National Scientist Development Grant
2011 - Fondation Leducq Career Development Award
2008 - Gandy Diaz teaching fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology
2008 - American Heart Association Pre-doctoral fellowship
Technology Innovation Honors
2014 - IN3 Dublin, MedTechIdol, Top 10 finalist
2011 - Emory University Innovation of the year
2011 - Winner, South East Bio Medical Device Plan competition
2009 - Ventura medical device technology competition
2016 : Ad hoc member, CICS study section, NLHBI, National Inst of Health
2015 -present : Young leadership committee, CVSA Council, American Heart Association
2015- present : American Heart Association Surgery Basic Science Study Section
2014- 2015 : American Heart Association Clinical Bioengineering Study Section
2014 - present: Emory University IRB B1 committee
2014 - present: Editorial Board, Heart Research
2014 - present: Editorial Board, Surgical Research
2012 - present: US-Israel Bi-national Scientific Grant Review Committee
2010-2011 : USFDA Internal research program reviewer