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Natalia Trayanova

Natalia Trayanova

Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Center for Cardiovascular Bioinformatics and Modeling

3400 N. Charles Street
Hackerman Hall, Room 216
Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone: (410) 516-4375
Fax: (410) 516-5294
E-mail: ntrayanova | at |

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Research Interests:

The mission of Dr. Trayanova's Computational Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory is to conduct research, by developing cutting-edge computational tools and simulation-experiment approaches, to advance the understanding of the fundamental mechanisms that underly rhythm disorders in the heart and to uncover better strategies for prevention and treatment of these disorders.


Chang K. C., J. D. Bayer and N. A. Trayanova (2014). "Disrupted Calcium Release as a Mechanism for Atrial Alternans Associated with Human Atrial Fibrillation." PLoS Comput Biol, 10(12): e1004011.

Trayanova N. A. (2014). "Mathematical approaches to understanding and imaging atrial fibrillation: significance for mechanisms and management." Circ Res, 114(9): 1516-31.

Boyle P.M., T.V. Karathanos and N.A. Trayanova (2014). "“Beauty is a light in the heart”: The transformative potential of optogenetics for clinical applications in cardiovascular medicine ." Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, (ePub ahead of print).

Boyle P. M., E. Entcheva and N. A. Trayanova (2014). "See the light: can optogenetics restore healthy heartbeats? And, if it can, is it really worth the effort?." Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther, 12(1): 17-20.

Wright P. T., V. O. Nikolaev, T. O'Hara, I. Diakonov, A. Bhargava, S. Tokar, S. Schobesberger, A. I. Shevchuk, M. B. Sikkel, R. Wilkinson, N. A. Trayanova, A. R. Lyon, S. E. Harding and J. Gorelik (2014). "Caveolin-3 regulates compartmentation of cardiomyocyte beta2-adrenergic receptor-mediated cAMP signaling." J Mol Cell Cardiol, 67: 38-48.

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