Emma Birks, MBBS, PhD, BSc, FRCP

Dr. Birks began her work in Ventricular Assist Devices in 1996 when she accepted a research position with the VAD program at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital in London. In her current role with UofL and Jewish Hospital, Dr. Birks continues to focus her research on transplantation, ventricular assist devices, mechanical circulatory support, heart failure, myocardial deterioration and the molecular and cellular mechanisms of myocardial recovery.