John Konhilas, PhD

Acting Program Director
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
Member of the Graduate Faculty
Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP
Research Interests: 

The Konhilas laboratory focuses on sex differences in human cardiac disease resulting from hypertension, myocardial infarction and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). His group exploits innovative, translationally relevant, methods to study menopausal hypersensitivity to cardiac disease utilizing molecular, cellular, and physiological tools. Recent work has resulted in an on-going human subjects trial.