Robert A. Kloner

CSO & Scientific Director of Cardiovascular Research

Dr. Kloner has spent more than 40 years running nationally and internationally known cardiovascular research programs – in some cases building them from the ground up – creating centers recognized for scientific excellence and innovation. In addition to his many roles at HMRI, he also serves as a Professor of Medicine (Clinical Scholar) at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. Bob has made major contributions to science, including the pathophysiology of heart attack; treatments for heart attack; triggers of cardiovascular events; studies on high blood pressure and heart failure; the effect of toxins like alcohol, cocaine, e-cigarette use, and pollution on the heart; stem cell therapy for the heart; and the intersection between sexual dysfunction and cardiovascular disease. A frequent contributor to the medical and scientific press, Bob has authored or co-authored over 750 original papers in peer-reviewed journals, 221 chapters or monographs, and 538 abstracts (as of 2021).

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  • CSO & Scientific Director of Cardiovascular Research

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