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Dr. Kurrelmeyer began her research activities while still a cardiology fellow at the Baylor College of Medicine where she won the Best Basic Research Award in 1998. That same year, she was also the recipient of the American Heart Association Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award in Cardiovascular Science. Dr. Kurrelmeyer stayed at Baylor after completing her fellowship, and was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Medicine there in 2000. She joined the Physician´s Organization at Methodist in 2005, and received her faculty appointment at the Weill Medical School the following year.

Research interests

Dr. Kurrelmeyer´s research centers on the role of inflammatory cytokines on disease progression in heart failure. She also conducts investigations into new treatments for diastolic heart failure and aortic regurgitation.

Education/Academic qualification

Cardiology, Clinical Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine

Jul 1 1996Jun 30 2000

Award Date: Jul 1 2000

Internal Medicine, Residency, Washington University Medical Center

Jul 1 1993Jun 30 1996

Award Date: Jun 1 1996

MD, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Sep 1 1989Jun 1 1993

Award Date: Jun 1 1993

Research Area Keywords

  • Heart & Vascular
  • Imaging & Radiology

Free-text keywords

  • Heart failure
  • Diastolic heart failure
  • Cytokines
  • Inflammation
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation


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