John F. LaDisa, Jr., Ph.D.

John F. LaDisa, Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Director, CV T.E.C. Lab

Director, Marquette University Visualization Lab

Office: Engineering Hall, 311

Research interests

Professional preparation

Postdoctoral Scholar, 2004-06, Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University
Ph.D., 2004, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
M.S., 2001, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
B.S., 2000, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University

Selected recent publications

David C. Wendell, Margaret M. Samyn, Joseph R. Cava, Laura M. Ellwein, Mary M. Krolikowski, Kimberly L. Gandy, Andrew N. Pelech, Shawn C. Shadden, John F. LaDisa, Jr. Including aortic valve morphology in computational fluid dynamics simulations: initial findings and application to aortic coarctation. Med Eng Phys. 2013 Jun; 35(6):723-35.

Arjun Menon, Thomas J. Eddinger, Hongfeng Wang, David C. Wendell, Jeffrey M. Toth, John F. LaDisa, Jr. Altered hemodynamics, endothelial function and protein expression occur with aortic coarctation and persist following repair. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Dec; 303(11):H1304-18.

Timothy J. Gundert, Alison L. Marsden, Weiguang Yang, David S. Marks, John F. LaDisa, Jr. Identification of hemodynamically optimal coronary stent designs based on vessel diameter. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2012 July; 59(7):1992-2002.

John F. LaDisa, Jr.*, C. Alberto Figueroa*, Irene E. Vignon-Clementel,  Hyun Jin Kim, Nan Xiao, Laura M. Ellwein, Frandics P. Chan, Jeffrey A. Feinstein, Charles A. Taylor. Computational simulations for aortic coarctation: representative results from a sampling of patients. J. Biomech. Eng. 2011 Sep; 133(9):091008. doi:10.1115/1.4004996. * = authors contributed equally

Laura M. Ellwein, Hiro Otake, Timothy J. Gundert, Bon-Kwon Koo, Toshiro Shinke, Yasuhiro Honda, Junya Shite, John F. LaDisa, Jr. Optical coherence tomography for patient-specific 3D artery reconstruction and evaluation of wall shear stress in a left circumflex coronary artery. Cardiovasc Eng Tech. 2011 Sept; 2(3): 212-7.

Current Grants

LaDisa, John F (Principal), Hughey, Josh (Other), Ellwein, Laura M (Supporting), "Optical coherence and computed tomography for evaluation of wall shear stress and thrombus potential in coronary arteries after stenting," Sponsored by Kobe University School of Medicine. (August 27, 2012 - August 26, 2014).



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