INTERNAL MEDICINE RESEARCH

Anand Rohatgi Lab

Harry S. Moss Heart Center

We focus on the role of reverse cholesterol transport in atheroprotection.

Dr. Rohatgi’s research interests include heart-disease risk prediction, high-density lipoproteins (HDL, or “good cholesterol”), inflammation, and atherosclerosis. He also teaches cardiology trainees, internal medicine residents, and medical students.

Meet the PI

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Anand Rohatgi, M.D.

Anand Rohatgi grew up in Kenner, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans (N’ Awlins). He graduated from Jesuit High School (Go Blue Jays!) and was then admitted to Duke University (go Blue Devils!), where he obtained his bachelor's degree in biology in 1997, followed by his medical degree in 2002. He completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Pennsylvania and obtained advanced training through a cardiology fellowship program at UT Southwestern. He did a research year in epidemiology under James de Lemos, M.D., and then joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2008.