Enkhsaikhan Purevjav, MD, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-2576

Fax: 513-636-5958


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Cardiac disease; genetic abnormalities; cardiac mechanosensing; cardiomyopathy


Enkhsaikhan Purejav's, MD, PhD is focused on screening the potential genes responsible for inherited and acquired cardiac diseases and performing functional studies of mutations in these genes by creating in vitro and in vivo models. In addition, she investigates the effects of factors such as viral infections, drugs including ACE inhibitors and beta-blockers, and mechanical stress (cyclic mechanical stretch, acute and chronic exercise) on cardiac function in these models.

Education and Training

MD: Leningrad Pediatric Medical Institute, Russia, 1989

Residency: Saint’s Petersburg Pediatric Medical Academy, Russia

Certification: Pediatric Cardiology, 1994

PhD: Shimane Medical University, Japan, 2003


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