Jeffrey S. Borer
Professor of Medicine
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Jeffrey S. Borer, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, Radiology, Surgery and Public Health at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he formerly served as Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and where he directs two research institutes. While Senior Fullbright Hays Scholar at Guy’s Hospital (London), he completed the first clinical demonstration of nitroglycerin’s utility in acute MI. Returning to NIH, he developed stress radionuclide cineangiography, introducing non-invasive assessment of cardiac function with exercise. He then returned to Cornell for 30 years as Harriman Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Pathophysiology. His current research focuses on valve diseases and effects of heart rate modification. He has been a USFDA Advisor for 41 years, chaired multiple Advisory Committees, has served several national professional societies, has published more than 500 scientific papers and 8 books, edits the journal, Cardiology, and has received several awards/ recognitions.
Cardiovascular Medicine, Valve Diseases and Effects of Heart Rate Modification