Dr. Pagani’s research interests span translational sciences and health services research across cardiac surgery, with a particular focus within his area of clinical specialty – advanced surgical therapies for the treatment of end-stage heart failure. He has significant expertise in translational and clinical trial investigations of mechanical circulatory support devices and stem cell therapies for the treatment of advanced heart failure. His current research includes a nationwide study of outcomes among patients receiving durable mechanical circulatory support for treatment of advanced chronic heart failure in the U.S., including determinants of hospital-acquired infections, and an examination of variations in quality, safety, and equity in the dissemination and utilization of long-term durable mechanical circulatory support devices.
- M.D., Georgetown University
- Ph.D., Pharmacology, Georgetown University
- B.S., Pharmaceutical Studies, Rutgers University