Alan S. Maisel, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Coronary Care Unit and Heart Failure Program, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System
Does both basic science as well as clinical studies. Basic studies include interaction of sympathetic and immune nervous system, as well as role of stress on monocyte adhesion to coronary cells. In the clinical arena he avidly studies cardiac markers in coronary ischemia and carries out many studies on congestive heart failure, lately with brain natriuretic peptide.