Dr. Adler's clinical interests are in the care of patients with advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation. He has a strong interest in the appropriate use of palliation in heart failure, and has written numerous review articles on the topic. He is also an investigator for numerous clinical trials for all stages of heart failure. Additionally, he has performed research specifically on the use of stem cells for the treatment of heart failure. His research, which is ongoing, resulted in publications in top journals and is supported by numerous funding agencies including the National Institute of Health and the American College of Cardiology.