Sudar Rajagopal MD, PhD

Duke University School of Medicine

Sudar Rajagopal, MD, PhD, received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Chicago. He continued at the University of Chicago for his medical degree and his doctorate in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is an Assistant Professor in Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center, and is Co-Director of Duke Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center. He was named a Mandel Foundation Scholar by the Duke Cardiovascular Research Center and received the Jeremiah Stamler Distinguished Young Investigator Research Award from the Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigator Forum. His research focuses on the role of G protein-coupled receptor signaling in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), with the goal of understanding how these receptors contribute to the pathophysiology and development of PAH.