Zoltan P. Arany MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Zoltan "Zolt" Arany, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Metabolism Program at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Arany’s laboratory focuses on the mechanisms that underlie metabolic pathophysiology in the cardiovascular system. He focuses on linking investigations of cardiac and vascular physiology in model organisms to clinical data and observations, and takes a multidisciplinary approach, spanning from molecular biology and numerous -omic approaches to model organisms and human clinical studies. Recent focus in Dr. Arany’s laboratory has included the role of the vasculature in the development of diabetes, and of maternal cardiac disease during and after pregnancy. Dr. Arany is also an active clinical cardiologist, teacher, and mentor. He is a recipient of several awards including the American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, the Hal Dvorak Young Investigator Award in Translational Research, and the Inaugural Yale Calabresi Prize. He is elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigators and the Association of American Physicians. Dr. Arany has published more than 120 research papers in prominent journals, and has also received a number of teaching and mentoring awards.