Howard Rockman, MD, received his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and his medical degree from McGill University. He did his medical residency at Montreal General Hospital and a Cardiology Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. He was then an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego, before moving to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and finally to Duke University where he is now a Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, and Molecular Genetics as well as an Edward S. Orgain Professor of Cardiology. Dr. Rockman is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight and is the Director of Duke Cardiovascular Research Center. His research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure.