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Jagat Narula

Professor VI
School of Medicine

Division of Cardiology, Medicine
School of Medicine

Ph.D., 1994, Cardiovascular Immunology

M.D., SMS Medical College, India, 1983

D.M.- Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1986

Fellowship, Nuclear Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1995

Fellowship, Heart Failure & Transplantation, Massachsuetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1996

Phone: (714) 456-6699
Fax: 714-456-8895

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive
Mail Code: 4080
Orange, CA 92868

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Apoptosis in heart failure, Plaque Vulnerability, Molecular Imaging
2010 Most Distinguished Physician Award, American Association of Physicians of Indian (AAPI) Annual Convention 2010, Washington DC

2010 Most Distinguished Honoree, Rajasthan Association of North America (RANA) Tri-Annual Convention 2010,Long Island, NY

2010 Distinguished Honoree, Bangla Desh Medical Association of North America (BMANA) Annula Convention 2010, Las Vegas, NV

2010 Sujoy B. Roy Oration Award & Distinguished Visiting Professor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

2010 Tajik-Seward Award for the Distinguished Cardiologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

2009 Advisory Board; Institute of Medicine [IOM], National Academies of Sciences, USA,Global Promotion of Cardiovascular Health

2009 Rameshwar Sharma Gold Medal,National Academies of Medical Sciences, India, Medical University of Rajasthan, Jaipur

2009 R.D. Lele Distinguished Physician Award, Association of Clinical Nuclear Medicine Physicians, India, Bangalore,

2009 Vikram Sarabhai Oration Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine of India, Jaipur

2009 Einthoven Medal for contribution to Cardiovascular Imaging Leiden, the Netherlands 2008 Honor of the City of Maastricht, the Netherlands Presented by the Mayor of the City of Maastricht, for contributions to the Heart Health of the City

2008 Shekh Abdullah Memorial Oration 2008, SMS Medical College Jaipur, India 2008 JN Berry Memorial Oration 2008, Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 2008 Distinguished Physician Award, Rajasthan Medical Alumni Association, Pittsburgh

2007 - 2012 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Cardiovascular Imaging 2007 Physician of the Year Award, Indian Medical Association of California, Anaheim

2007 Premlata Seth Memorial Oration Award, Cardiology Society of India, Delhi

2007 - 2009 President, American Heart Association,Orange County, California

2007 Faculty of the Year Award, Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine

2007 ARISE Award for Academic Excellence, University of California, Irvine

2007 UC Irvine Living Our Values Honor Roll

2006 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh [Honoris Causa]

2005 - 2008 American Heart Association, National Leadership Council

2004 - 2007 Editor-in-Chief, Heart Failure Clinics of North America

2003 - 2007 Associate Editor Journal of American College of Cardiology

Books and Monographs:

1. Monoclonal Antibodies in Cardiovascular Diseases. Eds. Ban-An Khaw, Jagat Narula, H. William Strauss. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, 1994.
2. Rheumatic Fever. Eds. Jagat Narula, R. Virmani, KS Reddy, R Tandon. American Registry of Pathology Publications, Washington, DC, 1999.
3. Heart Failure: Pathogenesis and Management. Eds. Jagat Narula, Renu Virmani, Stephen Westaby, O. Howard Frazier, James T. Willerson. Martin Dunitz, Oxford, UK, 2001.
4. Cardiac Allograft Rejection. Eds. William Dec, Jagat Narula, Manel Ballester, Ignasi Carrió. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston 2001.
5. Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology. Volume Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula. Series Ed. Eugene Braunwald, Current Medicine, 2003.
6. Atlas of Electrophysiology in Heart Failure. Volume Eds. K Shivkumar, James Weiss, Gregg Fonarow, Jagat Narula. Series Ed. Eugene Braunwald, Current Medicine, 2005.
7. Essentials of Heart Disease. Consulting Eds. Baughman, Beller, Califf, Colucci, Dilsizian, Freedom, Goldhaber, Hollenberg, Holmes, Lee, Mathew, Narula, Rahimtoola, Scheinman, Wilson. Ed. Eugene Braunwald, Current Medicine, 2005.
8. Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology. Second Edition. Volume Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula. Series Ed. Eugene Braunwald, Current Medicine, 2005.
9. Excerpts from the Braunwald’s Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology: Myocardial Function Assessment by Nuclear techniques. Volume 1 of 4. Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula. Current Medicine, 2007.
10. Excerpts from the Braunwald’s Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology: The Role of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Special Populations. Volume 2 of 4. Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula. Current Medicine, 2007.
11. Excerpts from the Braunwald’s Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology: Nuclear Investigation in Heart Failure and Myocardial Viability. Volume 3 of 4. Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula. Current Medicine, 2007.
12. Excerpts from the Braunwald’s Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology: Neuronal Dysfunction. Volume 4 of 4. Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula. Current Medicine, 2007.
13. The Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque. Eds. Renu Virmani, Jagat Narula, Martin B. Leon, James T. Willerson. Blackwell-Futura, Boston, 2006.
14. Atlas of Cardiovascular CT. Volume Eds. Matthew Budoff, Stephan Achenbach, Jagat Narula. Series Ed. Eugene Braunwald, Current Medicine, 2007.
15. Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology. Third Edition. Volume Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula. Series Ed. Eugene Braunwald, Current Medicine, 2009.
16. Revisiting Cardiac Anatomy in the post-Netter CT Era. Eds. F. Saremi, S. Achenbach, E. Arbustini, Jagat Narula. John Wiley & Sons, Oxford UK; 2010.
17. An Atlas of Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaques. Eds., E. Arbustini, Jagat Narula, Renu Virmani, Patrick Serruys, Prediman K. Shah. Informa, Oxford UK; 2011 (in preparation).
18. Before and After Heart Transplant. Eds. Penny Parker, Jeffrey Hosenpud, Mandeep Mehra, Jagat Narula,. 2011 (in press).
19. Friedberg’s Diseases of the Heart. Fourth Edition. Eds. Jagat Narula, Anthony N. DeMaria. Cardiotext, Minneapolis, 2011 (in preparation).

Special Issues of Journals:

20. Apoptosis: Apoptosis for Clinicians.
Ed. Jagat Narula, S. Kharbanda. March 2001.
21. Cardiology Clinics: Apoptosis in Cardiovascular Diseases.
Eds. Jagat Narula, Viswa Dixit, Leslie Miller. Feb. 2001.
22. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (Supplement): Noninvasive Imaging of Heart Failure.
Editors, Jagat Narula, Manuel Cerquiera, James Udelson, Sep 2002.
23. Medical Clinics of North America: Newer Treatment Options in Heart Failure.
Eds. Raghaven Baliga, Bertram Pitt, Jagat Narula. Jan 2003.
24. Cardiology Clinics. LV Assist Devices and artificial heart.
Eds. Louis E. Samuels, Jagat Narula. Mar 2003.
25. Surgical Clinics of North America: Surgical Options in Heart Failure.
Eds. Stephen Westaby, Jagat Narula. Jan 2004.
26. Medical Clinics of North America: Primary Prevention of Heart Failure.
Eds. Jagat Narula, Clyde Yancy, James Young. May 2004.
27. World Health Organization Technical Report Series: Rheumatic Fever.
Edward L. Kaplan, Jagat Narula, Salah Zaher. Geneva 2004.
28. Scarabelli TM, Knight R, Stephanou A, Townsend P, Chen-Scarabelli C, Lawrence K, Gottlieb R, Latchman D, Narula J. Clinical implications of apoptosis in ischemic myocardium. Curr Probl Cardio. 2006;31:181-264.
29. Journal of American College of Cardiology (Supplement). Imaging Vulnerable Plaque; April 18, 2006; Vol. 47, No. 8. Eds. Jagat Narula, James T. Willerson.
30. Current Opinions in Biotechnology. Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging. Eds. Joseph Wu, Jagat Narula. Mar. 2007.
31. Cardiology Clinics. Heart Failure 2008; Volume-I. Eds. James B. Young, Jagat Narula. Nov. 2007.
32. Cardiology Clinics. Heart Failure 2008; Volume-II. Eds. James B. Young, Jagat Narula. Jan. 2008.
33. Heart Failure Reviews. Apoptosis in Heart Failure. Eds. Jagat Narula, Richard N. Kitsis. May 2008.
34. Heart Failure Clinics. Function Follows Form. Volume Eds. Jagat Narula. Elsevier, Jul 2008.
35. Nature CV Medicine; Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging for Clinicians, Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Zahi Fayad, Valentin Fuster & Jagat Narula. Aug 2008.
36. Journal of American College of Cardiology- Cardiovascular Imaging (Supplement). Images Through the Journey of a Heart Failure Patient; 2011 (in preparation) Eds. Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula.
37. Opinions in Cardiology. Risk Factors of CAD: Decide for Yourself, 2011 (in preparation). Eds. Jagat Narula, Robert Roberts.

Original Manuscripts:

1. Isobe M, Narula J, Southern JF, Strauss HW, Khaw BA, Haber E. MHC class-II imaging in rejecting cardiac transplants. Circulation 1992;85:738-746.
2. Narula J, Chopra P, Talwar KK, Vasan RS, Reddy KS, Tandon R, Bhatia ML, Southern JF. Endomyocardial biopsies in acute rheumatic fever. Circulation 1993;88:2198-2205.
3. Narula J, Khaw BA, Dec GW, Palacios IF, Southern JF, Fallon JT, Strauss HW, Haber E, Yasuda T. Recognition of myocarditis masquerading as acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med 1993;328:100-4.
4. Khaw BA, Narula J. Antibody imaging in the evaluation of cardiovascular diseases. J Nucl Cardiol 1994;1:456-475.
5. Vijaykumar M, Narula J, Reddy KS, Kaplan EL. Incidence of rheumatic fever and prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in India. Int J Cardiol 1994;43:221-228.
6. Narula J, Nicol PD, Pieri PL, Southern JF, O'Donnell SM, Guererro JL, Nossiff ND, Newell JB, Strauss HW, Khaw BA. Evaluation of myocardial infarct size before and after reperfusion by dual imaging with radiolabeled antimyosin antibody. J Nucl Med 1994;35:1076-1085.
7. Sharaf AR, Narula J, Nicol PD, Southern JF, Khaw BA. Sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase as an antigen in autoimmune myocarditis. Circulation 1994;89:1217-1228.
8. Khaw BA, Torchilin VP, Vural I and Narula J. Plug, Seal, Preserve: Repair of hypoxic sarcolemmal lesions with antimyosin immunoliposomes. Nature Medicine 1995;1:1195-1198.
9. Narula J, Petrov A, Bianchi C, Ditlow C, Dilley J, Pieslak I, Chen FW, Torchilin VP, Khaw BA. Noninvasive localization of experimental atherosclerotic lesions with mouse/human chimeric antibody Z2D3 specific for proliferating smooth muscle cell in human atheroma: imaging with conventional antibody and image enhancement with negative charge-modified antibody. Circulation 1995;92:474-484.
10. Narula J, Torchillin VP, Petrov A, Khaw S, Trubetskoy VS, O’Donnell SM, Nossiff ND, Khaw BA. In vivo targeting of acute myocardial infarction with negative-charge, polymer-modified antimyosin antibodies: use of different cross linkers. J Nucl Cardiol 1995;2:26-34.
11. Narula J, Southern JF, Dec GW, Palacios IF, Fallon JT, Strauss HW, Khaw BA, Yasuda T. Antimyosin uptake and myofibrillarlysis in dilated cardiomyopathy. J Nucl Cardiol, 1995;2:470-477. (Best Clincal Nuclear Cardiology Paper Award 1995).
12. Khaw BA, Carrio I, Pieri P, Narula J. Radionuclide imaging of the synthetic smooth muscle cell phenotype in experimental atherosclerotic lesions. Trend Cardiovasc Dis 1996;6:226-232.
13. Khaw BA, Narula J, Sharaff AR, Nicol PD, Southern JF, Carles M. SR-Ca ATPase as an autoimmunogen in experimental myocarditis. Eur Heart J 1996;16:92-96.
14. Khaw BA, Narula J. A noninvasive detection of myocyte necrosis in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy with radiolabeled antimyosin. Eur Heart J 1996;16:119-123.
15. Torchilin VP, Narula J, Khaw BA. Long-circulating liposomes for targeted delivery to the necrotic myocardium. Biochem Biophys Acta 1996;1279:75-83.
16. Narula J, Khaw BA, Dec GW, Newell JB, Palacios IF, Southern JF, Fallon JT, Strauss HW, Haber E, Yasuda T. Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy of antimyosin scintigraphy for the detection of myocarditis. J Nucl Cardiol 1996;3:471-481.
17. Narula J, Petrov A, O’Donnell SM, Ditlow C, Pieslak I, Dilley J, Chen FW, Khaw BA. Gamma imaging of atherosclerotic lesions: the role of antibody affinity in the in vivo target localization. J Nucl Cardiol 1996;3:231-241. (Best Basic Science Nuclear Cardiology Paper Award 1996).
18. Vasan RS, Shrivastava S, Vijaykumar M, Lister BC, Narula J. Echocardiography in rheumatic fever and rheumatic carditis. Circulation 1996;94:73-84.
19. Narula J, Haider N, Virmani R, DiSalvo T, Hajjar RJ, Kolodgie F, Schmidt U, Semigran MJ, Dec GW, Khaw BA. Apoptosis in cardiomyocytes in end-stage heart failure. N Engl J Med 1996;335:1182-1189.
20. Narula J, DiSalvo TD, Williams W, Kaufman J, Dec GW, Semigran MJ. An ‘ACE’ of a test. Circulation 1997;95:2456-2457.
21. Narula J, Petrov A, Lister BC, Pak KY, Khaw BA. Very early noninvasive localization of acute nonreperfused experimental myocardial infarction with Tc-99m glucarate. Circulation 1997;95:479-486.
22. Khaw BA, Petrov A, Pak KY, Narula J. In vitro and in vivo evidence for the affinity of 99mTc-glucaric acid to the necrotic myocardium in canine experimental myocardial infarcts. J Nucl Cardiol 1997;283-290.
23. Narula J, Petrov A, Ditlow C, Pak KY, Chen FW, Khaw BA. Maximizing radiotracer delivery for scintigraphic localization of experimental atherosclerotic lesions with high-dose negative-charge-modified Z2D3 antibody. J Nucl Cardiol 1997;4:226-233.
24. Mariani G, Villa PF, Rosentin C, Spallarossa, Calcogno G, Bezante GP, Narula J, Khaw BA, Strauss HW. Scintigraphy with Tc-99m-glucaric acid in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Q J Nucl Med 1997;41:160-165.
25. Dec GW, Narula J. Antimyosin scintigraphy for noninvasive diagnosis of myocyte necrosis associated with myocarditis. Q J Nucl Med 1997;41:128-139.
26. Khaw BA, Narula J, Carrio I, Pieri P. Gamma imaging of atherosclerotic lesions. Q J Nucl Med 1997;41:166-70.
27. Narula N, DiSalvo TD, Virmani R, Khaw BA, Narula J. Apoptosis in cardiovascular diseases. Q J Nucl Med 1997;41:96-100.
28. Kolodgie FD, Farb A, Litovsky SH, Narula J, Jeffers LA, Lee SJ, Virmani R. Myocardial protection of contractile function after global ischemia by physiological estrogen replacement in the ovariectomized rats. J Mol Cell Cardiol 1997;29:2403-2414.
29. Narula J, Petrov A, Ditlow C, Pak KY, Chen FW, Khaw BA. Technetium-99m based imaging of experimental atherosclerotic lesions by selective localization of proliferating smooth muscle cells of atheroma. Chest 1997;111:1684-1690.
30. Narula J, Kharbanda S, Khaw BA. Apoptosis and the Heart. Chest 1997;112:1358-1362.
31. Narula J, Bennett LE, DiSalvo TG, Hosenpud JD, Semigran MJ, Dec GW. Outcome in combined heart-kidney transplantation: multi-organ, same-donor transplantation study of ISHLT/UNOS registry. Transplantation 1997;63:861-867.
32. Martí V, Ballester M, Rigla M, Bernà L, Pons-Lladó G, Carrió I, Carreras F, Obrador D, Narula J, Webb SM. Myocardial damage does not occur in untreated hyperthyroidism unless associated with congestive heart failure. Am Heart J 1997;134:1133-1137.
33. Marti V, Ballester, Marrugat, Auge JM, Padro JM, Narula J, Caralps JM. Assessment of the appropriateness of the decision of heart transplantation in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol 1997;80:746-750.
34. Kushwaha S, Narula J, Narula N, Zervos G, Semigran MJ, Dec GW, Gewirtz H. Natural history of 13NH3-PET changes in coronary blood flow in cardiac allograft recipients. Am J Cardiol 1998;82:1377-1381.
35. Narula J, Hajjar RJ, Dec GW. Apoptosis in heart failure. Cardiology Clinics 1998;16:691-710.
36. Arbustini E, Fasani R, Morbini P, Diegoli M, Grasso M, Bello BD, Marangoni E, Banfi P, Banchieri N, Bellini O, Comi G, Narula J, et al. Coexistence of mitochondrial DNA and beta myosin heavy chain mutations in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with late congestive heart failure. Br Heart J 1998;80:548-58.
37. Iyer RR, Haider N, Schelbert H, Narula J. Molecular biology for a nuclear cardiologist: terminology, concepts and processes. J Nucl Cardiol 1998;5:184-194.
38. Haider N, Iyer RR, Narula J. Molecular biology for a nuclear cardiologist: tools, techniques and procedures. J Nucl Cardiol 1998;5:343-354.
39. Narula N, Haider N, Narula J. Cellular biology for a nuclear cardiologist. J Nucl Cardiol 1998;5:426-437.
40. Carrio I, Pieri P, Narula J, et al. Noninvasive localization of human atherosclerotic lesions with indium-111-labeled monoclonal Z2D3 antibody specific for proliferating smooth muscle cells. J Nucl Cardiol 1998;5:551-557.

41. Arbustini E, Diegoli M, Fasani R, Grasso M, Morbini P, Banchieri N, Bellini O, Dal Bello B, Pilotto A, Magrini G, Campana C, Fortina P, Gavazzi A, Narula J. Mitochondrial DNA mutations and mitochondrial abnormalities in dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Pathol 1998;153:1501-10.
42. Ballester M, Bordes R, Tazelaar HD, Carrió I, Marrugat J, Narula J, Billingham ME. An evaluation of biopsy classification for rejection: relationship to the detection of myocardial damage by monoclonal antimyosin antibody imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol 1998;31:1357-1361.
43. Lamich R, Ballester M, Brossa V, Aymat R, Martí V, Carrió I, Bernà L, Puig M, Campreciós M, Estorch M, Flotats A, Bordes R, Garcia J, Augè JM, Padró JM, Caralps JM, Narula J. Efficacy of augmented immunosuppressive therapy for early vasculopathy in heart transplantation. J Am Coll Cardiol 1998;32:413-419.
44. Elmaleh DR, Narula J, Babich JW, Petrov A, Fischman AJ, Khaw BA, Rapaport E, Zamecnik PC. Rapid noninvasive detection of experimental atherosclerotic lesions with novel 99mTc-labeled diadenosine tetraphosphates. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1998;95: 691-695.
45. Narula J, Pandey P, Arbustini E, Haider N, Narula N, Kolodgie FD, Dal Bello B, Semigran MJ, Bielsa-Masdeu A, Dec GW, Israels S, Ballester M, Virmani R, Saxena S, Kharbanda S Apoptosis in heart failure: release of cytochrome c from mitochondria and activation of caspase-3 in human cardiomyopathy. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1999;96:8144-9.
46. Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Guillo P, Virmani R. Apoptosis and atherosclerosis. Apoptosis 1999;4:5-10.
47. Narula J, Chandrashekhar Y, Dec GW. Apoptosis in heart failure: a tale of heightened expectations, unfulfilled promises, and broken hearts… Apoptosis 1999;3:309-315.
48. Dewanjee MK, Haider N, Narula J. Imaging with radiolabeled antisense oligonucleotides for the detection of intracellular messenger RNA and cardiovascular disease. J Nucl Cardiol 1999;6:345-56.
49. Blankenberg F, Strauss HW, Narula J. In vivo detection of apoptotic cell death: a necessary measurement for evaluating therapy for myocarditis, ischemia and failure. J Nucl Cardiol 1999;6:531-9.
50. Schelbert HR, Narula J. Molecular probes in the future of nuclear imaging. J Nucl Cardiol 1999;6:130-7.
51. Khaw BA, Petrov A, Narula J. Complementary roles of antibody affinity and specificity for in vivo diagnostic cardiovascular targeting: how specific is antimyosin for irreversible myocardial damage? J Nucl Cardiol 1999;6:316-23.
52. Le Rest C, Couturier O, Turzo A, Guillo P, Bizais Y, Etienne Y, Blanc JJ, Narula J. Use of left ventricular pacing in heart failure: evaluation by gated blood pool imaging. J Nucl Cardiol 1999;6:651-6.
53. Estorch M, Camprecios M, Flotats A, Mari C, Berna L, Catafau AM, Ballester M, Narula J, Carrio I. Sympathetic reinnervation of cardiac allografts evaluated by 123I-MIBG imaging. J Nucl Med 1999;40:911-6.
54. Cohen Y, Acio E, Heo J, Hughes E, Narula J, Iskandrian AE. Comparison of the prognostic value of qualitative versus quantitative stress tomographic perfusion imaging. Am J Cardiol 1999;83:945-8.
55. Mishra JP, Acio ER, Heo J, Narula J, Iskandrian AE. Impact of stress SPECT perfusion imaging on downstream resource utilization. Am J Cardiol 1999;83:1401-3.

56. Amanullah AM, Heo J, Acio E, Narula J, Iskandrian AE. Predictors of outcome of medically treated patients with left main/three-vessel coronary artery disease by coronary angiography. Am J Cardiol 1999;83:445-8.
57. Narula J, Malhotra A, Yasuda T, Talwar KK, Reddy KS, Chopra P, SouthernJF, Tandon R, Bhatia ML, Khaw BA, Strauss HW. Antimyosin Antibody Imaging for the Detection of Active Rheumatic Myocarditis. Am J Cardiol 1999;84:946-950.
58. Narula J, Chandrashekhar Y, Rahimtoola SH. Diagnosis of active rheumatic carditis: the echoes of change. Circulation 1999;100:1576-1581.
59. Kabous NG, Narula J. Radionuclide targeting of unstable atherosclerotic lesions. Q J Nucl Med 2000;44:67-72.
60. Narula J, Strauss HW. Exploiting molecular biology for the radionuclide imaging of cardiovascular diseases. Q J Nucl Med 2000;44:56-59.
61. Estorch M, Serra-Grima R, Flotats A, Mari C, Berna L, Catafau A, Martin JC, Tembl A, Narula J, Carrio I. Myocardial sympathetic innervation in the athlete's sinus bradycardia: is there selective inferior myocardial wall denervation? J Nucl Cardiol 2000;7:354-358.
62. Puig M, Ballester M, Matias-Guiu X, Bordes R, Carrió I, Aymat MR, Marrugat J, Padró JM, Caralps JM, Narula J. Burden of myocardial damage in cardiac allograft rejection: scintigraphic evidence of myocardial injury and histologic evidence of myocyte necrosis and apoptosis. J Nucl Cardiol 2000;7:132-139.
63. Estorch M, Serra R, Flotats A, Berna L, Catafu A, Martin JC, Tembl A, Narula J, Carrio I. Myocardial sympathetic innervation in the athlete's sinus bradycardia: is there selective inferior myocardial wall denervation? J Nucl Cardiol 2000;7:354-8.
64. Aparici CM, Narula J, Puig M, Comprecios M, Flotats A, Estorch M, Catafu AM, Ballester M, Carrio I. Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy predicts impending cardiac allograft rejection before endomyocardial biopsy. Eur J Nucl Med. 2000;27:1754-9.
65. Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Burke AP, Haider N, Farb A, Liang YH, Smialek J, Virmani R. Localization of apoptotic macrophages at the site of plaque rupture in sudden coronary death. Am J Pathol 2000;157:1259-1268.
66. Kharbanda S, Saxena S, Yoshida K, Pandey P, Kaneki M, Wang Q, Cheng K, Chen YN, Campbell A, Sudha T, Yuan ZM, Narula J, Kufe D. Translocation of SAPK/JNK to mitochondria and interaction with Bcl-x(L) in response to DNA damage. J Biol Chem 2000;275:322-7.
67. Arbustini E, Diegoli M, Morbini P, Dal Bello B, Banchieri N, Pilotto A, Magani F, Grasso M, Narula J, Gavazzi A. Prevalence and characteristics of dystrophin defects in adult male patients with dilated cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000;35:1760-8.
68. Pons-Lladó G, Ballester M, Carrió I, Borrás X, Carreras F, López-Contreras J, Roca-Cusachs A, Narula J. The increasing degrees of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension determine the severity of myocardial damage. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000;36:2198-2203.
69. Narula J, Dawson MS, Singh BK, Amanullah A, Guillo P, Mishra JP, Acio ER, Heo J, Brozena S, Chaudhry FA, Iskandrian AE. Noninvasive characterization of stunned, hibernating, remodeled and non-viable myocardium in ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000;36:1913-1919.
70. Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Farb A, Gold HK, Yuan J, Narula J, Virmani R. The thin-cap fibroatheroma: a type of vulnerable plaque: the major precursor lesion to acute coronary syndromes. Curr Opin Cardiol 2001;16:285-92
71. Brega A, Narula J, Arbustini E. Functional, structural, and genetic mitochondrial abnormalities in myocardial diseases. J Nucl Cardiol 2001;8:89-97.

72. Khaw BA, daSilva J, Vural I, Narula J, Torchilin VP. Intracytoplasmic gene delivery for in vitro transfection with cytoskeleton-specific immunoliposomes. J Control Release 2001;75:199-210.
73. Estorch M, Narula J, Flotats A, Catafu AM, Tembl M, Serra-Grima R, Carrio I. Concordance between rest MIBG and exercise tetrofosmin defects: possible use of rest MIBG imaging as a marker of reversible ischaemia. Eur J Nucl Med 2001;28:614-9.
74. Samuels LE, Thomas MP, Holmes EC, Fitzpatrick J, Wood D, Fyfe B, Narula J, Wechsler AS. Insufficiency of the native aortic valve and left ventricular assist system inflow valve after support with an implantable left ventricular assist system: signs, symptoms, and concerns. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001;122:380-1
75. Torrent-Guasp F, Ballester M, Buckberg GD, Carreras F, Flotats A, Carrio I, Ferreira A, Samuels LE, Narula J. Spatial orientation of the ventricular muscle band: physiologic contribution and surgical implications. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001;122:389-92
76. Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Haider N, Virmani R. Apoptosis in atherosclerosis. Does it contribute to plaque instability? Cardiol Clin 2001;19:127-39.
77. Miller LW, Granville DJ, Narula J, McManus BM. Apoptosis in cardiac transplant rejection. Cardiol Clin 2001;19:141-54.
78. Narula J, Arbustini E, Chandrashekhar Y, Schwaiger M. Apoptosis and the systolic dysfunction in congestive heart failure. Story of apoptosis interruptus and zombie myocytes. Cardiol Clin 2001;19:113-26.
79. Narula J, Acio ER, Narula N, Samuels LE, Fyfe B, Wood D, Fitzpatrick JM, Raghunath PN, Tomaszewski JE, Kelly C, Steinmetz N, Green A, Tait JF, Leppo J, Blankenberg FG, Jain D, Strauss HW. Annexin-V imaging for noninvasive detection of cardiac allograft rejection. Nature Medicine 2001;7:1347-52.
80. Burke AP, Farb A, Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Virmani R.Atherosclerotic plaque morphology and coronary thrombi. J Nucl Cardiol 2002;9:95-103.
81. Flotats A, Ballester M, CarrioI, Farreira A, Torrent-Guasp F, Narula J. Phase analysis of the activation sequence from the first pass and radionuclide ventriculographic study confirm spatial disposition of ventricular myocardial band. J Nucl Cardiol 2002 (in press).
82. Chambers MG, Narula J, Cerqueira MD. The economic burden of heart failure and implantable cardioverter defibrillators: The value of noninvasive imaging of high-risk patients. J Nucl Cardiol 2002;9:71S-80S.
83. Moainie SL, Gorman JH 3rd, Guy TS, Bowen FW 3rd, Jackson BM, Plappert T, Narula N, St John-Sutton MG, Narula J, Edmunds LH Jr, Gorman RC. An ovine model of postinfarction dilated cardiomyopathy. Ann Thorac Surg 2002;74:753-60.
84. Jackson BM, Gorman JH, Moainie SL, Guy TS, Narula N, Narula J, Edmunds HL, Gorman RC. Extension of borderzone myocardium in postinfarction dilated cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002;40:1160-7.
85. Special Writing Group of the Committee of Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease of the Council of CVD in Young. Jones criteria update for the diagnosis of active rheumatic carditis. Circulation 2002;106:2521-3.
86. Communal C, Narula J, Solaro J, Hajjar RJ. Functional consequences of caspase activation in cardiac myocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2002;99:6252-6.
87. Haider N, Narula N, Narula J. Apoptosis in heart failure represents programmed cell survival, not death, of cardiomyocytes and likelihood of reverse remodeling. J Card Fail 2002;8:S512-7.
88. Pitt B, Remme W, Zannad F, Neaton J, Martinez F, Roniker B, Bittman R, Hurley S, Kleiman J, Gatlin M; and Eplerenone Post-Acute Myocardial Infarction Heart Failure Efficacy and Survival Study Investigators. Eplerenone, a selective aldosterone blocker, in patients with left ventricular dysfunction after myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med 2003;348:1309-21.

89. Earl G, Davenport J, Narula J. Furosemide challenge in patients with heart failure and adverse reactions to sulfa-containing diuretics. Ann Intern Med 2003;138:358-9.
90. Garg S, Hofstra L, Reutelingsperger C, Narula J. Apoptosis as a therapeutic target in acutely ischemic myocardium. Curr Opinions in Cardiol 2003:18:372-7.
91. He ZX, Shi RF, Wu YJ, Tian YQ, Liu XJ, Wang SW, Shen R, Qing XW, Gao RL, Narula J, Jain D. Direct Imaging of Exercise Induced Myocardial Ischemia in Coronary Artery Disease. Circulation 2003;108:1208-1213.
92. Chen J, Mehta JL, Haider N, Zhang X, Narula J, Li D. Role of caspases in Ox-LDL-induced apoptotic cascade in human coronary artery endothelial cells. Circ Res 200420;94:370-6.
93. Huang Y, Walker KE, Hanley F, Narula J, Houser SR, Tulenko TN. Cardiac systolic and diastolic dysfunction after a cholesterol-rich diet. Circulation 2004;109:97-102.
94. Kolodgie FD, Petrov A, Virmani R, Narula N, Verjans JW, Weber DK, Hartung D, Steinmetz N, Vanderheyden JL, Vannan MA, Gold HK, Reutelingsperger CP, Hofstra L, Narula J. Targeting of apoptotic macrophages and experimental atheroma with radiolabeled annexin V: a technique with potential for noninvasive imaging of vulnerable plaque. Circulation 2003;108:3134-9.
95. Kolodgie FD, Gold HK, Burke AP, Fowler DR, Kruth HS, Weber DK, Farb A, Guerrero LJ, Hayase M, Kutys R, Narula J, Virmani R. Intraplaque hemorrhage and progression of coronary atheroma. N Engl J Med 2003;349:2316-25.
96. Sheikh I, Kumar D, Liu Z, Kantharia B, MacMillan R, Fyfe BS, Narula J, Vannan M. Novel uses of intracardiac echocardiography with a phased-array imaging catheter. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2003;16:1073-7.
97. Verjans JW, Narula N, Loyd A, Narula J, Vannan MA. Myocardial contrast echocardiography in acute myocardial infarction. Curr Opin Cardiol 2003;18:346-50.
98. He ZX, Shi RF, Wu YJ, Tian YQ, Liu XJ, Wang SW, Shen R, Qin XW, Gao RL, Narula J, Jain D. Direct imaging of exercise-induced myocardial ischemia with fluorine-18-labeled deoxyglucose and Tc-99m-sestamibi in coronary artery disease (II). Circulation 2003;109:167-170.
99. Rajput FS, Gnanasekeram H, Satwani S, Davenport JD, Gracely EJ, Gopalan R, Narula J. Choosing metoprolol or carvedilol in heart failure: a pre-COMET commentary. Am J Cardiol 2003;92:218-21.
100. Villanueva FS, Wagner WR, Vannan MA, Narula J. Targeted ultrasound imaging using microbubbles. Cardiol Clin 2004;22:283-98.
101. Kietselaer BL, Reutelingsperger CP, Heidendal GA, Daemen MJ, Mess WH, Hofstra L, Narula J. Noninvasive detection of plaque instability with use of radiolabeled annexin A5 in patients with carotid-artery atherosclerosis. N Engl J Med 2004;350:1472-3.
102. Zhang J, Narula J. Molecular biology of myocardial recovery. Surg Clin North Am 2004;84:223-42.
103. Martin ME, Moya-Mur JL, Casanova M, Crespo-Diez A, Asin-Cardiel E, Castro-Beiras JM, Diez-Jimenez L, Ballester M, Carrio I, Narula J. Role of noninvasive antimyosin imaging in infants and children with clinically suspected myocarditis. J Nucl Med 2004;45:429-37.
104. Nasuti JF, Zhang PJ, Feldman MD, Pasha T, Khurana JS, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Narula J, Narula N. Fibrillin and other matrix proteins in mitral valve prolapse syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77:532-6.

105. Kenis H, van Genderen H, Bennaghmouch A, Rinia HA, Frederik P, Narula J, Reutelingsperger CP. Cell surface-expressed phosphatidylserine and annexin A5 open a novel portal of cell entry. J Biol Chem 2004;279:52623-9.
106. Kenchaiah S, Narula J, Vasan RS. Risk factors for heart failure. Med Clin North Am. 2004;88:1145-72.
107. Narula J. Assessment of myocardial damage in regurgitant valvular disease. Adv Cardiol 2004;41:57-61.
108. Estorch M, Carrio I, Mena E, Flotats A, Camacho V, Fuertes J, Kulisewsky J, Narula J. Challenging the neuronal MIBG uptake by pharmacological intervention: effect of a single dose of oral amitriptyline on regional cardiac MIBG uptake. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2004;31:1575-80.
109. Narula J, Kietselaer B, Hofstra L. Role of molecular imaging in defining and denying death... J Nucl Cardiol 2004;11:349-57.
110. Reutelingsperger C, Hofstra L, Narula J. Cooking annexin V: a simple 1-pot procedure to destroy its phosphatidylserine-binding activity. J Nucl Med 2004;45:1098.
111. Narula N, Narula J, Dec GW. Endomyocardial biopsy for non-transplant-related disorders. Am J Clin Pathol 2005;123 Suppl:S106-18.
112. Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Burke AP, Finn AV, Gold HK, Tulenko TN, Wrenn SP, Narula J. Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression and Vulnerability to Rupture Angiogenesis as a Source of Intraplaque Hemorrhage. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2005.
113. Johnson LL, Schofield L, Donahay T, Narula N, Narula J. 99mTc-annexin V imaging for in vivo detection of atherosclerotic lesions in porcine coronary arteries. J Nucl Med 2005;46:1186-93.
114. Narula N, Narula J, Zhang PJ, Haider N, Raghunath PN, Brittin R, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Tomaszewski JE. Is the myofibrillarlytic myocyte a forme fruste apoptotic myocyte? Ann Thorac Surg 2005;79:1333-7; discussion 1337.
115. Satwani S, Dec GW, Narula J. Beta-adrenergic blockers in heart failure: review of mechanisms of action and clinical outcomes. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 2004;9:243-55.
116. Demaria AN, Ben-Yehuda O, Berman D, Feld GK, Greenberg BH, Knoke JD, Knowlton KU, Lew WY, Narula J, Tsimikas S. Highlights of the year in JACC 2004 (from editors of JACC). J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;45:137-53.
117. Garg S, Narula J, Chandrashekhar Y. Apoptosis and heart failure: clinical relevance and therapeutic target. J Mol Cell Cardiol 2005;38:73-9.
118. Ravassa S, Bennaghmouch A, Kenis H, Lindhout T, Hackeng T, Narula J, Reutelingsperger C. Annexin A5 down-regulates surface expression of tissue factor: a novel mechanism of regulating the membrane receptor repertoir. J Biol Chem 2005;280:6028-35.
119. Moraghebi P, Jacobson A, Narula J. Imaging Neuronal Dysfunction in Heart Failure. Clin Win Web J 2005 (Sep 2005):5:#20.
120. Hartung D, Sarai M, Petrov AD, Kolodgie FD, Narula N, Verjans J, Virmani R, Reutelingsperger C, Hofstra L, Narula J. Resolution of Apoptosis in Atherosclerotic Plaque by Dietary Modification and Statin Therapy. J Nucl Med 2005;46:2051-2056.
121. Narula N, Gupta S, Narula J. Primary vasculitis. Am J Clin Pathol 2006;124:S84-95.
122. Petrucci RJ, Truesdell KC, Carter A, Goldstein NE, Russell MM, Dilkes D, Fitzpatrick JM, Thomas CE, Keenan ME, Lazarus LA, Chiaravalloti ND, Trunzo JJ, Verjans JW, Holmes EC, Samuels LE, Narula J. Cognitive dysfunction in advanced heart failure and prospective cardiac assist device patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81:1738-44.

123. Davies JR, Rudd JH, Weissberg PL, Narula J. Radionuclide imaging for the detection of inflammation in vulnerable plaques. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006;47:C57-68.
124. DeMaria AN, Narula J, Mahmud E, Tsimikas S. Imaging vulnerable plaque by ultrasound. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006;47:C32-9.
125. Muller JE, Tawakol A, Kathiresan S, Narula J. New opportunities for identification and reduction of coronary risk: treatment of vulnerable patients, arteries, and plaques. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006;47:C2-6.
126. Ballester-Rodes M, Flotats A, Torrent-Guasp F, Carrio-Gasset I, Ballester-Alomar M, Carreras F, Ferreira A, Narula J. The sequence of regional ventricular motion. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006;29:S139-44. Epub 2006 Mar 24.
127. Garg S, Narula J, Marelli C, Cesario D. Role of angiotensin receptor blockers in the prevention and treatment of arrhythmias. Am J Cardiol 2006;97:921-5.
128. Scarabelli TM, Knight R, Stephanou A, Townsend P, Chen-Scarabelli C, Lawrence K, Gottlieb R, Latchman D, Narula J. Clinical implications of apoptosis in ischemic myocardium. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2006;31:181-264.
129. Fowler S, Narula J, Gurudevan SV. Review of noninvasive imaging for hypertrophic cardiac syndromes and restrictive physiology. Heart Fail Clin. 2006;2(2):215-130. .
130. Shirani J, Narula J, Dilsizian V. Novel imaging strategies for predicting remodeling and evolution of heart failure: targeting the Renin-Angiotensin system. Heart Fail Clin. 2006;2:231-247 .
131. Narula J, Haider N, Arbustini E, Chandrashekhar Y. Apoptosis interruptus in heart failure and functional reversibility. Nature Cardiovasc Med (Clinical Practice) 2006;3:681-688.
132. Kietselaer BL, Narula J, Hofstra L. The Annexin code: revealing endocarditis. Eur Heart J. 2007;28:948.
133. Moorjani N, Ahmad M, Catarino P, Brittin R, Trabzuni D, Al-Mohanna F, Narula N, Narula J, Westaby S. Activation of apoptotic caspase cascade during the transition to pressure overload-induced heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;48:1451-8.
134. Isobe S, Tsimikas S, Zhou J, Fujimoto S, Sarai M, Branks MJ, Fujimoto A, Hofstra L, Reutelingsperger CP, Murohara T, Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Narula N, Petrov A, Narula J. Noninvasive imaging of atherosclerotic lesions in apolipoprotein E-deficient and low-density-lipoprotein receptor-deficient mice with annexin A5. J Nucl Med. 2006;47:1497-505.
135. Sengupta PP, Korinek J, Narula J, Belohlavek M, Vannan MA, Jahangir A, Khandheria BK. Left ventricular structure and function: basic science for cardiac imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 48:1988-2001. Epub 2006 Oct 31
136. van Genderen H, Kenis H, Lux P, Ungeth L, Maassen C, Deckers N, Narula J, Reutelingsperger C. In vitro measurement of cell death with the annexin A5 affinity assay. Nature Protocols 2006;1,363-367.
137. Hartung D, Schafers M, Fujimoto S, Levkau B, Narula N, Kopka K, Virmani R, Reutelingsperger C, Hofstra L, Kolodgie FD, Petrov A, Narula J. Targeting of matrix metalloproteinase activation for noninvasive detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic lesions. Eur J Nucl Med 2007;34:S1-8. Epub 2007, May 12.
138. Sengupta PP, Krishnamoorthy VK, Narula J, Vannan MA, Tajik JA, Khandheria B, Belohlavek M. Left ventricular form and function revisited: applied translational science tocardiovascular ultrasound imaging. J Am Soc EChocardiogr 2007;20:539-51.
139. Kirkpatrick JN, Vannan MA, Narula J, Lang.RM. Echocardiography in heart failure: applications, utility and new horizons. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:381-96.

140. Earl GL, Verbos-Kazanas MA, Fitzpatrick JM, Narula J. Tolerability of beta-blockers in outpatients with refractory heart failure who were receiving continuous milrinone. Pharmacotherapy 2007;27:697-706.
141. Saremi F, Attai SF, Narula J. 64 multidetector CT in patent foramen ovale. Heart 2007;93:505.
142. Motoyama S, Kondo T, Anno H, Sugiura A, Ito Y, Mori K, Ishii J, Sato T, Inoue K, Sarai M, Hishida H, Narula J. Atherosclerotic plaque characterization by 0.5-mm-slice multislice computed tomographic imaging. Circ J. 2007;71:363-6.
143. DeMaria AN, Ben-Yehuda O, Feld GK, Ginsburg GS, Greenberg BH, Lew WY, Lima JA, Maisel AS, Narula J, Sahn DJ, Tsimikas S. Highlights of the year in JACC 2006. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;49:509-27. Epub 2007, Jan 16
144. Shirani J, Narula J, Eckelman W, Narula N, Dilsizian V. Molecular imaging of heart failure: search for new targets. J Nucl Cardiol 2007;14:100-110.
145. Kietselaer BLJH, Reutelinsperger CPM, Boersma H, Heidendal GAK, Liem IA, Wellens HJJ, Crijns HJGM, Narula J, Hofstra L. Noninvasive detection of programmed cell loss with 99mTc-labeled annexin A5 in heart failure. J Nucl Med 2007;48:562-567.
146. Motoyama S, Kondo T, Anno H, Sarai M, Inoue K, Oshima K, Sato T, Sugiura A, Harigaya H, Shoji K, Virmani R, Hishida H, Narula J. Multi-slice compute tomographic characteristics of coronary lesions in acute coronary syndromes. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:319-26. Epub 2007 Jul 6.
147. Wolters SL, Corsten MF, Reutelingsperger CP, Narula J, Hofstra L. Cardiovascular molecular imaging of apoptosis. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2007;34:S86-98 Epub 2007, Jun 6.
148. Panjrath G, Patel V, Valdiviezo C, Narula N, Narula J, Jain D. Potentiation of Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity by Iron Loading in a Rodent Model. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;49:2457-64. Epub 2007 Jun 11.
149. Matsumoto Y, Krishnan SC, Fowler SJ, Saremi F, Kondo T, Ahsan C, Narula J, Gurudevan S. Detection of phrenic nerves and their relation to cardia anatomy using 64-slice multidetector computed tomography. Am J Cardiol 2007;100:133-7.
150. Sarai M, Hartung D, Petrov AD, Isobe S, Narula N, Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Vanderheyden JL, Reutelingsperger C, Hofstra L, Gupta S, Narula J. Broad and specific caspase-inhibitor induced acute repression of apoptosis in atherosclerotic lesions evaluated by radiolabeled annexin A5 imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:2305-12.
151. Saremi F, Abolhoda A, Ashikyan O, Milliken JC, Narula J, Gurudevan SV, Kaushal K, Raney A. Arterial Supply to Sinuatrial and Atrioventricular Nodes: Imaging with Multidetector CT. Radiology. 2007
152. Zaragoza MV, Arbustini E, Narula J. Noncompaction of the left ventricle: primary cardiomyopathy with an elusive genetic etiology. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2007;19:619-627.
153. Kolodgie FD, Narula J, Yuan C, Burke AP, Finn AV, Virmani R. Elimination of Neoangiogenesis for Plaque Stabilization: Is There a Role for Local Drug Therapy? J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;49:2093–2101.
154. Nair N, Patrick H, Hanau C, Narula J, Kutalek SP. Particulate matter granulomas masquerading as sarcoidosis. Sarcoid Vasc Diff Lung Dis 2007; 24; (in press)
155. Cooper LT, Baughman KL, Feldman AM, Frustaci A, Jessup M, Kuhl U, Levine GN, Narula J, Starling RC, Towbin J, Virmani R; American Heart Association; American College of Cardiology; European Society of Cardiology; Heart Failure Society of America; Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. The role of endomyocardial biopsy in the management of cardiovascular disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the European Society of Cardiology. Endorsed by the Heart Failure Society of America and the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:1914-31.
156. Cooper LT, Baughman KL, Feldman AM, Frustaci A, Jessup M, Kuhl U, Levine GN, Narula J, Starling RC, Towbin J, Virmani R; American Heart Association; American College of Cardiology; European Society of Cardiology. The role of endomyocardial biopsy in the management of cardiovascular disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the European Society of Cardiology. Circulation 2007;116:2216-33.
157. Cooper LT, Baughman KL, Feldman AM, Frustaci A, Jessup M, Kuhl U, Levine GN, Narula J, Starling RC, Towbin J, Virmani R. The role of endomyocardial biopsy in the management of cardiovascular disease: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the European Society of Cardiology Endorsed by the Heart Failure Society of America and the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Eur Heart J. 2007 Oct 24.
158. Hartung D, Petrov A, Haider N, Fujimoto S, Blankenberg F, Fujimoto A, Virmani R, Kolodgie FD, Strauss HW, Narula J. Radiolabeled monocyte chemotactic protein 1 for the detection of inflammation in experimental atherosclerosis. J Nucl Med. 2007;48:1816-21.
159. Verjans J, Lovhaug D, Narula N, Indrevoll B, Krasieva T, Petersen LB, Kindberg GM, Rasmussen H, Petrov AD, Vannan MA, Reutelingsperger C, Hofstra L, Tromberg B, Narula J. Noninvasive imaging of myocardial angiotensin receptors in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol Imaging 2008;1: 354-62.
160. Arbustini E, Brega A, Narula J. Ultrastructural definition of apoptosis in heart failure. Heart Fail Rev. 2008;13:121-135.
161. DeMaria AN, Bax JJ, Ben-Yehuda O, Clopton P, Feld GK, Ginsburg GS, Greenberg BH, Knoke JD, Lew WY, Lima JA, Maisel AS, Narayan SM, Narula J, Tsimikas S. Highlights of the year in JACC 2007. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51:490-512.
162. van den Borne SWM, Narula J, Voncken JW, Lijnen PM, Vervoort-Peters HTM, Dackus VEH, Smits JFM, Daemen MJAP, Blankesteijn WM. Defective intercellular adhesion complex in myocardium predisposes to infarct rupture in humans. J Am Coll Cardiol 2008;51:2184-92.
163. Verjans JW, Hofstra L, Narula J. Molecular Imaging of Interstitial Alterations after Myocardial Infarction. J Cardiovasc Translational Res 2008;1 (3):221-4.
164. Laufer EM, Reutelingsperger CP, Narula J, Hofstra L. Annexin A5: an imaging biomarker of cardiovascular risk. Basic Res Cardiol 2008;103:95-104.
165. Matsutani H, Sano T, Kondo T, Morita H, Arai T, Sekine T, Takase S, Oida A, Fukazawa H, Suguta M, Kondo M, Kodama T, Orihara T, Yamada N, Tsuyuki M, Narula J. ECG-Edit Function in Multidetector Computed Tomography Coronary Arteriography for Patients With Arrhythmias. Circ J 2008;72:1071-8.
166. van Genderen HO, Kenis H, Hofstra L, Narula J, Reutelingsperger CP. Extracellular annexin A5: Functions of phosphatidylserine-binding and two-dimensional crystallization. Biochim Biophys Acta 2008;1783:953-63.
167. Saremi F, Channual S, Gurudevan SV, Narula J, Abolhoda A. Prevalence of left atrial appendage pseudothrombus filling defects in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing coronary computed tomography angiography. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2008;2:164-71.

168. Raney AR, Saremi F, Kenchaiah S, Gurudevan SV, Narula J, Narula N, Channual S. Multidetector computed tomography shows intramyocardial fat deposition. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2008;2:152-63.
169. Saremi F, Gurudevan SV, Narula J, Abolhoda A.Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in diagnosis of "cor triatriatum sinister".J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2007;1:172-4.
170. Saremi F, Channual S, Raney A, Gurudevan SV, Narula J, Abolhoda A, Milliken JC. Imaging of patent foramen ovale with 64-section multidetector CT. Radiology. 2008;249:483-92.
171. van den Borne SW, Isobe S, Verjans JW, Petrov A, Lovhaug D, Li P, Zandbergen HR, Ni Y, Frederik P, Zhou J, Arbo B, Rogstad A, Cuthbertson A, Chettibi S, Reutelingsperger C, Blankesteijn WM, Smits JF, Daemen MJ, Zannad F, Vannan MA, Narula N, Pitt B, Hofstra L, Narula J. Molecular imaging of interstitial alterations in remodeling myocardium after myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;52:2017-28.
172. Fujimoto S, Hartung D, Isobe S, Kolodgie FD, Haider N, Virmani R, Narula N, Edwards SD, Petrov AD, Narula J. Molecular imaging of matrix metalloproteinase in atherosclerotic lesions: resolution with dietary modification and statin therapy.. J Am Coll Cardiol 2008;52:1847-1857.
173. Hong G-R, Pedrizzetti G, Tonti G, Li P, Kim JK, Wei Z, Houle H, Jin S, Narula J, Vannan MA. Characterization and quantification of Vortex Flow in the Human Left Ventricle By Contrast Echocardiography Using Vector Particle Image Velocimetry. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2008;1:705-717.
174. Borne SVD, Isobe S, Fujimoto S, Li P, Zhou J, Fujimoto A, Blankenstein M, Smites J, Hofstra L, Reutelingsperger C, Vannan MA, Narula N, Petrov A, Narula J. Effect of angiotensin-aldosterone axis suppression on cardiac remodeling assessed by molecular imaging by targeting collagen deposition using integrin-seeking radiolabeled probes. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2008; 2:187-198.
175. Chun HJ, Narula J, Hofstra L, Wu JC. Intracellular and extracellular targets of molecular imaging in the myocardium. Nature Cardiovasc Med. 2008;5:S33-41.
176. Narula J, Garg P, Achenbach S, Motoyama S, Virmani R, Strauss HW. Arithmetic of vulnerable plaques for noninvasive imaging. Nature Cardiovasc Med. 2008;5:S2-10.
177. Saremi F, Channual S, Krishnan S, Gurudevan SV, Narula J, Abolhoda A. Bachmann Bundle and its arterial supply: imaging with multidetector CT--implications for interatrial conduction abnormalities and arrhythmias. Radiology. 2008;248:447-57.
178. Sengupta PP, Narula J. Reclassifying heart failure: predominantly subendocardial, subepicardial, and transmural. Heart Fail Clin. 2008;4:379-82.
179. Sengupta PP, Khandheria BK, Narula J. Twist and untwist mechanics of the left ventricle. Heart Fail Clin. 2008;4:315-24.
180. Fan W, Waymire KG, Narula N, Li P, Rocher C, Coskun PE, Vannan MA, Narula J, Macgregor GR, Wallace DC. A mouse model of mitochondrial disease reveals germline selection against severe mtDNA mutations. Science 2008;319(5865):958-62
181. Schocken DD, Benjamin EJ, Fonarow GC, Krumholz HM, Levy D, Mensah GA, Narula J, Shor ES, Young JB, Hong Y. Prevention of Heart Failure. A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Councils on Epidemiology and Prevention, Clinical Cardiology, Cardiovascular Nursing, and High Blood Pressure Research; Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group; and Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Interdisciplinary Working Group. Circulation 2008;117:2544-65.
182. Saremi F, Channual S, Abolhoda A, Gurudevan SV, Narula J, Milliken JC. MDCT of the S-shaped sinoatrial node artery. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008;190:1569-75.

183. Saremi F, Pourzand L, Krishnan S, Ashikyan O, Gurudevan SV, Narula J, Kaushal K, Raney A. Right atrial cavotricuspid isthmus: anatomic characterization with multi-detector row CT. Radiology. 2008;247:658-68.
184. HEART Group. A statement on ethics from the HEART Group. Published simultaneously in Can J Cardiol. 2008;24:361-2; Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2008;50:475-7; Circ Res. 2008;102:e104-5; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008;135:976-8; Europace. 2008;10:643-5; Am J Cardiol. 2008;101:1345-6; Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2008;71:859-61.
185. Tahara N, Imaizumi T, Virmani R, Narula J. Clinical feasibility of molecular imaging of plaque inflammation in atherosclerosis. J Nucl Med. 2009;50:331-4.
186. Laufer EM, Winkens HM, Corsten MF, Reutelingsperger CP, Narula J, Hofstra L. PET and SPECT imaging of apoptosis in vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques with radiolabeled Annexin A5. Q J Nucl Med. 2009;53:26-34.
187. Zandbergen HR, Sharma UC, Gupta S, Verjans JW, van den Borne S, Pokharel S, van Brakel T, Duijvestijn A, van Rooijen N, Maessen JG, Reutelingsperger C, Pinto YM, Narula J, Hofstra L. Macrophage Depletion in Hypertensive Rats Accelerates Development of Cardiomyopathy. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2009;14:68-75.
188. Chandrashekhar Y, Westaby S, Narula J. Revisiting mitral stenosis. Lancet 2009 374(9697):1271-83.
189. Hoang KC, Edris A, Su J, Mukai DS, Mahon S, Petrov AD, Kern M, Ashan C, Chen Z, Tromberg BJ, Narula J, Brenner M. Use of an oxygen-carrying blood substitute to improve intravascular optical coherence tomography imaging. J Biomed Opt. 2009;14:034028.
190. Motoyama S, Sarai M, Harigaya H, Anno H, Inoue K, Hara T, Naruse H, Ishii J, Hishida H, Wong ND, Virmani R, Kondo T, Ozaki Y, Narula J. Computed tomographic angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques subsequently resulting in acute coronary syndrome. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 30;54:49-57.
191. Laufer EM, Winkens MH, Narula J, Hofstra L. Molecular imaging of macrophage cell death for the assessment of plaque vulnerability. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009;29(7):1031-8.
192. Moorjani N, Westaby S, Narula J, Catarino PA, Brittin R, Kemp TJ, Narula N, Sugden PH. Effects of left ventricular volume overload on mitochondrial and death-receptor-mediated apoptotic pathways in the transition to heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2009;103:1261-8.
193. Bertini M, Sengupta PP, Nucifora G, Delgado V, Ng AC, Marsan NA, Shanks M, van Bommel RR, Schalij MJ, Narula J, Bax JJ. Role of left ventricular twist mechanics in the assessment of cardiac dyssynchrony in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2009;2:1425-35
194. Narula J. Who gets the heart attack: noninvasive imaging markers of plaque instability. J Nucl Cardiol. 2009;16:860-8.
195. Mauriello A, Sangiorgi GM, Virmani R, Trimarchi S, Holmes DR Jr, Kolodgie FD, Piepgras DG, Piperno G, Liotti D, Narula J, Righini P, Ippoliti A, Spagnoli LG. A pathobiologic link between risk factors profile and morphological markers of carotid instability. Atherosclerosis. 2010;208:572-80.
196. Hachamovitch R, Johnson JR, Hlatky MA, Cantagallo L, Johnson BH, Coughlan M, Hainer J, Gierbolini J, Di Carli MF; SPARC Investigators. The study of myocardial perfusion and coronary anatomy imaging roles in CAD (SPARC): design, rationale, and baseline patient characteristics of a prospective, multicenter observational registry comparing PET, SPECT, and CTA for resource utilization and clinical outcomes. J Nucl Cardiol. 2009;16:935-48.

197. Wong ND, Gransar H, Narula J, Shaw L, Moon JH, Miranda-Peats R, Rozanski A, Hayes SW, Thomson LE, Friedman JD, Berman DS. Myeloperoxidase, subclinical atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease events. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:1093-9.
198. Schuijf JD, Achenbach S, Zoghbi WA, Boersma E, Raggi P, Weber M, Nagel E, Narula J, Wackers FJ, Poldermans D, Bax JJ. How to identify the asymptomatic high-risk patient? Curr Probl Cardiol. 2009;34:539-77.
199. Sano T, Kondo T, Matsutani H, Morita H, Arai T, Sekine T, Takase S, Oida A, Fukazawa H, Kodama T, Kondo M, Orihara T, Yamada N, Narula J. Significance of PQ interval in acquisition of coronary multidetector row computed tomography. J Cardiol. 2009;54:441-51.
200. Haider N, Baliga RR, Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. Adrenergic excess, hNET1 down-regulation, and compromised mIBG uptake in heart failure poverty in the presence of plenty. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2010;3:71-5.
201. Kenis H, Zandbergen HR, Hofstra L, Petrov AD, Dumont EA, Blankenberg FD, Haider N, Bitsch N, Gijbels M, Verjans JW, Narula N, Reutelingsperger CP, Narula J. Annexin A5 uptake in ischemic myocardium: demonstration of reversible phosphatidylserine externalization and feasibility of radionuclide imaging. J Nucl Med. 2010;51:259-67.
202. Saremi F, Channual S, Sarlaty T, Tafti MA, Milliken JC, Narula J. Coronary venous aneurysm in patients without cardiac arrhythmia as detected by MDCT: an anatomic variant or a pathologic entity. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag.. 2010;3:257-65.
203. Jacobson AF, Senior R, Cerqueira MD, Wong ND, Thomas GS, Lopez VA, Agostini D, Weiland F, Chandna H, Narula J; ADMIRE-HF Investigators. Myocardial iodine-123 meta-iodobenzylguanidine imaging and cardiac events in heart failure. Results of the prospective ADMIRE-HF (AdreView Myocardial Imaging for Risk Evaluation in Heart Failure) study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55:2212-21.
204. van den Borne SW, Diez J, Blankesteijn WM, Verjans J, Hofstra L, Narula J. Myocardial remodeling after infarction: the role of myofibroblasts. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2010;7:30-7.
205. Bertini M, Sengupta PP, Nucifora G, Delgado V, Ng AC, Marsan NA, Shanks M, van Bommel RR, Schalij MJ, Narula J, Bax JJ. Role of left ventricular twist mechanics in the assessment of cardiac dyssynchrony in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:1425-35.
206. Geyer H, Caracciolo G, Abe H, Wilansky S, Carerj S, Gentile F, Nesser HJ, Khandheria B, Narula J, Sengupta PP. Assessment of myocardial mechanics using speckle tracking echocardiography: fundamentals and clinical applications. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010;23:351-69.
207. Laufer EM, Mingels AM, Winkens MH, Joosen IA, Schellings MW, Leiner T, Wildberger JE, Narula J, Van Dieijen-Visser MP, Hofstra L. The extent of coronary atherosclerosis is associated with increasing circulating levels of high sensitive cardiac troponin T. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010;30:1269-75.
208. Ohshima S, Fujimoto S, Petrov A, Nakagami H, Haider N, Zhou J, Tahara N, Osako MK, Fujimoto A, Zhu J, Murohara T, Edwards DS, Narula N, Wong ND, Chandrashekhar Y, Morishita R, Narula J. Effect of an antimicrobial agent on atherosclerotic plaques: assessment of metalloproteinase activity by molecular imaging. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55:1240-9.
209. Ahluwalia A, Narula J, Jones MK, Deng X, Tarnawski AS. Impaired angiogenesis in aging myocardial microvascular endothelial cells is associated with reduced importin alpha and decreased nuclear transport of HIF1 alpha: mechanistic implications. J Physiol Pharmacol. 2010;61:133-9.

210. Shaw LJ, Min JK, Narula J, Lin F, Bairey-Merz CN, Callister TQ, Berman DS. Gender Differences in Mortality Associated with Computed Tomographic Angiographic Measurements of Obstructive and Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease: An Exploratory Analysis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010;3:473-481.
211. Rudd JH, Narula J, Strauss HW, Virmani R, Machac J, Klimas M, Tahara N, Fuster V, Warburton EA, Fayad ZA, Tawakol AA. Imaging atherosclerotic plaque inflammation by fluorodeoxyglucose with positron emission tomography: ready for prime time? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55:2527-35.
212. Finn AV, Nakano M, Narula J, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Concept of vulnerable/unstable plaque. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010;30:1282-92.


213. Vasan RS, Narula J. Atrial natriuretic peptide: Action yes, Role no! Int J Cardiol 1989;25:142.
214. Narula J, Khaw BA. One step forward with nonspecifically specific antibodies… J Nucl Med 1990;31:1064.
215. Khaw BA, Narula J. On antimyosin scintigraphy in acute myocardial infarction: when, where and why? J Nucl Med 1991;32:867-870.
216. Narula J, Strauss HW, Khaw BA. Antimyosin positivity in doxorubicin toxicity: earlier than the conventional evidence! J Nucl Med 1993;34:1507-1509.
217. Khaw BA, Strauss HW, Narula J. “Magic Bullets:” from muskets to smart bombs! J Nucl Med 1993;34:2264-2268.
218. Narula J, Rahimtoola SH. Guides to surgical intervention in chronic aortic regurgitation: myocytes file a claim… J Nucl Cardiol 1997;4:79-82.
219. Virmani R, Narula J. When neoangiogenesis richochets… Am Heart J 1998;136;937-939.
220. Narula J, Virmani R, Iskandrian AE. Strategic targeting of atherosclerotic lesions. J Nucl Cardiol 1999;6:81-90.
221. Narula J, Strauss HW. Predicting post angioplastic restenosis; a proliferating challenge for nuclear medicine. J Nucl Med 2000;41:1541-1544.
222. Strauss HW, Narula J, Blankenberg FG. Radioimaging to identify myocardial cell death and probably injury. Lancet 2000;356:180-181.
223. Narula J, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R. Apoptosis in Cardiomyopathy. Curr Opin Cardiol 2000;15:183-188.
224. Narula J. ‘POPE’: Predicting Outcome by Plaque Evaluation. Nucl Med Commun 2000;21:601-608.
225. Baliga R, Narula J, Dec GW. The MIBG tarot: Is it possible to predict the efficacy of beta blockers in heart failure. J Nucl Cardiol 2001;8:107-9.
226. Baliga R, Narula J. When it is inflamed, it hurts. J Nucl Cardiol 2001:8:219-222.
227. Narula J, Kaplan EL. Echocardiographic diagnosis of rheumatic fever. Lancet 2001; 358:2000-1.
228. Narula J, Baliga R. What's in a name? Would that which we call death by any other name be less tragic? Ann Thorac Surg 2001;72:1454-6.
229. Narula J, Kharbanda SK, Sluyser M. Apoptosis in the eyes of a clinician….Apoptosis 2001;6:5.

230. Narula J, Dixit VM, Miller LW. Apoptosis in cardiovascular disease. Cardiol Clin 2001;19(1):13-14.
231. Narula J, Zaret BL. Noninvasive detection of cell death: From tracking epitaphs to counting coffins. J Nucl Cardiol. 2002;9:554-60.
232. Narula J, Zaret BL. Development of novel imaging techniques for ultimately superior management of congestive heart failure. J Nucl Cardiol. 2002;9:81S-6S.
233. Narula J, Udelson J, Cerqueira M. Putting the horse before the cart... J Nucl Cardiol. 2002;9:29S-30S.
234. Haider N, Narula N, Narula J. Apoptosis of cardiomyocytes in heart failure represents programmed cell survival, not death! J Card Fail 2002;8:S512-7.
235. Narula J, Strauss HW. PS: I love you… J Nucl Med 2003;44:398-400
236. Samuels LE, Narula J. Small steps, giant leap. Cardiol Clin 2003;21(1);15-16.
237. Baliga R, Pitt B, Narula J. Therapeutic options in heart failure. Med Clin N Am 2003;87(2):15-16.
238. Narula J, Sarkar K. A conceptual paradox of MIBG uptake in heart failure: retention with incontinence! J Nucl Cardiol. 2003;10:700-4.
239. Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. Caspases: the bad guys of the neighborhood… Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77:1689-90.
240. Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. Death hath a thousand doors to let out life… Circ Res 2003;92:710-4.
241. Westaby S, Narula J. Surgical options in heart failure. Surg Clin North Am 2004;84:15-19.
242. Narula J, Yancy C, Young JB. Primary prevention of heart failure. Med Clin North Am 2004;28(5):15-17.
243. Hartung D, Narula J. Targeting the inflammatory component in atherosclerotic lesions vulnerable to rupture. Z Kardiol 2004;93:97-102.
244. Kietselaer BL, Hofstra L, Narula J. ACST: which subgroups will benefit most from carotid endarterectomy? Lancet 2004;364:1124-5.
245. Narula J, Strauss HW. Imaging of unstable atherosclerotic lesions. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2005;32:1-5.
246. Gupta S, Reutelingsperger C, Narula J. Mortals turn me on... J Nucl Med 2005;46:906-8.
247. Boersma HH, Tromp SC, Hofstra L, Narula J. Stem cell tracking: reversing the silence of the lambs... J Nucl Med 2005;46:200-3.
248. Narula J, Young JB. Heart failure clinics: arrival of Gen3. Heart Fail Clin 2005;1(1):11-12.
249. Narula J, Young JB. Pathogenesis of heart failure: a penultimate survival instinct. Heart Failure Clinics 2005;1(2):11-12.
250. Narula J, Young JB. Myocarditis: An entity in search of identity. Heart Failure Clinics 2005;1(3):11-12.
251. Narula J, Finn AV, Demaria AN. Picking plaques that pop... J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;45:1970-3.
252. Vannan MA, Jagat Narula. Distinguishing chest pain of ischemic origin in ER: echoes of contrast J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;46:928-9.
253. Narula J, Willerson JT. Detection of vulnerable plaque. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006;47:C1.
254. Narula J, Young JB. Heart failure in diabetes: Are you exhausted, sweetheart? Heart Fail Clin 2006;2(1):11-12.
255. Narula J, Young JB. Imaging heart failure: premonition to prevention in predisposed..: Heart Fail Clin 2006;2(2):9-10.

256. Narula J, Young JB. Natreuretic peptides in heart failure: empathizing with the sobbing heart..: Heart Fail Clin 2006;2(3):11-13.
257. Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. Exposing ACE up the sleeve... J Nucl Med 2007;48:173-4.
Narula J, Young JB. Mister Rogers’ neighborhood ... Herat Fail Clin 2006;2(4):9-10.
258. Narula J, Young JB. Vascular rejection in heart transplants: when ignorance is NOT bliss... Herat Fail Clin 2007;3(1):9-10.
259. Narula J, Young JB. Surgical correction of heart failure: observing obedience to nature. Herat Fail Clin 2007;3(2):10-11.
260. Narula J. A beloved daughter at two and a half. Herat Fail Clin 2007;3(3):9-10.
261. Wu JC, Narula J. Molecular imaging in cardiology. Curr Opin Biotechnol 2007;18:1-3. Epub 2007, Jan 23
262. Narula J, Vannan MA, DeMaria AN. Of that Waltz in my heart. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;49:917-20. Epub 2007, Feb 9.
263. Strauss HW, Narula J. Atheroma roulette. J Nucl Cardiol 2007;14:293-7.
264. Finn A, Narula J, Virmani R. Culprit Plaque in Myocardial Infarction: Going Beyond Angiography… J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:2204-2206.
265. Young JB, Narula J. Prevention of heart failure should take the center stage. Cardiol Clin 2007;25:11-13.
266. Narula J, Strauss HW. The Popcorn Plaques. Nature Medicine 2007;13:532-4.
267. Kitsis RN, Narula J. Introduction-cell death in heart failure. Heart Fail Rev. 2008;13:107-109.
268. Narula J. A home to thinkers, philosophers, wags, wits, and teachers: on the verge of a golden age. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2008;1:266-269.
269. Leslee Shaw, Narula J. CV imaging quality- more than a pretty picture. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2008;1:131-132.
270. Narula J, Dilsizian V. From better understood pathogenesis to superior molecular imaging, and back… J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2008;1:406-409.
271. Kern M, Narula J. Looking inside the vessel: the more you see, more you want to see. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2008;1:556-559.
272. Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. iJACC in the evolving world of cardiovascular imaging: a spectator, a follower or a trail-blazer? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2008;1:691-93.
273. Narula J, Buckberg GD, Khandheria BK. It is not just a squeezebox! Heart Fail Clin. 2008 Jul;4:11-12.
274. Dilsizian V, Narula J. Setting tiny targets for greater goals... Nature Cardiovasc Med. 2008;5:S112-3.
275. Achenbach S, Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. Computed tomographic angiography and the Atlantic. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2008;1:817-819.
276. Gurudevan SV, Narula J. Prospective electrocardiogram-gating: a new direction for CT coronary angiography? Nature Rev Cardiol. 2008;5:366-7.
277. Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. The year that was: looking back with pride and a time to take stock. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:118-20.
278. Zoghbi WA, Narula J. Training in multimodality imaging: challenges and opportunities. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2009;2:249-50.
279. Dilsizian V, Narula J. Seeking remedy for Molly's woe: time for a thallium pill? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:375-7.
280. Shaw L, Narula J. Bridging the detection gap chasm of risk: where can computed tomography angiography take us? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:524-6.
281. Chandrashekhar Y, Kern MJ, Narula J. Devices, biology, imaging, and the regulatory processes... J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:670-3.

282. Marwick TH, Narula J. The growth and growth of cardiac ultrasound for the evaluation of myocardial function. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:790-2.
283. Kramer CM, Narula J. Atherosclerotic plaque imaging: the last frontier for cardiac magnetic resonance. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:916-8.
284. Nakazawa G, Vorpahl M, Finn AV, Narula J, Virmani R. One step forward and two steps back with drug-eluting-stents: from preventing restenosis to causing late thrombosis and nouveau atherosclerosis. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:625-8.
285. Hundley WG, Narula J. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: is only one shop worth the stop? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2009:2:1144-5
286. Baliga RR, Narula J. Salt never calls itself sweet. Indian J Med Res. 129, May 2009 472-77.
287. Narula J, Y Chandrashekhar. Molecular Imaging of Coronary Inflammation: Overcoming Hurdles One at a Time…. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag 2010:3:448-50.
288. Dilsizian V, Narula J. Qualitative and quantitative scrutiny by regulatory process: is the truth subjective or objective? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:1037-8.
289. Hundley WG, Narula J. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: is only one shop worth the stop? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:1144-5.
290. Dilsizian V, Narula J. Putting the face to a name: concurrent assessment of vascular morphology and biology. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:1243-4.
291. Kramer CM, Narula J. Interventional CMR: great promise, but a long road ahead. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:1337-8.
292. Narula J, Achenbach S. Napkin-ring necrotic cores: defining circumferential extent of necrotic cores in unstable plaques. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2009;2:1436-8.
293. Dilsizian V, Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. Introduction of new tests: low are the mountains, high the expectations. J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2010;3:117-9.
294. Marwick TH, Narula J. Contrast echocardiography: over-achievement in research, under-achievement in practice? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2010;3:224-5.
295. Finn AV, Chandrashekhar Y, Narula J. Seeking alternatives to Hard End Points: is imaging the best APPROACH? Circulation. 2010;121:1165-8.
296. Zoghbi WA, Narula J. Is mechanical dispersion a raven of ventricular arrhythmias? J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2010;3:330-1.
297. Narula J, Chandrashekhar Y. Molecular imaging of coronary inflammation: overcoming hurdles one at a time J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2010;3:448-50.
298. Arbustini E, Narula J. Cyclosporin a in reperfusion injury: not opening to cell death knocking at the door? Ann Thorac Surg. 2010;89:1349-51.
299. Shaw LJ, Achenbach S, Chandrashekhar Y, Dilsizian V, Hundley WG, Kern MJ, Kramer CM, Marwick TH, Zoghbi WA, Narula J. Imaging modalities and radiation: benefit has its risks... J Am Coll Cardiol Imag. 2010;3:550-2.
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Grants 10/01/04 – 09/30/08 NIH/NHLBI R01 HL 078681 (Jagat Narula) Direct Cost $1000,000 Targeting MMPs to image atherosclerosis
12/01/01 – 11/30/06 NIH/NHLBI RO1 HL 68657 (Jagat Narula) Direct Cost $750,000 Imaging Apoptosis to Detect Unstable Atherosclerotic Plaque
12/01/04 – 11/30/06 NIH 5 R01 HL075038 (Co-I: Jagat Narula;) University of Pittsburgh, PI: Dennis McNamara Direct Cost $15,500 ($887.5/patient x 10): Subcontract Genetic Modulation of Left Ventricular Recovery in Recent Onset Cardiomyopathy
10/1/05 – General Electric Healthcare America, Inc. 156-00-222 Direct Cost $ 168,631 ($7,900/patient x 15) (PI: Jagat MBG 312 An Open-label, multicentre, Phase 3 study evaluating the prognostic usefulness of I123-mIBG scintigraphy for identifying subjects with heart failure who will experience an adverse cardiac event
10/1/05 - MBG 311 A Pilot phase 3, International, Multicenter, Open-label, Dual-Injection, Myocardial Imaging and Safety of Narula)
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Drexel University School of Medicine

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