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University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago >> Education, Departments & Programs >> Departments >> Research >> Ankit A Desai MD

Ankit A. Desai, M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Administrative Position:

Division: Cardiology

Location: 840 S. Wood St., Room 926, Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312)413-8526 (Office) Fax: (312)413-2948



MD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2003)

Resident, California Pacific Med Center, San Francisco, CA (2003-2006)

Fellow, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (2006-2010)

Faculty Positions:

Clinical Specialties

Research Interests

Selected Publications

  1. Nonas SA, Moreno LV, Ma SF, Jacobson JR, Desai AA, Dudek S, Flores C, Hassoun P, Ye SQ, Moitra J, Barnard J, Grigoryev DN and Garcia JG. Use of consomic rats for genomic insights into ventilator-associated lung injury. Am. J. Physiol. Lung. Cell. Mol. Physiol. 293(2):L292-302, 2007.
  2. Moreno-Vinasco L, Gomberg-Maitland M, Maitland ML, Desai AA, Singleton PA, Sammani S, Sam L, Liu Y, Husain AN, Lang RM, Ratain MJ, Lussier YA and Garcia JG. Genomic assessment of a multikinase inhibitor, sorafenib, in a rodent model of pulmonary hypertension. Physiol. Genomics. 33(2):278-91, 2008.
  3. Desai AA, Hysi P and Garcia JG. Integrating genomic and clinical medicine: searching for susceptibility genes in complex lung diseases. Transl. Res. 151(4):181-93, 2008.
  4. Melhem A, Desai A and Hofmann MA. Acute myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism in a young man with pernicious anemia-induced severe hyperhomocysteinemia. Thrombosis J. 7:5, 2009.
  5. Goonewardena SN, Prevette LE and Desai AA. Metabolomics and Atherosclerosis. Curr. Atheroscler. Rep. 12(4):267-72, 2010.
  6. Desai AA and Machado RF. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Algorithm for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Pulm. Circ. 1(1):122-3, 2011.