VCU Health Pauley Heart Center, Richmond (United States of America)
Stefano Toldo, Ph.D., received an MS degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and a Ph.D. degree in Cellular and Molecular Cardiology from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, in Rome. Dr. Toldo joined the Pauley Heart Center in 2010 for a postdoctoral Fellowship.
Dr. Toldo is now an Associate Professor of Medicine and leads a basic/translational research team. He works closely with physicians and scientists.
Dr. Toldo’s research is oriented toward understanding key pathophysiological mechanisms initiated by myocardial injury, leading to heart dysfunction and failure. Over the years, his team has developed reliable protocols to test the efficacy of new drugs in mice. He contributed to the advancement of four drugs to phase I and II clinical trials. He has authorship on 94 peer-reviewed manuscripts.