Brigham And Women'S Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston (United States of America)
Carolyn Ho is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ho trained at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for both Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship before joining the staff of the Cardiovascular Division in 2001.
Dr. Ho’s research focuses on characterizing early phenotypes of sarcomere mutations in inherited cardiomyopathies, leading a large, multicenter registry of genetic cardiomyopathies, and developing clinical trials to diminish the progression of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The overall goal is to use genetic/mechanistic insights, careful clinical study, and collaboration to improve the care of patients and families with genetic heart disease.