Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences at Houston Methodist Research Institute and Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Prasanna earned his BVSc (DVM) degree with honors from Bangalore Veterinary College, India and his Masters and PhD in Veterinary Pathology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute (India's premier institute for Veterinary Research). He completed his postdoctoral training at Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute. Before joining Houston Methodist Research Institute, he served as Assistant Professor at Northwestern University.
The overall research theme of the Prasanna Laboratory is to understand the mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases that will aid in developing innovative new therapies and translate that information to the clinics to treat heart disease and improve lives of patients. The Prasanna Laboratory in Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Center for Cardiovascular Regeneration at the Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) is located on Texas Medical Center Campus.