Rosalinda Madonna

Rosalinda Madonna

Rosalinda Madonna, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Cardiology Division
University of Texas Medical School, Houston, USA


Rosalinda Madonna is Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Cardiology Division, University of Texas Medical School (UT) in Houston and Research Scientist, Texas Heart Institute (THI) in Houston. She received her MD in University of Chieti, Italy (1997) and PhD in Biotechnology at the same University (2003). She completed her post-doctoral research fellowship in Molecular Cardiology (2007, University of Louisville, KY) and Atherosclerosis and Heart Failure (2002 – 2006, UT and THI – Houston). She completed her Residency and Clinical Fellowship in Cardiology in University of Chieti (2003-2007). She has a Master in Internal Echocardiography and Cardio-Respiratory Physiopathology and stress test (in Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Milan, Italy) She is recipient of several awards and research grants (2003: Award for best abstract by The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis; 2003: Young Investigator award by The Italian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis; 2004: Travel grant by Alliance of Cardiovascular Researchers and The Brown Institute; 2004: Travel grant by The European Association Study of Diabetes (EASD); 2006: Scholarship by Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC); 2007, 2008 and 2009 Scholarship by The National Institute for Cardiovascular Research; 2008 Scholarship by SIC and Sanofi Aventis; 2010 Travel grant young scientist by European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Ongoing reviewer of Circulation Research, Expert Reviews, Cardiovascular Research, Atherosclerosis, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Journal of Internal and Emergency Medicine, International Journal of Cardiology, The Journal of Diabetes Complications. Member of several International Societies and Nucleus Member ESC Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart. Author and co-author of 42 journal papers, 7 book chapters, 100 abstracts.

Research Interest

Stem cells, iPS cells, Cardiac development, Gene cloning and gene therapy, Biomaterials, Physiopathology of atherosclerosis in diabetes.