Mario Delmar MDPatricia M. and Robert H. Martinsen Professor of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Mario Delmar MD PhD is the Patricia M. and Robert H. Martinsen Professor of Cardiology at New York University School of Medicine.
Mario Delmar was born and raised in Mexico City. He obtained his MD from the Metropolitan University in Mexico City in 1980. He began his PhD studies at the National Polytechnical Institute in Mexico under the advice of Dr. Carlos Mendez and completed them in 1986, under the advice of Dr. Jose Jalife, at the State University of New York in Syracuse. In 1988 he joined the Faculty at SUNY-Syracuse as Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure in 1993 and to full Professor in 1998. In 2008 he joined the University of Michigan as the Frank N Wilson Professor of Cardiology and Co-Director of the Center for Arrhythmia Research. In 2010 he moved to New York University as Professor of Medicine with Tenure and in 2015 he was named the Patricia M. and Robert H. Martinsen Professor of Cardiology. He has published over 130 papers, and his research has been supported by NIH without interruption since his first appointment as Assistant Professor in Syracuse in 1988. He has served and continuous to serve the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society in several capacities, most recently as member of the program committee for the HRS scientific sessions, and he is also a regular grant reviewer for the NIH and for various granting agencies in Europe. His research interest is in the cellular and molecular mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias, with particular emphasis on the mechanisms of arrhythmias in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.