Laboratory of Dinesh Kalra, MD, FACC

Our work

Research interests are in cardiac imaging. We are therefore looking at various novel applications for cardiac CT and MRI in diverse disease states, e.g., vulnerable plaque, pulmonary hypertension, cancer related cardiotoxicity, valvular heart disease and heart failure. Other areas of research include lipidology and novel/direct anticoagulants.


Tissue characterization by CMR in various diseases, tissue tracking


Industry sponsored trials, investigator initiated projects

Our team

Rush medical students and research associates and fellows are enthusiastic contributors to our research team

Contact us

Dinesh Kalra, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor and Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Rush University
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine
Kellogg Building
1717 W. Congress Parkway, Suite 320
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 562-4601
Fax: (312) 942-6334