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Professor, Emory/GT


Biomedical Engineering and Medicine

Director, Children's Heart Research and Outcomes (HeRO) Center


Dr. Davis holds positions as a Professor in both Cardiology and Biomedical Engineering at the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University. Additionally, he serves as an associate chair for graduate studies at BME department, and a director of the Children's Heart Research and Outcomes (HeRO) Center. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular and Systems Pharmacology at Emory University in 2003 working on molecular regulation of eNOS expression by shear stress. From 2003-2006, he completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital working on cardiac tissue engineering with collaborators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He moved back to Emory in 2006 to join the faculty in Division of Cardiology and Biomedical Engineering Department.

Honors and Awards

2020 - Elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineers (AIMBE)

2019 - Elected Fellow of the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR)

2015 - Emory School of Medicine Hidden Gem Award

2015 - Atlanta Business Chronicle Healthcare Hero Award (Rising Star)

2010 - Fellow of the American Heart Association

2009 - Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award in Cardiovascular Science Finalist (American Heart Association)

2005 - Keystone Symposium Scholarship Award

2002 - Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Award

2000 - NIH Departmental Training Grant Recipient



2005 - US Patent Application 20060088510; Lee RT and Davis ME
2007 - U.S. Serial No.: 60/923,136; Davis ME and Murthy N (Provisional)

2008 - U.S. Serial No.: 12/075,667; Davis ME, Murthy N, Sy JC (Utility

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