- Research Assistant Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences
Dr. Vahagn Ohanyan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Medical Sciences at NEOMED in Rootstown, Ohio. He is the President of Ohan Cardiovascular Innovations Corp.
- M.D., (Honors Diploma), 2002, Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi.
- Clinical Residency, 2004, Internal Medicine, Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi.
- Postgraduate Student, 2006, Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi.
Academic & Professional Activities
- Member of Microcirculation Society
- Member of World Molecular Imaging Society
- Member of Armenian Medical Association/ARMEDA
- American Heart Association (ATVB, BCVS)
- American Physiology Societies
- FAME Academic Day “Best Oral Presentation”, NEOMED, Ohio
- Early Career Best Science Award 2013 (AHA, BCVS) Dallas, TX
- “Young Investigator Travel Award” 2012 (AHA,) Los-Angeles, CA
- “Young Investigator Travel Award” 2009 (AHA, ATVB) Orlando, FL
- “Excellence in Teaching” of Medical Biology and Genetics, Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia
- IACUC Review committee member 2016-2019
- Manuscript reviewer for: Circulation, Circulation Research, American Heart Association: “Annual session” supplements for Circulation Journal, International Journal of Cardiology (Editorial Board Member), The Armenian Medical Journal, Armenian Medical Journal
- 2017- Experimental Biology “Emerging Concepts in the Local Regulation of Blood Flow”
- 2015-present- Invited consultant for ADInstruments
- 2015- AHA, A New Paradigm for Tako-Tsubo Cardiomyopathy: Disconnection between Myocardial Blood Flow and Cardiac Work (Control#: 2971) in a Joint Sessions entitled Highlights of Basic and Clinical Cardiovascular Science (Joint Session with the Armenian Society of Cardiology)
- 2015-AHA , Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction Causes Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (Control#: 3958) in a Ask the Experts entitled Does the Coronary Microcirculation Play a Role in Ischemic Heart Disease?
- 2015- 10th World Congress for Microcirculation (WCMic 2015), Functional Remodeling of Coronary Control Mechanisms in Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
- Coronary microvascular Kv1 channels as regulatory sensors of intracellular pyridine nucleotide redox potential. Dwenger MM, Ohanyan V, Navedo MF, Nystoriak MA. Microcirculation (New York, N.Y. : 1994). 2018; 25(1). NIHMSID: NIHMS918491 PubMed [journal]PMID: 29110409 PMCID: PMC5760281
- Alignment of inducible vascular progenitor cells on a micro-bundle scaffold improves cardiac repair following myocardial infarction. Jamaiyar A, Wan W, Ohanyan V, Enrick M, Janota D, Cumpston D, Song H, Stevanov K, Kolz CL, Hakobyan T, Dong F, Newby BZ, Chilian WM, Yin L. Basic research in cardiology. 2017; 112(4):41. PubMed [journal]PMID: 28540527
- Kv1.3 channels facilitate the connection between metabolism and blood flow in the heart. Ohanyan V, Yin L, Bardakjian R, Kolz C, Enrick M, Hakobyan T, Luli J, Graham K, Khayata M, Logan S, Kmetz J, Chilian WM. Microcirculation (New York, N.Y. : 1994). 2017; 24(4). NIHMSID: NIHMS828195 PubMed [journal]PMID: 28504408 PMCID: PMC5433265
- Oral chromium picolinate impedes hyperglycemia-induced atherosclerosis and inhibits proatherogenic protein TSP-1 expression in STZ-induced type 1 diabetic ApoE-/- mice. Ganguly R, Sahu S, Ohanyan V, Haney R, Chavez RJ, Shah S, Yalamanchili S, Raman P. Scientific reports. 2017; 7:45279. PubMed [journal]PMID: 28345659 PMCID: PMC5366888
- Impaired coronary metabolic dilation in the metabolic syndrome is linked to mitochondrial dysfunction and mitochondrial DNA damage. Guarini G, Kiyooka T, Ohanyan V, Pung YF, Marzilli M, Chen YR, Chen CL, Kang PT, Hardwick JP, Kolz CL, Yin L, Wilson GL, Shokolenko I, Dobson JG Jr, Fenton R, Chilian WM. Basic research in cardiology. 2016; 111(3):29. NIHMSID: NIHMS885334 PubMed [journal]PMID: 27040114 PMCID: PMC5542063