Professor & Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute
Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD is Director of Stanford Cardiovascular Institute and Simon H. Stertzer, MD, Professor of Medicine and Radiology at Stanford University. Dr. Wu received his MD from Yale University and PhD (Molecular & Medical Pharmacology) at UCLA. He is board certified in cardiovascular medicine. His lab works on cardiovascular genomics and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). The main goals are to (i) understand basic disease mechanisms, (ii) accelerate drug discovery via “clinical trial in a dish” concept, and (iii) implement precision medicine for patients. Dr. Wu has published >500 manuscripts with H-index of 116 on Google scholar. He is listed as top 1% of highly cited researchers by Web of Science for past 5 years (2018-2022). Dr. Wu is an elected member of American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Association of Physicians (AAP), Academia Sinica, National Academy of Inventors (NAI), and National Academy of Medicine (NAM).