Elizabeth M. McNally, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics
Director, Institute for Cardiovascular Research
Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD University of Chicago Medical Center 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6088 Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: (773) 702-2672
Fax: (773) 702-2681

Research Description

My research interest involves identifying the genes that play a role in the development of cardiomyopthy and muscular dystrophy. I also direct the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic, a comprehensive program that focuses on diagnosing and treating patients with inherited heart disease.

Selected Publications

Modifying muscular dystrophy through transforming growth factor-beta.
Ceco E, McNally EM
(2013 Sep) FEBS J. 2013 Sep;280(17):4198-209. doi: 10.1111/febs.12266. Epub 2013 Apr 24. 23551962 ( Full Text )

Genetic mutations and mechanisms in dilated cardiomyopathy.
McNally EM, Golbus JR, Puckelwartz MJ
(2013 Jan) J Clin Invest. 2013 Jan 2;123(1):19-26. doi: 10.1172/JCI62862. Epub 2013 Jan 2. 23281406 ( Full Text )

LTBP4 genotype predicts age of ambulatory loss in duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Flanigan KM, Ceco E, Lamar KM, Kaminoh Y, Dunn DM, Mendell JR, King WM, Pestronk A, Florence JM, Mathews KD, Finkel RS, Swoboda KJ, Gappmaier E, Howard MT, Day JW, McDonald C, McNally EM, Weiss RB
(2012 Nov) Ann Neurol. 2012 Nov 26. doi: 10.1002/ana.23819. 23440719

The superhealing MRL background improves muscular dystrophy.
Heydemann A, Swaggart KA, Kim GH, Holley-Cuthrell J, Hadhazy M, McNally EM
(2012) Skelet Muscle. 2012 Dec 5;2(1):26. doi: 10.1186/2044-5040-2-26. 23216833 ( Full Text )

Population-based variation in cardiomyopathy genes.
Golbus JR, Puckelwartz MJ, Fahrenbach JP, Dellefave-Castillo LM, Wolfgeher D, McNally EM
(2012 Aug) Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Aug 1;5(4):391-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.112.962928. Epub 2012 Jul 4. 22763267 ( Full Text )

Genetic pathways of vascular calcification.
Hofmann Bowman MA, McNally EM
(2012 May) Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2012 May;22(4):93-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2012.07.002. 23040839 ( Full Text )