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Giselle C. Melendez ZapataWake Forest School of Medicine

Giselle C. Melendez Zapata

Assistant Professor,
Instructor,


Clinical Interests

Cardiac Disease, Cardiovascular Disease Preventions and Genetics

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7086 | Department: 336-716-6674

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education & Training

  • B.A., Venezuela, 1995
  • M.D., Central Univ Faculty of Medicine-Venezuela, 2003
  • Fellowship, Cell Biology, University of South Carolina M, 2011

Memberships

  • Am Heart Association
  • Am Physiological Society
Giselle C. Melendez Zapata

Giselle C. Melendez Zapata

Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Instructor, Cardiology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Center for Comparative Medicine Research

Research Interests

cardiac function

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7086 | Department: 336-716-6674

Recent Publications

Levick SP, Melendez GC. Targeting substance P and relaxin [letter]. Int J Cardiol. 2016;204():154-155.

Melendez GC, Register TC, Appt SE, Clarkson TB, Franke AA, Kaplan JR. Beneficial effects of soy supplementation on postmenopausal atherosclerosis are dependent on pretreatment stage of plaque progression. Menopause. 2015;22(3):289-296.

Melendez GC, Manteufel EJ, Dehlin HM, Register TC, Levick SP. Non-human primate and rat cardiac fibroblasts show similar extracellular matrix-related and cellular adhesion gene responses to substance P. Heart Lung Circ. 2015;24(4):395-403.

Jordan JH, Vasu S, Morgan T, D'Agostino R, Melendez GC, Hall M, Hamilton C, Arai A, Liu S, Liu C-Y, Lima J, Bluemke D, Hundley W. Myocardial extracellular volume is elevated in cancer survivors treated with anthracycline-based chemotherapy compared to cancer-free peers and newly diagnosed and untreated cancer patients: a single-center observational study of the. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;65(10 Suppl):A1081.

Vera T, D'Agostino RB Jr, Jordan JH, Whitlock MC, Melendez GC, Lamar ZS, Porosnicu M, Bonkovsky HL, Poole LB, Hundley WG. Relation of pre-anthracycline serum bilirubin levels to left ventricular ejection fraction after chemotherapy. Am J Cardiol. 2015;116(11):1752-1755.

Clarkson TB, Melendez GC, Appt SE. Timing hypothesis for postmenopausal hormone therapy: its origin, current status, and future. Menopause. 2013;20(3):342-353.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Instructor, Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Disease, Cardiovascular Disease Preventions and Genetics
Giselle C. Melendez Zapata

Giselle C. Melendez Zapata

Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Instructor, Cardiology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Center for Comparative Medicine Research

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