Borek Foldyna, MD, is a Cardiovascular Radiologist, Member of Faculty at Harvard Medical School, and Administrative Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Foldyna graduated and earned his doctorate from the University of Leipzig, Germany. Within Radiology's broad field, Dr. Foldyna has received extensive training in cardiovascular imaging and completed the Harvard Catalyst Education Program in applied biostatistics. Besides clinical utilization of cardiac imaging, Dr. Foldyna has co-investigated and lead several research efforts in investigator- and NIH-funded projects, including large trials, such as the Framingham Heart Study, PROMISE, and REPRIEVE trial. In collaboration with AIM, Dr. Foldyna has developed, validated, and applied deep-learning algorithms to assess the quality and quantity of coronary artery calcium, heart size, and epicardial adipose tissue on cardiac CT.
These efforts have resulted in several peer-reviewed publications and book chapter contributions. Additionally, Dr. Foldyna received the Siemens Outstanding Academic Research Award for his work on coronary artery calcium and the Top 3 Poster Award from the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research for investigating the natural history of coronary plaques in people living with HIV.
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