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Ahmad Anjak, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Nephrology)
  • Fellowship: Division of Cardiology University of Cincinnati (Cardiac Imaging)
  • Residency: St. Luke's Hospital/St. Louis University School of Medicine (Internal Medicine )
  • Internship : New York Methodist Hospital/Cornell University Medical College (Internal Medicine)
  • Internship: Aleppo University Hospital Aleppo (Department of Diagnostic Radiology)
  • Medical Degree: Aleppo University - Faculty of Medicine
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) (Certification Date: 2018-10-03)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 2001-08-21) - (Recertification Date: 2023-01-01)


Internal Medicine

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Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications

Anjak, Ahmad; López-Candales, Angel; Lopez, Francisco R; Harris, David; Elwing, Jean 2014. Objective measures of right ventricular function during exercise: results of a pilot study. Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), 31 4, 508-15

Basford, Joshua E; Koch, Sheryl; Anjak, Ahmad; Singh, Vivek P; Krause, Eric G; Robbins, Nathan; Weintraub, Neal L; Hui, David Y; Rubinstein, Jack 2013. Smooth muscle LDL receptor-related protein-1 deletion induces aortic insufficiency and promotes vascular cardiomyopathy in mice. PloS one, 8 11, e82026

Koch, Sheryl E; Haworth, Kevin J; Robbins, Nathan; Smith, Margaret A; Lather, Navneet; Anjak, Ahmad; Jiang, Min; Varma, Priyanka; Jones, W Keith; Rubinstein, Jack 2013. Age- and gender-related changes in ventricular performance in wild-type FVB/N mice as evaluated by conventional and vector velocity echocardiography imaging: a retrospective study. Ultrasound in medicine & biology, 39 11, 2034-43

Pritchard, Tracy J; Kawase, Yoshiaki; Haghighi, Kobra; Anjak, Ahmad; Cai, Wenfeng; Jiang, Min; Nicolaou, Persoulla; Pylar, George; Karakikes, Ioannis; Rapti, Kleopatra; Rubinstein, Jack; Hajjar, Roger J; Kranias, Evangelia G 2013. Active inhibitor-1 maintains protein hyper-phosphorylation in aging hearts and halts remodeling in failing hearts. PloS one, 8 12, e80717

Florea, Stela; Anjak, Ahmad; Cai, Wen-Feng; Qian, Jiang; Vafiadaki, Elizabeth; Figueria, Sarah; Haghighi, Kobra; Rubinstein, Jack; Lorenz, John; Kranias, Evangelia G 2012. Constitutive phosphorylation of inhibitor-1 at Ser67 and Thr75 depresses calcium cycling in cardiomyocytes and leads to remodeling upon aging. Basic research in cardiology, 107 5, 279

Haghighi, Kobra; Pritchard, Tracy; Bossuyt, Julie; Waggoner, Jason R; Yuan, Qunying; Fan, Guo-Chang; Osinska, Hanna; Anjak, Ahmad; Rubinstein, Jack; Robbins, Jeffrey; Bers, Donald M; Kranias, Evangelia G 2011. The human phospholamban Arg14-deletion mutant localizes to plasma membrane and interacts with the Na/K-ATPase. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, ,