University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine

Bio for Markus F. Meyer, MD
Markus F. Meyer, MD

Markus F. Meyer, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Medicine-Cardiology, McClure Wing, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401


Medical School:
Albert-Ludwigs Universit├Ąt Freiburg, Germany
Lepold-Franzens Universit├Ąt Innsbruck, Austria

Research Interests

Dr. Meyer's primary research interest is mechanisms responsible for and improved treatment of heart failure. His specific focus is to elucidate the role of cellular calcium handling in heart failure.

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont


Representative Publications from a total of 31

Trost SU, Belke D, Bluhm WF, Meyer M, Swanson E, Dillmann WH.  Overexpression of the sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+)-ATPase improves myocardial contractility in diabetic cardiomyopathy.  Diabetes, 51:1166-1171, 2002

Meyer M, Belke DD, Trost SU, Swanson E, Dieterle T, Scott B, Cary SP, Ho P, Bluhm WF, McDonough PM,  Silverman GJ,  Dillmann WH   A recombinant antibody increases cardiac contractility by mimicking phospholamban phosphorylation.  FASEB J. 2004 Aug;18(11):1312-4.

Dieterle T, Meyer  M, Gu Y, Belke DD, Swanson E, Ashikaga H, Iwatate M, MD, McDonough P, Hollander J, Peterson KL, Ross JJr, Dillmann WH.  Gene transfer of a phospholamban-targeted antibody improves intracellular calcium handling and cardiac function in heart failure  Cardiovasc Res. 2005 Sep 1;67(4):678-88

Meyer M, Dauerman HL, MD, Bell SP, LeWinter MM, Lustgarten DL.  Coronary Venous Capture of Contrast During Angiography. JACC Interventions 2009; 2:215-221.

Selby DE, Palmer B, LeWinter MM, Meyer M. Tachycardia induced contracture and resting tone in isolated myocardium from patients with left ventricular hypertrophy. JACC accepted for publication 2010.

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