Johns Hopkins researchers have identified the genes responsible for aortic ballooning and the sequence of events leading to aortic aneurysms. Dr. Hal Dietz currently conducts clinical trials of therapies for people with inherited aortic aneurysms to improve health and quality of life for these patients.
Learn more about Dr. Dietz and his aortic ballooning therapies at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/0002765/harry-dietz
Director, William S. Smilow Center for Marfan Syndrome Research Institute of Genetic Medicine
Professor of Genetic Medicine
Dr. Harry “Hal” Dietz is a professor of pediatrics, an associate professor of medicine and an assistant professor of neurological surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.