Photo: W. Robb MacLellan, MD
W. Robb MacLellan, MD
Year elected: 2009
Current membership category: Senior
University of Washington School of Medicine
1959 N Pacific St
Box 356422
Seattle, WA 98195
United States of America
Phone: 206-616-1040
Facsimile: 206-616-4847

Biographical statement

Dr. Robb MacLellan has made seminal contributions to our understanding of the molecular signaling pathways regulating cardiac growth and in regenerative strategies for the injured heart. He has established himself as a leader in this field, using multidisciplinary approaches combining targeted gene discovery with the development of mouse models to test candidate genes’ function. He has effectively combined basic and translational research with his clinical expertise, heart failure, to advance novel treatments such as cell therapy.

Institutional affiliations

University of Washington School of Medicine (Primary)


Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular Medicine

Positions held

Division Chief