Michael Salerno

Salerno, Michael

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine


  • Clinical Fellowship, General Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, University of Virginia
  • MD, Medicine, University of Virginia
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Stanford University Medicine Center

Contact Information

PO Box 800158
MR-4 Building, RM 1190
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: (434) 243-1000

Research Interests

Cardiovascular MRI, Cardiovascular CT, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Diastolic Heart Failure, Myocardial Perfusion, Coronary Artery Disease

Research Description

Dr. Salerno's research involves the development and evaluation of novel MRI pulse sequences and techniques to improve the clinical utility of CMR imaging. The current clinical focus of the research is on myocardial perfusion imaging, imaging of myocardial fibrosis and ventricular remodeling following myocardial infarction. The laboratory includes undergraduate and graduate engineering students as well as clinical cardiovascular imaging fellows to bring new advances into clinical practice.

Selected Publications