Dr. Marvin “Marv” J. Slepian, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Biomedical Engineering and McGuire Scholar in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, has been recently cross-appointed as Professor of Medical Imaging.
Dr. Slepian is the author of numerous publications and patents in the fields of vascular biology, polymeric biomaterials, local drug delivery and artificial organs. Dr. Slepian directs the Arizona Cancer Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation (ACABI) and teaches a university-wide course annually on Innovation, Translation and Entrepreneurship.
Throughout his career, Dr. Slepian has brought numerous innovative technologies into clinical use. He designed stents (for arteries) with unique properties that make them more responsive in a clinical environment – essentially creating “smart stents.” He is the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of SnyCardia, having served as founding President and Chairman for over a decade.
We are excited to have Dr. Slepian join our department and look forward to his leadership in helping our faculty with development and innovation