Naveen L. Pereira, M.D., is a Consultant for the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases and Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and advanced heart failure and transplant.
Dr. Pereira earned his medical degree at the University of Bombay. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Connecticut and cardiac fellowship at the Brown University Hospital System and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Pereira has received many awards including the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Career Development Award, Marie Ingalls Cardiovascular Career Development Award, Academic Research in Cardiology Award, Transplant Center Scholarly Program Award, and Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapeutic Program Award. He was a recipient of the Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Award with a focus on functional genomics and translating the genetics of pharmacotherapy. He is currently a recipient of funding from the National Institutes of Health including National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute on Aging. He is Vice-Chair of the Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Council of the American Heart Association and on the editorial board of Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine. His laboratory is focused on demonstrating the functional significance of genetic variation in in-vitro cell systems. He is the overall Principal Investigator of the international multi-center clinical trial, TAILOR PCI that is evaluating the individualization of anti-platelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention using genetics at the bedside.
Dr. Pereira's research interests include treatment of endstage heart failure, antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplant, cardiac allograft hypertrophy, functional genomics and pharmacogenomics.