Advisor Profiles

Andrew McCulloch, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego

Dr. Andrew McCulloch is Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering and Medicine at the University of California San Diego. He is a Principal Investigator of the National Biomedical Computation Resource and the Cardiac Atlas Project, and Director of the Cardiac Biomedical Science and Engineering Center and the Interdisciplinary PhD Specialization in Multi-Scale Biology at UCSD. He served as Vice Chair and Chair of the Bioengineering Department from 2002 to 2008. Dr. McCulloch was educated at the University of Auckland, New Zealand in Engineering Science and Physiology receiving his Ph.D. in 1986. Dr. McCulloch was an NSF Presidential Young Investigator and is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Section of the American Physiological Society. Dr. McCulloch’s lab uses multi-scale experimental and computational models to investigate the molecular mechanisms of heart diseases and identify new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.