Welcome to the Goukassian Laboratory

The Goukassian Laboratory is a part of the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The laboratory focuses on four areas in basic and translational research – Cardiac Repair, Stem and Progenitor Cell Biology, Cardiovascular Space Radiobiology, Pathological Angiogenesis and Novel Cancer Therapeutics. Dr. David Goukassian joined the faculty of Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2018 from the Center of Translation Medicine at Tempe University School of Medicine.

Recent Publications

Cheng Z, Naga Srikanth Garikipati V, Truongcao MM, Cimini M, Huang G, Wang C, Benedict C, Gonzalez C, Mallaredy V, Goukassian DA, Verma SK, Kishore R. Serum-Derived Small Extracellular Vesicles From Diabetic Mice Impair Angiogenic Property of Microvascular Endothelial Cells: Role of EZH2. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 May 18;10(10):e019755. Epub 2021 May 14. PMID: 33988033

Garikipati VNS, Arakelyan A, Blakely EA, Chang PY, Truongcao MM, Cimini M, Malaredy V, Bajpai A, Addya S, Bisserier M, Brojakowska A, Eskandari A, Khlgatian MK, Hadri L, Fish KM, Kishore R, Goukassian DA. Long-Term Effects of Very Low Dose Particle Radiation on Gene Expression in the Heart: Degenerative Disease Risks. Cells. 2021 Feb 13;10(2):387. PMID: 33668521

Hamouche W, Bisserier M, Brojakowska A, Eskandari A, Fish K, Goukassian DA, Hadri L. Pathophysiology and pharmacological management of pulmonary and cardiovascular features of COVID-19. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2021 Apr;153:72-85. Epub 2020 Dec 26. PMID: 33373644