Biography

Division:
Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences DTCS
IRG:
Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering SBIB

Dr. Yuanna Cheng serves as Chief of CSR’s Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging, and Bioengineering (SBIB) Integrated Review Group (IRG).

Previously, she served as Acting Chief of the SBIB IRG and as a Scientific Review Officer for the Clinical and Integrative Cardiovascular Sciences Study Section and the Electrical Signaling, Ion Transport, and Arrhythmias Study Section in the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences IRG. Dr. Cheng’s academic background includes a M.D. in Medicine at Tongji Medical University in China and a Ph.D. in physiology at Medical College of Oita in Japan. This was followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh. She was then recruited to the Cleveland Clinic, where her research focused increasingly on translational aspects of cardiac electrophysiology. Before joining CSR, Dr. Cheng was an associate staff in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Molecular Cardiology at Cleveland Clinic as well as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University.