Dr. Wechsler has been senior advisor, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute since 2009. Additionally, he has been editor emeritus of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery since 2008.
Awards and Honors
- Senior Research Prize, State University of New York
- National Science Foundation Summer Research Fellow (1962 and 1963)
"Surgical Management of Heart Failure"
Principal Investigator (1999-2007)
"Cardiac Dysfunction in Potential Organ Donors After Brain Death From Increased Intracranial Pressure." Defining myocardial contractile protein, structural and SR gene changes associated with cerebral death.
Principal Investigator (1994-1997)
"Effects of T3 on Left Ventricular Contractility in Patients"
Principal Investigator (1992-1994)
"Surgical Heart Bypass: Physiology of Cardiac Injury #HL26302"
Principal Investigator (1986-1993)