Robert Kloner is Chief Science Officer and Scientific Director of Cardiovascular Research at Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI). He serves as Professor of Medicine (Clinical Scholar) at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He has run nationally and internationally known cardiovascular research programs for over 40 years, training dozens of medical scientists and collaborating with scores of physician-scientists, numerous research institutions, and medical industries worldwide. During his administrative tenure at both Wayne State University and The Heart Institute of Good Samaritan Hospital, he built successful research facilities from the ground-up, creating centers recognized for scientific excellence and innovation.
Dr Kloner has made major contributions to the understanding and treatment of heart disease, published extensively in medical literature, receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), American Heart Association (AHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Defense (DOD) and numerous corporations and private foundations.