Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Brott came to UAB in November, 2000 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She then completed her medical degree at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, IL in 1988 and completed an Internal Medicine residency (1991) at Beth Israel Medical Center – Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. Dr. Brott completed both a General Cardiology fellowship (1994) and an Interventional Cardiology fellowship (1995) at Duke University, Durham, NC. Afterwards, she was hired on with Vanderbilt University and stayed there for four years before joining us the Division of Cardiovascular Disease at UAB.

    Dr. Brott is an active member of the Interventional Cardiology section, and serves as the Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program.

    Dr. Brott serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, and is a reviewer of numerous journals. Dr. Brott serves on several councils and grant review committees including the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology (2004 – present), NIH BMBI Study Section (Biomaterials and Biointerfaces) (2009 – 2016), NIH SBIB Study Section (Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging, and Bioengineering) (2013 – present), and the NIH Special Emphasis Panel - Biomedical Imaging and Engineering Area Review.
  • Selected Publications

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Brigitta Brott’s research interests are the understanding of endovascular device – artery interactions and the improvement of vascular compatibility of stents and other implants. She also focuses on the treatment of patients with congestive heart failure using local delivery of novel cell therapies. Her focus is on the development and evaluation of new interventional device coatings, in order to improve patient outcomes. In this role, she has co-founded Endomimetics, LLC, a UAB spin-off company, which develops coatings to improve healing and inhibit abnormal clotting on implants.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Abbott Fund Interventional Fellowship Grant 2017-2018  awarded by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
  • Abbott Fund Interventional Fellowship Grant 2018-2019  awarded by Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • Abbott Interventional Fellowship 2012/2013  awarded by Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • Abbott Interventional Fellowship Grant 2013-2014  awarded by Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • Abbott Interventional Fellowship Grant 2014-2015  awarded by Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • Abbott Interventional Fellowship Grant 2015-2016  awarded by Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • Abbott Interventional Fellowship Grant 2016-2017  awarded by Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • Abbott Interventional Fellowship Grant 2020 - 2021  awarded by Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • Interventional Cardiology SCAI 2011/2012  awarded by Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI)  awarded by HENRY FORD HOSPITAL
  • Private Grant  awarded by CORDIS CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by CONOR MEDSYSTEMS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIUM THERAPEUTICS
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIOVASCULAR BIOTHERAPEUTICS
  • Private Grant  awarded by BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA GLOBAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CENTER
  • Private Grant  awarded by ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
  • Private Grant  awarded by CORDIS CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by DATASCOPE, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK & COMPANY, INC. ^
  • Private Grant  awarded by AGA MEDICAL CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT BIOTHERAPEUTICS
  • Private Grant  awarded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences ^
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT VASCULAR, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABIOMED, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABIOMED, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT LABORATORIES
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT LABORATORIES
  • SCAI Interventional Fellowship 2012/2013  awarded by Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • Investigator On

  • Dual Action Nanomatrix Coated Stent Evaluation using Engineered Artery Sheets with Atherosclerotic Features  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Implanted Coronary Artery Stents Crack and Corrode: A Structural Integrity and Tissue Inflammation Analysis  awarded by CYPRUS RESEARCH PROMOTION FOUNDATION
  • NYU Women's Heart Attack Research Program (NYU HARP)  awarded by New York University
  • North American COVID-19 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NACMI) Registry  awarded by MINNEAPOLIS HEART INSTITUTE FOUNDATION
  • Patient Oriented Research in Personalized Antithrombotic Therapy  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Pharmacogenomic Resource for Improving Medication Effectiveness (PRIME)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by SCHERING PLOUGH CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by ACCUMETRICS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT VASCULAR, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABIOMED, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIODX, INC
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMORCYTE, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical
  • Private Grant  awarded by AASTROM BIOSCIENCES, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT VASCULAR, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT VASCULAR, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical
  • Private Grant  awarded by TEVA BRANDED PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS R&D
  • Private Grant  awarded by BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY
  • Private Grant  awarded by PLC MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by DAIICHI SANKYO, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CELLAEGIS US INC
  • Private Grant  awarded by ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABIOMED, INC.
  • Prohealing Multifunctional Endothelium Nanomatrix Coated Stent  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Tissue-engineered Atherosclerosis Model in a Physiological Bioreactor  awarded by American Heart Association
  • Education And Training

  • Beth Israel Hospital, Residency
  • Duke University Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago 1988
  • Full Name

  • Brigitta Brott