Researcher | Research Overview
Dr. Breitbart's current research activities include clinical investigation in pediatric heart disease as part of the multicenter Pediatric Heart Network, and translational research in the genetic basis of congenital heart disease as part of the Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium, both under the auspices of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Dr. Breitbart is the Chair of the Publications and Presentations Committee of the Pediatric Heart Network and member of the Steering and Executive Committees.
Researcher | Research Background
Dr. Breitbart received his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed internship and residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Boston Children's Hospital. From 1996-2001 he headed the cardiovascular drug target discovery program at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Cambridge, MA. He returned full time to Boston Children’s in 2002 to assume a leadership role on the Cardiac Inpatient Service, supervising the care of patients with complex congenital heart disease in conjunction with teaching and research activities