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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Kamp's clinical activities include general cardiology with an emphasis on noninvasive cardiac electrophysiology and heart failure. He directs an active research program which bridges from the basic functional and electrical properties of heart cells to clinical applications arising from these basic studies, including the use of stem cells to repair damaged heart muscle. Dr. Kamp participates widely in peer review activities, including the editorial board for the journals Circulation Research and Stem Cells, as well as serving on peer review panels for American Heart Association and National Institutes of Health.


Cardiovascular Medicine


Research Park Clinic
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University Hospital
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Residency The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Internship The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Medical School University of Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

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Dr. Kamp's research focuses in three general and related areas: (1) cardiac ion channel proteins and their role in the electrical activity of the heart, including arrhythmias, (2) basic cellular abnormalities responsible for heart failure, and (3) stem cells for the generation of new heart cells and for repair of damaged heart muscle.

PubMed Articles
Tyan L Foell JD Vincent KP Woon MT Mesquitta WT Lang D Best JM Ackerman MJ McCulloch AD Glukhov AV Balijepalli RC Kamp TJ Long QT syndrome caveolin-3 mutations differentially modulate K<sub>v</sub> 4 and Ca<sub>v</sub> 1.2 channels to contribute to action potential prolongation. J Physiol . 2019 Mar;597(6):1531-1551
[PubMed ID: 30588629]
Lee JJ Cheng SJ Huang CY Chen CY Feng L Hwang DY Kamp TJ Chen HC Hsieh PCH Primary cardiac manifestation of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease revealed by patient induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes. EBioMedicine . 2019 Feb;40:675-684
[PubMed ID: 30639418]
Tang TWH Chen HC Chen CY Yen CYT Lin CJ Prajnamitra RP Chen LL Ruan SC Lin JH Lin PJ Lu HH Kuo CW Chang CM Hall AD Vivas EI Shui JW Chen P Hacker TA Rey FE Kamp TJ Hsieh PCH Loss of Gut Microbiota Alters Immune System Composition and Cripples Postinfarction Cardiac Repair. Circulation . 2019 Jan 29;139(5):647-659
[PubMed ID: 30586712]
Berry JL Zhu W Tang YL Krishnamurthy P Ge Y Cooke JP Chen Y Garry DJ Yang HT Rajasekaran NS Koch WJ Li S Domae K Qin G Cheng K Kamp TJ Ye L Hu S Ogle BM Rogers JM Abel ED Davis ME Prabhu SD Liao R Pu WT Wang Y Ping P Bursac N Vunjak-Novakovic G Wu JC Bolli R Menasché P Zhang J Convergences of Life Sciences and Engineering in Understanding and Treating Heart Failure. Circ Res . 2019 Jan 4;124(1):161-169
[PubMed ID: 30605412]
Metzger JM Moore CF Boettcher CA Brunner KG Fleddermann RA Matsoff HN Resnikoff HA Bondarenko V Kamp TJ Hacker TA Barnhart TE Lao PJ Christian BT Nickles RJ Gallagher CL Holden JE Emborg ME In vivo imaging of inflammation and oxidative stress in a nonhuman primate model of cardiac sympathetic neurodegeneration. NPJ Parkinsons Dis . 2018;4:22
[PubMed ID: 30038956]
Garg P Garg V Shrestha R Sanguinetti MC Kamp TJ Wu JC Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes as Models for Cardiac Channelopathies: A Primer for Non-Electrophysiologists. Circ Res . 2018 Jul 6;123(2):224-243
[PubMed ID: 29976690]
Wright PT Bhogal NK Diakonov I Pannell LMK Perera RK Bork NI Schobesberger S Lucarelli C Faggian G Alvarez-Laviada A Zaccolo M Kamp TJ Balijepalli RC Lyon AR Harding SE Nikolaev VO Gorelik J Cardiomyocyte Membrane Structure and cAMP Compartmentation Produce Anatomical Variation in β<sub>2</sub>AR-cAMP Responsiveness in Murine Hearts. Cell Rep . 2018 Apr 10;23(2):459-469
[PubMed ID: 29642004]
Brown ME Zhou Y McIntosh BE Norman IG Lou HE Biermann M Sullivan JA Kamp TJ Thomson JA Anagnostopoulos PV Burlingham WJ A Humanized Mouse Model Generated Using Surplus Neonatal Tissue. Stem Cell Reports . 2018 Apr 10;10(4):1175-1183
[PubMed ID: 29576539]
Hsieh PCH Kamp TJ To Be Young at Heart. Cell Stem Cell . 2018 Apr 5;22(4):475-476
[PubMed ID: 29625063]
Woon MT Long PA Reilly L Evans JM Keefe AM Lea MR Beglinger CJ Balijepalli RC Lee Y Olson TM Kamp TJ Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy-Associated <i>LRRC10</i> (Leucine-Rich Repeat-Containing 10) Variant Reveals LRRC10 as an Auxiliary Subunit of Cardiac L-Type Ca<sup>2+</sup> Channels. J Am Heart Assoc . 2018 Feb 3;7(3)
[PubMed ID: 29431102]
Schaefer JA Guzman PA Riemenschneider SB Kamp TJ Tranquillo RT A cardiac patch from aligned microvessel and cardiomyocyte patches. J Tissue Eng Regen Med . 2018 Feb;12(2):546-556
[PubMed ID: 28875579]
Cadet JS Kamp TJ A Recipe for T-Tubules in Human iPS Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Circ Res . 2017 Dec 8;121(12):1294-1295
[PubMed ID: 29217703]
Feng L Kamp TJ Electrotaxis leads the way. Heart Rhythm . 2017 Nov;14(11):1693-1694
[PubMed ID: 28733157]
Yanamandala M Zhu W Garry DJ Kamp TJ Hare JM Jun HW Yoon YS Bursac N Prabhu SD Dorn GW 2nd Bolli R Kitsis RN Zhang J Overcoming the Roadblocks to Cardiac Cell Therapy Using Tissue Engineering. J Am Coll Cardiol . 2017 Aug 8;70(6):766-775
[PubMed ID: 28774384]
Skelton RJP Kamp TJ Elliott DA Ardehali R Biomarkers of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Lineages. Trends Mol Med . 2017 Jul;23(7):651-668
[PubMed ID: 28576602]
Lalit PA Rodriguez AM Downs KM Kamp TJ Generation of multipotent induced cardiac progenitor cells from mouse fibroblasts and potency testing in ex vivo mouse embryos. Nat Protoc . 2017 May;12(5):1029-1054
[PubMed ID: 28426026]
Bylund JB Trinh LT Awgulewitsch CP Paik DT Jetter C Jha R Zhang J Nolan K Xu C Thompson TB Kamp TJ Hatzopoulos AK Coordinated Proliferation and Differentiation of Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Progenitor Cells Depend on Bone Morphogenetic Protein Signaling Regulation by GREMLIN 2. Stem Cells Dev . 2017 May 1;26(9):678-693
[PubMed ID: 28125926]
Woon MT Kamp TJ Put to the test. Elife . 2017 Jan 30;6
[PubMed ID: 28134615]
Eguchi A Wleklinski MJ Spurgat MC Heiderscheit EA Kropornicka AS Vu CK Bhimsaria D Swanson SA Stewart R Ramanathan P Kamp TJ Slukvin I Thomson JA Dutton JR Ansari AZ Reprogramming cell fate with a genome-scale library of artificial transcription factors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A . 2016 Dec 20;113(51):E8257-E8266
[PubMed ID: 27930301]
Nelson DO Lalit PA Biermann M Markandeya YS Capes DL Addesso L Patel G Han T John MC Powers PA Downs KM Kamp TJ Lyons GE Irx4 Marks a Multipotent, Ventricular-Specific Progenitor Cell. Stem Cells . 2016 Dec;34(12):2875-2888
[PubMed ID: 27570947]