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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

Artery Disease


Research Park Clinic
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial

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
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]
Vaidyanathan R Markandeya YS Kamp TJ Makielski JC January CT Eckhardt LL IK1-enhanced human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes: an improved cardiomyocyte model to investigate inherited arrhythmia syndromes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol . 2016 Jun 1;310(11):H1611-21
[PubMed ID: 27059077]
Biermann M Kamp TJ Cardiotoxicity in a dish: new insights for personalized therapy. Nat Med . 2016 May 5;22(5):459-60
[PubMed ID: 27149216]
Lalit PA Salick MR Nelson DO Squirrell JM Shafer CM Patel NG Saeed I Schmuck EG Markandeya YS Wong R Lea MR Eliceiri KW Hacker TA Crone WC Kyba M Garry DJ Stewart R Thomson JA Downs KM Lyons GE Kamp TJ Lineage Reprogramming of Fibroblasts into Proliferative Induced Cardiac Progenitor Cells by Defined Factors. Cell Stem Cell . 2016 Mar 3;18(3):354-67
[PubMed ID: 26877223]
Brody MJ Feng L Grimes AC Hacker TA Olson TM Kamp TJ Balijepalli RC Lee Y LRRC10 is required to maintain cardiac function in response to pressure overload. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol . 2016 Jan 15;310(2):H269-78
[PubMed ID: 26608339]
Hwang HS Kryshtal DO Feaster TK Sánchez-Freire V Zhang J Kamp TJ Hong CC Wu JC Knollmann BC Human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) derived cardiomyocytes to understand and test cardiac calcium handling: A glass half full. J Mol Cell Cardiol . 2015 Dec;89(Pt B):379-80
[PubMed ID: 26695095]
Wendel JS Ye L Tao R Zhang J Zhang J Kamp TJ Tranquillo RT Functional Effects of a Tissue-Engineered Cardiac Patch From Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes in a Rat Infarct Model. Stem Cells Transl Med . 2015 Nov;4(11):1324-32
[PubMed ID: 26371342]
Hwang HS Kryshtal DO Feaster TK Sánchez-Freire V Zhang J Kamp TJ Hong CC Wu JC Knollmann BC Comparable calcium handling of human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes generated by multiple laboratories. J Mol Cell Cardiol . 2015 Aug;85:79-88
[PubMed ID: 25982839]
Chang YH Ye L Cai W Lee Y Guner H Lee Y Kamp TJ Zhang J Ge Y Quantitative proteomics reveals differential regulation of protein expression in recipient myocardium after trilineage cardiovascular cell transplantation. Proteomics . 2015 Aug;15(15):2560-7
[PubMed ID: 26033914]
Lian X Bao X Zilberter M Westman M Fisahn A Hsiao C Hazeltine LB Dunn KK Kamp TJ Palecek SP Chemically defined, albumin-free human cardiomyocyte generation. Nat Methods . 2015 Jul;12(7):595-6
[PubMed ID: 26125590]