Ravi Karra, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pathology
Affiliate of the Regeneration Next Initiative
Campus mail 247A CARL Building, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-2449
Email address ravi.karra@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2005 - 2008
  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 2005


Gupta, Vikas, Matthew Gemberling, Ravi Karra, Gabriel E. Rosenfeld, Todd Evans, and Kenneth D. Poss. “An injury-responsive gata4 program shapes the zebrafish cardiac ventricle.” Curr Biol 23, no. 13 (July 8, 2013): 1221–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.05.028.

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Gregoire, Serge, Ravi Karra, Derek Passer, Marcus-André Deutsch, Markus Krane, Rebecca Feistritzer, Anthony Sturzu, Ibrahim Domian, Yumiko Saga, and Sean M. Wu. “Essential and unexpected role of Yin Yang 1 to promote mesodermal cardiac differentiation.” Circ Res 112, no. 6 (March 15, 2013): 900–910. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.113.259259.

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Chen, Jenny X., Markus Krane, Marcus-Andre Deutsch, Li Wang, Moshe Rav-Acha, Serge Gregoire, Marc C. Engels, et al. “Inefficient reprogramming of fibroblasts into cardiomyocytes using Gata4, Mef2c, and Tbx5.” Circ Res 111, no. 1 (June 22, 2012): 50–55. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.112.270264.

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Karra, Ravi, Lisa McDermott, Sarah Connelly, Peter Smith, Daniel J. Sexton, and Keith S. Kaye. “Risk factors for 1-year mortality after postoperative mediastinitis.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132, no. 3 (September 2006): 537–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2006.04.037.

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Karra, Ravi, Sreekanth Vemullapalli, Chunming Dong, Edward E. Herderick, Xiaohua Song, Kathy Slosek, Joseph R. Nevins, Mike West, Pascal J. Goldschmidt-Clermont, and David Seo. “Molecular evidence for arterial repair in atherosclerosis.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102, no. 46 (November 15, 2005): 16789–94. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0507718102.

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Hauser, E. R., S. Gregory, D. Seo, A. Dobra, E. Iversen, R. Karra, C. Haynes, et al. “Convergence of genome-wide expression analysis and genome-wide linkage analysis identifies candidate genes for atherosclerosis.” In Circulation, 110:823–823. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2004.