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Lisa de las Fuentes, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

Specialty Areas

Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Disease
Arrhythmia
Cardiology
Echocardiography

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Subspecialty
Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Professional Consultation Only

Areas of Clinical Interest

In-patient care and testing only. Heart disease, heart conditions, hypertension, dilated cardiomyopathy, cardiac hypertrophy, genetics in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac metabolism, cardiac energetics, cardiac aging, coronary artery disease, ventricular infarction

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Fellowship: Nuclear Cardiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2003
Fellowship: Adult Cardiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Memorial Hospital/Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 1999
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 1996
A.B.: Human Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 1991

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Diagnostic accuracy of damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) in patients with heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction.
Hartupee J, Patel R, Staloch L, Dávila-Román VG, de Las Fuentes L, Novak E, Mann DL
J Clin Transl Sci. 2017 Jun; 1(3)208-209. doi: 10.1017/cts.2017.11.

PMID:
    29082034
    [PubMed]
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A Review of the Genetics of Hypertension with a Focus on Gene-Environment Interactions.
Waken RJ, de Las Fuentes L, Rao DC
Curr Hypertens Rep. 2017 Mar; 19(3)23. doi: 10.1007/s11906-017-0718-1.

PMID:
    28283927
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired cardiac and skeletal muscle bioenergetics in children, adolescents, and young adults with Barth syndrome.
Bashir A, Bohnert KL, Reeds DN, Peterson LR, Bittel AJ, de Las Fuentes L, Pacak CA, Byrne BJ, Cade WT
Physiol Rep. 2017 Feb; 5(3)pii: e13130. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13130.

PMID:
    28196853
    [PubMed - in process]
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Timing and Causes of Readmission After Acute Heart Failure Hospitalization-Insights From the Heart Failure Network Trials.
Vader JM, LaRue SJ, Stevens SR, Mentz RJ, DeVore AD, Lala A, Groarke JD, AbouEzzeddine OF, Dunlay SM, Grodin JL, Dávila-Román VG, de Las Fuentes L
J Card Fail. 2016 Nov; 22(11)875-883. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.04.014.

PMID:
    27133201
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of Moderate and Subsequent Progressive Weight Loss on Metabolic Function and Adipose Tissue Biology in Humans with Obesity.
Magkos F, Fraterrigo G, Yoshino J, Luecking C, Kirbach K, Kelly SC, de Las Fuentes L, He S, Okunade AL, Patterson BW, Klein S
Cell Metab. 2016 Apr 12; 23(4)591-601. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2016.02.005.

PMID:
    26916363
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Three Approaches to Modeling Gene-Environment Interactions in Longitudinal Family Data: Gene-Smoking Interactions in Blood Pressure.
Basson J, Sung YJ, de Las Fuentes L, Schwander KL, Vazquez A, Rao DC
Genet Epidemiol. 2016 Jan; 40(1)73-80. doi: 10.1002/gepi.21941.

PMID:
    26625943
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetic association of left ventricular mass assessed by M-mode and two-dimensional echocardiography.
Barve RA, Gu CC, Yang W, Chu J, Dávila-Román VG, de las Fuentes L
J Hypertens. 2016 Jan; 34(1)88-96. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000765.

PMID:
    26556563
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intensification of Medication Therapy for Cardiorenal Syndrome in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.
Grodin JL, Stevens SR, de Las Fuentes L, Kiernan M, Birati EY, Gupta D, Bart BA, Felker GM, Chen HH, Butler J, Dávila-Román VG, Margulies KB, Hernandez AF, Anstrom KJ, Tang WH
J Card Fail. 2016 Jan; 22(1)26-32. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2015.07.007.

PMID:
    26209004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children With and Without Antipsychotic Drug Treatment.
Nicol GE, de Las Fuentes L, Riek AE, Bernal-Mizrachi C, Lenze EJ, Miller JP, Schweiger JA, Yingling MD, Huang VJ, Dixon DJ, Hennekens CH, Newcomer JW
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep; 100(9)3418-26. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-2119.

PMID:
    26186300
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Aggregate blood pressure responses to serial dietary sodium and potassium intervention: defining responses using independent component analysis.
Chen G, de las Fuentes L, Gu CC, He J, Gu D, Kelly T, Hixson J, Jacquish C, Rao DC, Rice TK
BMC Genet. 2015 Jun 20; 1664. doi: 10.1186/s12863-015-0226-8.

PMID:
    26088064
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nitrate's effect on activity tolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction trial: rationale and design.
Zakeri R, Levine JA, Koepp GA, Borlaug BA, Chirinos JA, LeWinter M, VanBuren P, Dávila-Román VG, de Las Fuentes L, Khazanie P, Hernandez A, Anstrom K, Redfield MM
Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Jan; 8(1)221-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001598.

PMID:
    25605640
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gene-smoking interactions identify several novel blood pressure loci in the Framingham Heart Study.
Sung YJ, de Las Fuentes L, Schwander KL, Simino J, Rao DC
Am J Hypertens. 2015 Mar; 28(3)343-54. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpu149.

PMID:
    25189868
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A custom correlation coefficient (CCC) approach for fast identification of multi-SNP association patterns in genome-wide SNPs data.
Climer S, Yang W, de las Fuentes L, Dávila-Román VG, Gu CC
Genet Epidemiol. 2014 Nov; 38(7)610-21. doi: 10.1002/gepi.21833.

PMID:
    25168954
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiovascular phenotype in HFpEF patients with or without diabetes: a RELAX trial ancillary study.
Lindman BR, Dávila-Román VG, Mann DL, McNulty S, Semigran MJ, Lewis GD, de las Fuentes L, Joseph SM, Vader J, Hernandez AF, Redfield MM
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Aug 12; 64(6)541-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.05.030.

PMID:
    25104521
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Single nucleotide polymorphism-single nucleotide polymorphism interactions among inflammation genes in the genetic architecture of blood pressure in the Framingham Heart Study.
Basson JJ, de Las Fuentes L, Rao DC
Am J Hypertens. 2015 Feb; 28(2)248-55. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpu132.

PMID:
    25063733
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Left ventricular mass progression despite stable blood pressure and kidney function in stage 3 chronic kidney disease.
Seifert ME, de Las Fuentes L, Ginsberg C, Rothstein M, Dietzen DJ, Cheng SC, Ross W, Windus D, Dávila-Román VG, Hruska KA
Am J Nephrol. 2014; 39(5)392-9. doi: 10.1159/000362251.

PMID:
    24818573
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gene-education interactions identify novel blood pressure loci in the Framingham Heart Study.
Basson J, Sung YJ, Schwander K, Kume R, Simino J, de las Fuentes L, Rao D
Am J Hypertens. 2014 Mar; 27(3)431-44. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpt283.

PMID:
    24473254
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of SNP-loop diuretic interactions in hypertension across ethnic groups in HyperGEN.
de Las Fuentes L, Sung YJ, Schwander KL, Kalathiveetil S, Hunt SC, Arnett DK, Rao DC
Front Genet. 2013; 4304. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2013.00304.

PMID:
    24400021
    [PubMed]
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Williams syndrome predisposes to vascular stiffness modified by antihypertensive use and copy number changes in NCF1.
Kozel BA, Danback JR, Waxler JL, Knutsen RH, de Las Fuentes L, Reusz GS, Kis E, Bhatt AB, Pober BR
Hypertension. 2014 Jan; 63(1)74-9. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.02087.

PMID:
    24126171
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The St. Louis African American health-heart study: methodology for the study of cardiovascular disease and depression in young-old African Americans.
Bruchas RR, de Las Fuentes L, Carney RM, Reagan JL, Bernal-Mizrachi C, Riek AE, Gu CC, Bierhals A, Schootman M, Malmstrom TK, Burroughs TE, Stein PK, Miller DK, Dávila-Román VG
BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2013 Sep 8; 1366. doi: 10.1186/1471-2261-13-66.

PMID:
    24011389
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Genetics determinants of hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, dilated cardiomyopathy and other cardiovascular diseases.