Bradley Plummer, Ph.D.



  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2013
  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2011
  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2007


  • Cardiac tissue engineering
  • Cellular interactions with synthetic surfaces


  • Graduate Student, Heart and Vascular Research Center, Case Western Reserve University 2007 - 2013
  • Summer REU, Northwestern University, 2006


  • University of Michigan, NIH Tissue Engineering and Regeneration Training Grant Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2013-present


  • Plummer BN, Liu H, Wan X, Deschenes I, Laurita KR. Targeted antioxidant treatment decreases cardiac alternans associated with chronic MI. (Under Review)
  • Cutler MJ, Plummer BN, Wan X, Sun QA, Hess D, Liu H, Deschenes I, Rosenbaum DS, Stamler JS, Laurita KR. Aberrant s-nitrosylation mediates calcium-triggered ventricular arrhythmia in the intact heart.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2012;109:18186-18191
  • Cutler MJ, Wan X, Plummer BN, Liu H, Deschenes I, Laurita KR, Hajjar RJ, Rosenbaum DS. Targeted sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ ATPase 2a gene delivery to restore electrical stability in the failing heart.Circulation. 2012;126:2095-2104
  • Plummer BN, Ziv O, Laurita KR. Arrhythmia substrates in myocardial infarction and predicting risk.Heart Rhythm. 2011;8:1058-1059
  • Plummer BN, Cutler MJ, Wan X, Laurita KR. Spontaneous calcium oscillations during diastole in the whole heart: The influence of ryanodine reception function and gap junction coupling. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011;300:H1822-1828
  • Hoeker GS, Katra RP, Wilson LD, Plummer BN, Laurita KR. Spontaneous calcium release in tissue from the failing canine heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009;297:H1235-1242