Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota, United States
Dr Braunlin is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program. She received her M.D. from the University of Minnesota. Dr Braunlin completed her residency in Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston and a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota. Dr Braunlin completed her PhD in Physiology at the University of Minnesota. She joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1983.
She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. Dr Braunlin’s clinical interests are prevention and treatment of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD) after cardiac transplantation; the long term cardiac follow-up of individuals with mucopolysaccharidoses after marrow transplantation or enzyme replacement therapy; and prevention and management of cardiac failure in individuals with various forms of muscular dystrophy. Her basic research interest involves an investigation by cardiac ultrasound and histopathology of murine models of mucopolysaccharidoses both before and after novel therapies aimed at correction.