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William E. Lawson Professor of Medicine, Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Vice Chair of Medicine Medicine School of Medicine

Contact Information

T16-080 Health Sciences Center

Stony Brook, 11794

631/444-1060

Biography

William Lawson specializes in cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease, preventive cardiology, heart failure, interventional cardiology, external counter pulsation, and heart attack. He’s board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. He’s also president of the New York Cardiology Society and Governor, New York, American College of Cardiology (Metro /Downstate).

Education

  • Fellowship, Stony Brook University
  • Residency, Nassau County Medical Center
  • MD, Rutgers Medical School (UMDNJ)

Research Grants

Award Start End Sponsor Type Amount Status
Randomized Controlled Study-Use of Central Venous Catheter For Core Cooling & Rewarming As Adjunct To Percutaneous Coronary Artery Intervention In Treatment of Acute Mycardial Infarction 2002-10-07T00:00:00 2003-10-06T00:00:00 Innercool Therapies Inc Nonfederal 0 Closed
Randomized Trial Primary Angioplasty vs Thrombolytic Therapy Acute Myocardial Infarction in Elderly (PAMI) 2001-06-01T00:00:00 2008-01-09T00:00:00 William Beaumont Institution Nonfederal 3310 Closed
BLOCADE OF THE GPIIB/IIIA RECEPTOR TO AVOID VASCULAR OCCLUSION - BRAVO 1999-08-09T00:00:00 2001-08-08T00:00:00 Smithkline Beecham Pharmaceuticals Nonfederal 731.05 Closed
Randomized, Parallel-group Investigation to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safely of Enoxaparin vs Unfractionated Heparin in Subjects who Present to ER Dept with Acute Coronary Syndrome 2003-10-16T00:00:00 2008-04-02T00:00:00 Aventis Pharmaceuticals Nonfederal 54000 Closed
PHASE 111, PRESTO: PREVENTION OF RESTENOSIS WITH TRANILAST AND ITS OUTCOMES: A PLACEBO CONTROLLED TRIAL 1999-08-09T00:00:00 2002-10-16T00:00:00 Smithkline Beecham Pharmaceuticals Nonfederal 22529.42 Closed
Enhanced External Counterpulsation(EECP) in Heart Failure: Single-Blind Controlled Randomized Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy (PEECH 2003-01-02T00:00:00 2004-02-17T00:00:00 Vasomedical Inc Nonfederal 1 Closed
Sanofi Aventis: Randomized, Multinational, Double-Blind Study, Comparing a High Loading Dose Regimen of Clopidogrel Versus Standard Dose in Patients with Unstable Angina or Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Managed with an Ear 2007-02-08T00:00:00 2009-10-23T00:00:00 Icon Clinical Research Nonfederal 65000 Closed
CYPHER SIROLIMUS ELUTING CORONARY STENT 2004-03-09T00:00:00 2008-04-18T00:00:00 Cordis Corporation Nonfederal 2615 Closed
Should We Emergently Revascularize Occluded Coronaries for Cardiogenic Shock Long Term Followup 2001-05-01T00:00:00 2006-12-31T00:00:00 New England Research Institute Nonfederal 4722.63 Closed
SHOULD WE EMERGENTLY REVASCULARIZE OCCLUDED CORONARIES FOR CARDIOGENIC SHOCK?: A RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF EMERGENCY PTCA/CABG 1996-02-21T00:00:00 2001-02-15T00:00:00 St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center Nonfederal 1266 Closed
Hemodynamic Effects of Enhanced External Counterpulsation 2003-07-01T00:00:00 2004-06-30T00:00:00 American Heart Association Incorporated Nonfederal 2000 Closed
A COMPARISON OF CS-747 AND CLOPIDOGREL IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME SUBJECTS WHO ARE TO UNDERGO PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION/TIMI 38 2005-05-25T00:00:00 2009-01-10T00:00:00 Eli Lilly and Company Nonfederal 27586 Closed
Fixed Price Balance Account for the Division of Cardiology 2003-07-01T00:00:00 2007-04-30T00:00:00 Multiple Sponsors Nonfederal 4990.14 Closed
Consolidation Clinical Trial Account for All of Dr. Gruberg, Dr. Parikh & Dr. Lawson's Clinical Trial Awards 2009-09-01T00:00:00 2018-08-31T00:00:00 Multiple Sponsors - Nonsponsored Nonsponsored 1 Approved
Astrazeneca: Dapagliflozin Evaluation of Cardiovascular Events (DECLARE - TIMI 58); A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 3b Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Dapagliflozin 10 mg Once Daily on the Incidence of... 2013-12-02T00:00:00 2018-04-12T00:00:00 Brigham and Womens Hospital Nonfederal 36832.26 Approved
THEMIS: Effect of Ticagrelor on Health Outcomes in DiabEtes Mellitus Patients Intervention Study: A Multinational, Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Ticagrelor Twice Daily on the Incidence of ..... 2015-05-05T00:00:00 2018-03-31T00:00:00 AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Nonfederal 17432.6 Approved
Study of Access SIte for Enhancing PCI in STEMI for Seniors(SAFE-STEMI for Seniors) 2017-08-03T00:00:00 2018-06-21T00:00:00 Duke Clinical Research Institute Nonfederal 3750 Approved
DEFINE PCI: Physiologic Assessment of Coronary Stenosis Following PCI 2017-11-23T00:00:00 2018-07-17T00:00:00 Volcano Corporation Nonfederal 1 Approved

Publications

  1. Author Article Journal of the American College of Cardiology TRENDS OF ENHANCED EXTERNAL COUNTERPULSATION THERAPY IN THE US: REIMBURSEMENT SHAPES THE USE BUT NOT THE OUTCOME 2010 55 10
  2. Author Article Journal of the American College of Cardiology ENHANCED EXTERNAL COUNTERPULSATION REDUCES VASCULAR INFLAMMATION PROMOTED BY HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA 2010 55 10
  3. Author Article Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine Drug-eluting stents in patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease and dialysis replacement therapy: are they safe? 2009 10 3 201
  4. Author Article AJP: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology Endoplasmic reticulum stress in alveolar epithelial cells is prominent in IPF: association with altered surfactant protein processing and herpesvirus infection 2008 294 6
  5. Author Article Hypertension Association Between Different Measures of Blood Pressure and Coronary Artery Calcium in Postmenopausal Women 2008 52 5 833 - 840
  6. Author Article Journal of Cardiac Failure Does Completion of Enhanced External Counterpulsation Treatment Course Improve Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients? 2008 14 6
  7. Author Article Clinical Cardiology Enhanced External Counterpulsation in the Treatment of Chronic Refractory Angina: A Long-term Follow-up Outcome from the International Enhanced External Counterpulsation Patient Registry 2008 31 4 159 - 164
  8. Author Article Journal of Cardiac Failure A Modified Course of Enhanced External Counterpulsation Improved Myocardial Perfusion and Function in Severe Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Patients 2008 14 6
  9. Author Article The Laryngoscope Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Associated With Bisphosphonate Use: Presentation of Seven Cases and Literature Review 2007 117 1 30 - 34
  10. Author Article Circulation Enhanced External Counterpulsation Inhibits Intimal Hyperplasia by Modifying Shear Stress Responsive Gene Expression in Hypercholesterolemic Pigs 2007 116 5 526 - 534
  11. Author Article Annals of Emergency Medicine Emergency Department Activation of an Interventional Cardiology Team Reduces Door-to-Balloon Times in ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction 2007 50 5 538 - 544
  12. Author Article Cardiology Effectiveness of Repeat Enhanced External Counterpulsation for Refractory Angina in Patients Failing to Complete an Initial Course of Therapy 2007 108 3 170 - 175
  13. Author Article International Journal of Clinical Practice Effect of enhanced external counterpulsation on medically refractory angina patients with erectile dysfunction 2007 61 5 757 - 762
  14. Author Article The American Journal of Cardiology Effect of Coenzyme Q10 on Myopathic Symptoms in Patients Treated With Statins 2007 99 10 1409 - 1412
  15. Author Article Bipolar Disorders Diagnosing bipolar disorder in trauma exposed primary care patients 2007 9 4 318 - 323
  16. Author Article Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine Primer: practical approach to the selection of patients for and application of EECP 2006 3 11 623 - 632
  17. Author Article Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery Negative-Pressure Pulmonary Edema After Routine Septorhinoplasty: Discussion of Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Prevention 2006 8 1 8 - 15
  18. Author Article Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions Extreme coronary guide catheter support: Report of two cases of a novel telescopic guide catheter system 2006 67 6 908 - 911
  19. Author Article Clinical Cardiology Two-year outcomes in patients with mild refractory angina treated with enhanced external counterpulsation 2006 29 2 69 - 73
  20. Author Article Journal of Cardiac Failure Angina patients with diastolic versus systolic heart failure demonstrate comparable immediate and one-year benefit from enhanced external counterpulsation 2005 11 1 61 - 66
  21. Author Article American Journal of Preventive Medicine Physical activity and diabetes risk in postmenopausal women 2005 28 1 19 - 25
  22. Author Article The American Journal of Cardiology Frequency and efficacy of repeat enhanced external counterpulsation for stable angina pectoris (from the International EECP Patient Registry) 2005 95 3 394 - 397
  23. Author Article Cardiology Predictors of Benefit in Angina Patients One Year after Completing Enhanced External Counterpulsation: Initial Responders to Treatment versus Nonresponders 2005 103 4 201 - 206
  24. Author Article AJP: Heart and Circulatory Physiology Angiogenic effects of long-term enhanced external counterpulsation in a dog model of myocardial infarction 2005 290 1
  25. Author Article Clinical Cardiology Anemia in heart failure-A concise review 2005 28 10 454 - 458
  26. Author Article Clinical Cardiology Effectiveness of enhanced external counterpulsation in patients with left main disease and angina 2004 27 8 459 - 463
  27. Author Article Clinical Cardiology Trends in use of herbal and nutritional supplements in cardiovascular patients 2004 27 2 87 - 90

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