Simone Musco, MD

Cardiology – Electrophysiology

 

 

 

Specialty Interests
Atrial fibrillation
Prevention of sudden cardiac death
Preparticipation screening of young athletes for competitive sports
Nuclear Cardiology
Echocardiography


Education/Training

    Fellowship in Electrophysiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA
    Fellowship in Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA
    Residency in Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA
    M.D. from the University of Catania Medical School, Catania, Italy (magna cum laude)


Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine 2004-2014
American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease 2007-2017
American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology 2008-2018
Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography 2006-2016
Certified, Board of Nuclear Cardiology 2006-2016


Research Trials

Principal Investigator
CABANA
LSS of 4-SITE
Quadripolar PAS

Sub-Investigator
BRIDGE
Captivate
HESTIA
MADIT-RIT
ODYSSEUS


Academic Research

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Laboratory of Molecular Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Guest Scientist, Laboratory of Adaptive Systems, NINDS NIH, Bethesda, MD

Research Fellow, Institute of General Pathology, University of Catania Medical School, Catania, Italy

Research Associate, Institute of Pharmacology, University of Catania Medical School, Catania, Italy

 


Publications
Mohammed KS, Kowey PR, Musco S. Adjuvant therapy for atrial fibrillation. Future Cardiology 2010 Jan;6(1):67-81


Conway EL, Musco S. Kowey PR. Drug therapy for atrial fibrillation. Cardiol Clin. 2009 Feb;27(1):109-123, ix

Conway E., Musco S. Kowey P.R. New Horizons in Antiarrhythmic Therapy: Will Novel Agents Overcome Current Deficits? Am J Cardiol 2008 Sep 22;102(6A):12H-19H.

Musco S., Conway EL, Kowey P.R. Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation. Med Clin North 2008 Jan;92(1):121-41

Musco S., Seltzer J, Kowey P.R. Future directions in antiarrhythmic drug therapy for atrial fibrillation. Future Cardiology 2006; 2(5):1-9.

Musco S. The Clinical-Skills Examination. N Engl J Med 2004; 351:507-509; Jul 29, 2004

Gan-Xin Y., Lankipalli R., Burke J.F., Musco S. and Kowey PR. Ventricular Repolarization Components on the Electrocardiogram: Cellular Basis and Clinical Significance. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Aug 6;42(3):401-9.

Morrisey EE, Musco S, Chen MYZ, Lu MM, Leiden JM, Parmacek MS. The Mitogen-Responsive Phosphoprotein Dab2 is Differentially Regulated by GATA-6 and GATA-4 in the Visceral Endoderm. J Biol Chem 2000;275(26): 19949-19954.

Liu CX, Musco S, Lisitsina N.M. and Lisitsyn N.A. Genomic Organization of a New Candidate Tumor Suppressor Gene, LRP1B. Genomics 2000;69(2):271-274.

Liu CX, Musco S, Lisitsina NM, Forgacs E, Minna JD, Lisitsyn NA. LRP-DIT, a Putative Endocytic Receptor Gene, Is Frequently Inactivated in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cell Lines. Cancer Res 2000;60(7):1961-1967.

D’Agata V, Magro G, Travali S, Musco S., Cavallaro S. Cloning and expression of the programmed cell death regulator Bad in the rat brain. Neurosci Lett 1998 Feb 27;243(1-3):137-140.

Cavallaro S, Meiri N, Yi C, Musco S, Ma W, Goldberg J, Alkon DL. Late memory related genes in the hippocampus revealed by RNA fingerprinting. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1997 Sep 2;94:9669-9673.

Cavallaro S, Copani A, D’Agata V, Musco S, Petralia S, Stivala F, Travali S, Canonico PL. Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide prevents apoptosis in cultured cerebellar granule cells. Mol Pharmacol 1996;50(1):60-67.

Cavallaro S, D’Agata V, Drago F, Musco S, Nuciforo G, Ricciardolo F, Travali S, Stivala F, Arimura A, Canonico PL. Ocular expression of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) receptors. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1996 Dec 26;805:555-557.

Canonico PL, Copani A, D’Agata V, Musco S, Petralia S, Travali S, Stivala F, Cavallaro S. Activation of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) receptors prevents apoptotic cell death in cultured cerebellar granule cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1996 Dec 26;805:470-472.

Drago F, Musco S, Nardo L, Valerio C, Grassi M, Rampello L. Behavioral and neurochemical alterations induced by reversible conductive hearing loss in aged male rats. Neurosci Lett 1996 Feb 16;205(1):1-4.

Nicoletti F, Aronica E, Battaglia G, Bruno V, Casabona G, Catania MV, Copani A, Genazzani AA, Musco S. Metabotropic glutamate receptors and the cerebral cortex. In: Excitatory amino acids and the cerebral cortex (F.Conti and T.P. Hicks, Eds.), MIT press, 1996:73-78.