Jonathan Brett Heimlich, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow
Vanderbilt Genomic Medicine Training Program, Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. Heimlich is a VGM postdoctoral fellow in DBMI’s CPM and a cardiovascular medicine fellow. He is also a member of the Harrison Society, VUMC’s physician-scientist training program. He is originally from Alpharetta, Georgia and completed his MD and PhD Training at the Medical College of Georgia prior to studying Medicine and Cardiology at VUMC. 

Brett joined Alex Bick’s lab in July 2022 and his work has focused on somatic mosaicism as it relates to cardiovascular diseases. He has been utilizing single cell sequencing techniques in combination with additional methods to gain novel insight into clonal populations of peripheral blood cells that may uniquely contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease.