MD, FACC, FAPCR, CPI, Chief Executive Officer
Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research
Michael J. Koren, MD, practices cardiology and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research (JCCR). He founded JCCR which has conducted over 2500 clinical trials at 8 locations in Florida since 1997.
He received his medical degree cum laude at Harvard Medical School, and completed residency in internal medicine, chief residency and fellowship in cardiology at New York Hospital/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center/Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Koren is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a fellow and two-time past president of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research and past president of the regional chapter of the American Heart Association. As an ACRP Certified Principal Investigator, Dr. Koren has led more than 500 clinical trials on hypercholesterolemia, cardiovascular disease, and heart failure. He participates in the Cholesterol Treatment Trialist Collaboration based in Oxford.
Dr. Koren’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, New England Journal of Medicine, and The Lancet. He has lectured nationally and internationally on topics such as lipid-lowering therapy and preventive cardiology.
Currently, he oversees active protocols developing mRNA vaccines and early-phrase research in preventative cardiology.