Dr. Redford Williams, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, provides an update on research funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for the past 25 years.
Highlighting the partnerships between Duke faculty and patient advocacy groups, Drs. John Guyton and Emily O’Brien presented with Cat Davis Ahmed from the Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation.
Dr. Christopher Granger recaps the recent European Society of Cardiology Congress, highlighting 12 key studies and their implications for your clinical practice.
We were delighted to kick off Cardiology Grand Rounds last week with Dr. Christopher Newton-Cheh will gave the second annual Albert L. Williams Cardiovascular Genetics lecture. Dr. Newton-Cheh is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member of the Cardiovascular Research Center for Human Genetic Research at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Faculty and fellows recently presented updates on their pilot clinical research projects, which received joint funding from the DCRI Cardiovascular Faculty and Division of Cardiology this past year:
Deepak Voora: “RNA Biomarkers for Bleeding Complications after Cardiac Catheterization – A Pilot Study”
Schuyler Jones: ” Variations in Care for Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease”
Connie Hess: “The Relationship between Cancer and Cardiovascular Outcomes following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention”
Tariq Ahmad: “Can We Recover Failing Hearts at Duke?”
Dr. Victor Dzau, Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University and president and CEO for Duke University Health System, has continued to remain extremely active in his lab. Before leaving Duke to serve as the next president of the Institute of Medicine, he presented his research on cardiac regeneration.
Drs. Matthew Sherwood and Ben Steinberg have used data from major clinical trials and registries to answer important clinical questions regarding novel oral anticoagulant therapy. They present their findings here.
We were pleased to recently host Dr. A. Jamil Tajik as the Inaugural Joseph Kisslo, MD, Visiting Professorship in Cardiovascular Imaging at Duke University. Dr. Tajik was gracious in honoring Dr. Kisslo’s leadership in cardiovascular research, mentoring and patient care. He also gave an excellent talk on the history and management of Barlow Syndrome.
Dr. Michael Reardon, Professor of Surgery at Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, and world leader in TAVR trials, speaks on the current and future directions of TAVR clinical practice and research.
Dr. Bob Bonow, Goldberg Professor of Medicine at Northwestern, Vice Chair of Medicine, and Director on the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute. He gave a great talk on the current state of the guidelines and evidenced based medicine in valvular disease.