4th Annual Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Symposium

ACRC faculty, staff and trainees are invited to the 4th Annual Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Symposium, March 30th and 31st, 2017.

Events will feature:

  • Poster Session and Oral Abstract Presentation
  • Keynote and Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series guest speaker:
    Christine Seidman, MD,
    Thomas W. Smith Professor of Medicine and Genetics,
    Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
    Presentation title: Genetics of Cardiomyopathy: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • Cardiac Resuscitation and Imaging Scientific Session in memory of the late Dr. Richard Kerber with guest speakers:
    Dianne Atkins, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Iowa. Presentation title: Pediatric Defibrillation: My Collaboration with Richard E. Kerber
    Laurie Morrison, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto. Presentation title: How about Richard Kerber MD: a mentor inspiring courage to innovate
    Clifton Callaway, MD, PhD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. Presentation title: What to do after ACLS
    Myron Wiesfeldt MD, Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine. Presentation title: Richard Kerber MD: My Partner in Public Access Defibrillation
  • ACRC and Molecular and Cellular Biology guest speaker:
    Kathy Griendling, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Emory University
    Presentation title: Poldip2 and Vascular Disease
  • Hypertension Center guest speaker:
    Theodore Kurtz, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
    Presentation title: How Does NaCl Make the Blood Pressure Go Up? It’s Not What You’ve Been Told by Either the Renal Physiologists or Molecular Geneticists

We hope you will make plans to attend!


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