Leaders in Cardiovascular Medicine

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Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science

Global leaders in Medicine and Research

Next seminar:

September 13, 2016
12 - 1pm @ LKSC | LK130

"Cardiac Rhythmicity: From Development to Disease"

Glenn I. Fishman, MD
New York University School of Medicine

Full seminar schedule...

Oct October 05 Wed 2016

Faculty Club
4:30 - 6pm | Lorry Lokey (SIM1), Room G1161
"Modeling Chronic Chagasic Cardiomyopathy Disease Mechanisms Using Human induced Pluripotent Stem Cells"
Speakers: Evgenios Neofytou & David Stevens



Teaching the future leaders in medicine!

Emerging Stories

Heart muscle made from stem cells aid precision cardiovascular medicine

8/18/2016 - Heart muscle cells made from induced pluripotent stem cells share gene expression patterns with native donor tissue, researchers discovered.

Sean Wu, MD, PhD

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD, PhD

Nigam Shah, PhD

Stanford Medicine Partners with AstraZeneca

7/22/2016 - This collaboration will focus on cardio-metabolic and respiratory diseases, oncology, mobile health, clinical trial management services, and education and training.

Mintu Turakhia, MD

Ioannis Karakikes, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

5/1/2016 - His research focuses on delineating the molecular mechanisms underling the pathogenesis of cardiomyopathies using patient-specific cardiomyocytes derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs), and also the development of biological therapies for heart failure.

Anti-tumor antibodies could counter atherosclerosis

7/20/2016 - A biological drug could be used to combat cardiovascular disease by targeting not mere risk factors such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure, but the actual lesions bearing direct responsibility: atherosclerotic plaques.

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine 2016: Stanford-Gachon 3rd Annual Session

7/15/2016 - Congratulations to Andrew Goldstone for winning the Young Investigator Award!

Congratulations to the June 2016 Travel & Exchange Ideas Award Winners

View the winners...

This man might make you a new heart...

6/20/2016 - Dr. Joseph Wu interviewed at Ozy Media, an international online magazine that focuses on news, arts, and culture.

Congratulations to Dr. Helen Blau for her election into the National Academy of Sciences

5/4/2016 - Nine Stanford faculty members have been elected to receive one of the highest honors for an American scientist in recognition of their achievements in original research. 

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Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD

  • Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute
  • Simon H. Stertzer, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology) & Radiology

Robert A. Harrington, MD

  • Director of Clinical Investigation, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute
  • Arthur L. Bloomfield Professor of Medicine
  • Chair, Department of Medicine 

Stanford-Karolinska Cardiovascular Research & Medicine Symposium

October 20, 2016
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Li Ka Shing Center, Paul Berg Hall

Everyone welcome!

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