The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is known for its innovative approach to the diagnosis, and development of long-term strategies for patients at risk or with a history of heart disease. Our faculty members are experts in Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, Cardiac Imaging and Vascular Medicine and have developed research, teaching and patient care programs in all these areas.
Cardiovascular Health News
E-cigarette flavorings harm blood vessel cells
E-cigarette flavorings damage human blood vessel cells grown in the lab even in the absence of nicotine, Stanford researchers and their colleagues found. Cinnamon and menthol flavors were particularly harmful.
Drug reduces kidney failure in diabetics
Canagliflozin, a drug approved to lower glucose levels in diabetic patients, can slow the progression of kidney disease, according to a study co-authored by a Stanford Medicine researcher.
Identifying familial hypercholesterolemia
Stanford scientists and their collaborators have devised an algorithm to predict the risk of a disease that, untreated, can lead to heart attack or stroke.
Mystery novel and dream spur key insight
On Dec. 14, 2014, after many months of not getting expected results, biochemist Jim Spudich got into bed, read a chunk of a novel, fell asleep and had a dream that would change the thinking in his field about what causes a common and often lethal heart defect.
Apple Heart Study demonstrates ability of wearable technology to detect atrial fibrillation
Stanford researchers presented preliminary findings from a virtual study that enrolled more than 400,000 participants.
Conferences and Workshops
September 13, 2019 Electrophysiology in the West 2019: The Latest Advances in Arrhythmia Care Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford, CA
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- Congenital Hypothyroidism: What Every Primary Care Provider Needs to Know
- E-Cigarettes: Harmful or Harm-Reducing
- HealthPro Advantage: Anti-Doping Education For The Health Professional
- Hypertension in Primary Care - Improving Control and Reducing Risk
- Introduction to Food and Health
- Managing Atrial Fibrillation
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