3rd Annual Cardiovascular
Postdoctoral Research Conference

October 22, 2020

12 noon - 5 pm

(Zoom invitation will follow registration)

| Agenda |

Keynote Speaker

Michael Snyder, PhD

Stanford W. Ascherman, MD, FACS, Professor in Genetics and Chair, Department of Genetics

Other Speakers Include:

Edda Spiekerkoetter, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)

Patricia Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Amanda Chase, PhD

Grant Writer & Project Coordinator, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

Helen M. Blau, PhD

The Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation Professor and Director, Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology

Eldrin Lewis, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) 

Division Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine 

Debra Rosenfeld

Assistant Director of Counseling and Resources, School of Medicine BioSi Careers

Invited Postdoc Speakers

Ashish Sarraju, MD

Postdoctoral Medical Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine

Sara Vaziri, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cardiology

Mathias Pierlinck, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mechanical Engineering

Paul Cheng, MD, PhD

Instructor, Department of Medicine

Malene Lindholm, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine

Petra Mamic, MD

Postdoctoral Medical Fellow, Genetics

CVI’s Cardiovascular Postdoc Research Conference Planning Committee

Seraina A. Dual, DSc

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Radiological Sciences

Khadem Ali, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

A.J. Rogers, MD

Fellow in Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine

Faculty Mentor

Mark Mercola, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine


David L. M. Preston, MA

Program Manager, Cardiovascular Institute