Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science Archived Talks


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A Journey from Drug-Induced Torsades to Implementing Genomic Medicine

Dan Mark Roden, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Biomedical Informatics; Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Targeting Angiogenesis in Pulmonary Hypertension: From Bench to Bedside

Vinicio de Jesus Perez, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM); Co-Director, Stanford Translational Investigator Program (TIP); Director of PACCM Faculty and Fellow Diversity and Inclusion; Chair-elect, ATS Pulmonary Circulation Assembly, Chair, 3CPR Scientific & Clinical Education Lifelong Learning Committee (SCILL), Stanford University School of Medicine


Heart Failure is an Acquired and Treatable Disease

Robin M. Shaw, MD, PhD
Nora Eccles Harrison Presidential Endowed Chair; Professor of Medicine, University of Utah


Biomechanical Signaling and Cardiovascular Tissue Regeneration

Yibing Qyang, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Pathology Director of Yale Stem Cell Research Forum Section of Cardiovascular Medicine Yale Stem Cell Center Yale University School of Medicine


Molecular Mechanisms Linking Mutations in Smooth Muscle α-actin (ACTA2) to Diverse Vascular Diseases

Dianna M. Milewicz, MD, PhD
President George H.W. Bush Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vice Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, Director of the Division of Medical Genetics, Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, Director of the John Ritter Research Program, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School


Metabolic Cross talk in Heart Repair

Arjun Deb, MD
Professor, Cardiology; Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology; Director, UCLA Cardiovascular Medicine Research Theme, UCLA


E Pluribus Unum: Cardiovascular Surgery, Science, and Engineering

Y. Joseph Woo, MD 
Norman E. Shumway Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine  Professor, by courtesy, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University


Release of Extracellular Vesicles in the Heart - signaling entities or garbage bags?

Åsa Gustafsson, PhD 
Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, UC San Diego


A Clinical Risk Prediction Score for Avertable Sudden Cardiac Death

Sumeet S. Chugh, MD 
Price Professor and Associate Director, Smidt Heart Institute Medical Director, Heart Rhythm Center Director, Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention Director, Division of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, Cedars Sinai


Across Heart Failure: Common Congestion And Less Common Pathways

Lynne W. Stevenson, MD
Professor of Medicine Fellowship Director, Heart Failure Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Pediatric Heart Failure Secretome in Pathologic Remodeling and Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Kika Sucharov, PhD
Professor Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Laboratory University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus


Mechanisms of Structural Degeneration of Bioprosthetic Heart Valves and Mitigation Strategies

Giovanni Ferrari, PhD
Associate Professor - Columbia University Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering Director Cardiothoracic Surgery Research & Columbia Biobank for Translational Science (CBTS)


Endothelial Cell Lipid Metabolism in Health and Disease

William Sessa, PhD
Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer of Internal Medicine, Pfizer Alfred Gilman Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology; Vice Chairman, Pharmacology; Director, Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program, Yale School of Medicine


Chemerin as a Link Between Obesity and Hypertension

Stephanie W. Watts, PhD
Professor Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan State University


ROS (Redox) Signaling, Endothelial Metabolism and Angiogenesis

Masuko Ushio-Fukai, PhD
Professor, Director of the Redox Signaling Program Vascular Biology Center Department of Medicine, Cardiology Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University


Cardio-Oncology: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

Jun-ichi Abe, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Cardiology - Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


Cardiovascular Precision Medicine and Dynamic Genomes

Pradeep Natarajan, MD, MMSC
Director of Preventive Cardiology & Fireman Endowed Chair in Vascular Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School


Systematic Expansion of Human Phenotyping to Drive Mechanistic Insights in Biomedicine

Calum A. MacRae, MD, PhD
Vice Chair for Scientific Innovation, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital Professor, Harvard Medical School


Genetic Pathways and Modifiers for Cardiomyopathy

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Ward Professor and Director Center for Genetic Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Thrombospondin Gene Family Regulates Diverse Aspects of Striated Muscle Remodeling and Healing

Jeffery D. Molkentin, PhD
Director, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology; Co-Director, Heart Institute; and Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center


The Road to Making Mature Cardiomyocytes: Transcriptional Perspectives

Chulan Kwon, PhD
Cardiovascular Stem Cell Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Heart and Vascular Institute
John Hopkins


mRNA-Based Approach for Treating Ischemic Heart Disease

Lior Zangi, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Associate Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Harnessing Regenerative Mechanisms for Treating Congenital Heart Disease

Bernhard Kühn, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Research, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Institute for Heart Regeneration and Therapeutics (I-HRT), UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research


Novel NOX and NO Modulating Pathways in Cardiovascular Injury and Protection

Hua (Linda) Cai, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology & Professor of Medicine, UCLA


Decoding Bone Morphogenetic Protein and Activin Signaling in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Paul B. Yu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital


Drug Delivery for Heart and Lung Repair

Ke Cheng, PhD
Professor, Regenerative Medicine
North Carolina State University


Can Injured Heart Valves Self-Repair?

Joy Lincoln, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin
Associate Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
Peter Sommerhauser Chair of Quality, Outcomes and Research
Director, Cardiovascular Research
The Herma Heart Institute, Children’s Wisconsin


Molecular Insights into Vascular Regression

Courtney Griffin, PhD
Member, Cardiovascular Biology Research Program
Scott Zarrow Chair in Biomedical Research Scientific
Director, Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation


Molecular Regulation of Cardiac Function, Regeneration and Disease

DaZhi Wang, PhD
Professor & Director
Heart Institute
College of Medicine Internal Medicine
University of South Florida


Mechanisms of Cardiac Sex Disparity

Frank Conlon, PhD
Departments of Biology and Genetics Director
Biological and Genome Sciences University of North Carolina