Cardiology Conference

The Clinical Cardiovascular Research Conference takes place at noon on the first and third Friday of every month in the Hurst Conference Room
 (E450) at Emory University Hospital.  This conference is presented in conjunction with the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute (ECCRI).

Emory University Hospital

2017-2018

9/15/2017
Melinda Higgins, PhD, Associate Research Professor, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University
Reproducible Research - Infrastructure, Pipelines and Process

10/6/2017
Karan Uppal, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine(Pulmonary), Director of Computational Metabolomics, Clinical Biomarkers Laboratory, Emory University School of Medicine
Application of high-resolution metabolomics, integrative omics, and data mining for cardiovascular disease research (Recording Not Available-Technical Issues)

10/20/2017
Amir Rezvan, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine
Shear Regulated ZBTB46 and Endothelial Cell Proliferation: Clinical Implications

11/3/2017 - Preparation for the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (Recording Not Available)
Bryan Kindya, MD, Internal Medicine Resident, Emory University School of Medicine
Use of High Sensitivity Troponin Levels for Prediction of Myocardial Ischemia During Stress Testing

Alaaeddin Alrohaibani, MBBS, Research Coordinator, Atlanta VA Medical Center
Cardiac Rehabilitation is Associated with Lower Rates of Cardiac Events Amongst Veterans

Ahmed Al-Badri, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Intra-coronary Adenosine Versus Intravenous Adenosine for Assessment of Coronary Flow Reserve in Subjects with Signs and Symptoms of Ischemia and No Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease 

11/17/2017
Dean Jones, MD, Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary), Emory University School of Medicine
Redox Definition of Oxidative Stress

12/1/2017
Raj Dedhia, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and Director, Sleep Surgery Center, Emory University School of Medicine
Novel OSA Treatment on Sympathetic and Vascular Function

12/15/2017
Carlos Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Prevention Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
TBD

1/19/2018
Yan Sun, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Genetics Research in Large Biobank Studies

2/2/2018
Brett Wong, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Health, Georgia State University
Cutaneous Microvascular & Sensory Nerve Function in non-Hispanic Blacks and Whites

2/16/2018
Luke Brewster, MD, PhD, MA, RVT, Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
Novel Animal Models of PAD

3/2/2018 - Preparation for the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 
TBD

3/16/2018
Greg Gibson, PhD, Professor of Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Predictive Health Genomics for Cardiovascular Disease

4/6/2018
Robert Cole, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine
Racial disparities in post-heart transplant outcomes: role of donor-specific antibodies

4/20/2018
Tiffany Powell-Wiley, MD, MPH, Assistant Clinical Investigator, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
TBD

Previous Lectures from the Clinical Cardiovascular Research Conference are available online. Click on the lecture title to view.

Mohammed K. Ali, MD, Associate Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health & Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
The Changing Profile of Diabetes Outcomes and Implications for the Future

Arshed A. Quyyumi, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Co-Director, Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute (ECCRI), Emory University School of Medicine
Vascular Endothelial Function Measurement in Humans: Technique, Interpretation, and Consequences; Live Demo-Part 1

Omer Inan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Non-Invasive Physiological Sensing and Modulation for Human Health and Performance

Amit Shah, MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Novel ECG-Based Biomarkers in Predicting Cardiovascular Events

John Oshinski, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine
New Cardiac MRI Techniques for Clinical Research

Jeanie Park, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology), Emory University School of Medicine
Neurocirculatory Control During Sympathoexcitation

Alessandro Veneziani, PhD, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University
Perspectives and Challenges of Scientific Computing in Clinical Trials

Tom Ziegler, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Director, Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition, Emory University School of Medicine; Co-Program Director, Research Education, Training and Career Development Core, Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI); Program Director, Emory University Hospital Research Unit, ACTSI Clinical Research Network
Dietary Quality and CVD Disease Risk Factors: Data from the Center for Health Discovery and Well Being

Neal Dickert, Jr., MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, ECCRI; Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology; Emory Center for Ethics
Decisions, decisions...

Arshed Quyyumi, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine
Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Risk

Jonathan A. Nye, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine
Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow with Imaging

Matt Burg, PhD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Associate Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine
Mental stress provoked ischemic syndromes:  Where do we go from here??

W. Virgil Brown, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology), Emory University School of Medicine
APoCiii as a CV Risk Factor

Amit Shah, MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health; Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine
Digital Health Models: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Andreas Kalogeropoulos, MD, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine
Current Challenges in Mechanical Circulatory Support

Bagher Larijani, MD, Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI), Islamic Republic of Iran
Tackling NCDs: a Multidisciplinary Approach

Puja K. Mehta, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine and Director, Women's Translational Cardiovascular Research, Emory Women's Heart Center
Coronary Vascular Dysfunction

Jonathan Kim, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology; Medical Director, Peachtree Road Race
Profiling the Effects of Moderate Distance Recreational Running and Aging on Cardiac PHysiology: Results from the P.E.A.C.H. Study

Whitney Wharton, PhD
 Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology
Emory University, School of Medicine
"Alzheimer's Disease And Vascular Risk Factors: What We Know From Large Data Sets"

George D. Dangas, MD PhD

Professor of Cardiology & Vascular Surgery
Director, Cardiovascular Innovation
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
"Controversies On Dual Antiplatelet Therapy"

Francisco Pasquel, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipids
Emory University, School of Medicine
"Management Of Hyperglycemia In The ICU: GLUCO-CABG Trial"

Amir Rezvan MD, MS
"Mechanical Forces, Inflammation, And Atherosclerosis"

Greg Gibson PhD

Omic personality and cardiovascular risk in healthy people"

JP Ginsberg PhD
"Insights from studies of the Effects of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback on Combat PTSD"

Neal W. Dickert, Jr. MD, PhD 
"High-resolution metabolomics: Addressing the challenge of multimorbidity"

J. Douglas Bremner MD   
"Neural Mechanisms of Stress and Depression in Cardiovascular Disease"

Peter Wilson MD  
"Diabetes and CVD

A. Maziar Zafari MD, PhD
"In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: An Update"  

Dr. Laurence Sperling MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA
"Office-Based Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: A Perspective on the 2013 AHA/ACC Prevention Guidelines"