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

2016-2017

10/7/2016
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

10/21/2016 - Preparation for the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2016 - No recording available

Victoria Scicluna, MPH, MD Candidate (2017), Emory University School of Medicine
Does Experience Matter? Implications for Community Consultation for Research in Emergency Settings

Muhammad Hammadah, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Telomere Shortening, Regenerative Capacity, and Cardiovascular Outcomes

Heval Mohamed Kelli, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Neighborhood Income rather than Food Access is Associated with Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Food Deserts

11/4/2016 - Preparation for the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2016 - No recording available

Supriya Shore, MD., MSc., Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Anticoagulation Clinics and DOACs - Improving Adherence, Avoiding Complications

Alanna Morris, MD, MSc., Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine
Unique small molecule metabolites are associated with racial differences in heart failure death and hospitalization

Parham Eshtehardi, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Patients with Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction Have High Plaque Burden and Diffuse Epicardial Atherosclerotic Disease on Intravascular Ultrasound

Matthew Topel, MD, MSc., Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Gender Differences in Circulating Progenitor Cells and the Association with Sex Hormones

11/18/2016
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

12/2/2016
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

12/16/2016
Amit Shah, MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Novel ECG-Based Biomarkers in Predicting Cardiovascular Events

1/6/2017
Conference cancelled due to inclement weather

1/20/2017
John Oshinski, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine
New Cardiac MRI Techniques for Clinical Research

2/3/2017
Jeanie Park, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology), Emory University School of Medicine
Neurocirculatory Control During Sympathoexcitation

2/17/2017
Alessandro Veneziani, PhD, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University
Perspectives and Challenges of Scientific Computing in Clinical Trials

3/3/2017 - Preparation for the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions - No recording available

Robert Heinl, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Body Fat Distribution is Associated with Oxidative Stress

Muhammad Hammadah, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Inflammatory Response to Mental Stress and Mental Stress Induced Myocardial Ischemia

Arash Harzand, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Feasibility of a Smartphone-Enabled Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Amongst Veterans

Pratik Sandesara, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
Association Between Circulating Progenitor Cells and Outcomes in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Ayman Samman Tahhan, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine
1) Progenitor Cells and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure
2) Circulating Progenitor Cells Levels and Outcomes in Acute Myocardial Infarction

 4/7/2017 - No recording available
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 2

5/5/2017
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

5/19/2017
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...

Below are links to previous lectures that are available online.

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

"Alzheimer's Disease And Vascular Risk Factors: What We Know From Large Data Sets"
Whitney Wharton, PhD
 Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology
Emory University, School of Medicine

"Controversies On Dual Antiplatelet Therapy"
George D. Dangas, MD PhD

Professor of Cardiology & Vascular Surgery
Director, Cardiovascular Innovation
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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


"Applications Of Magnetic Resonance Imaging In Planning And Evaluating Cardiac Electrophysiology Procedures"
John Oshinski PhD

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

"Omic personality and cardiovascular risk in healthy people"
Greg Gibson PhD



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


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

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

"Diabetes and CVD"
Peter Wilson MD   

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

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