Grollman Lecture in Cardiovascular Medicine: Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD – “Evolution of Regenerative Cardiology”

Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Old Medical School Auditorium
Cost: Free

Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD, is director of the Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The former editor-in-chief of the journal Circulation Research, he is a recipient of a Distinguished Scientist award from the American Heart Association and an Outstanding Contribution to Cardiovascular Research award from the International Society for Heart Research. His current research focuses on using biologically based therapies for cardiac regeneration and biological pacemakers.

Learning objectives: 

  1. To understand the goals of regenerative therapy for Heart Disease.
  2. To understand the scientific basis for Stem Cell Therapy and Limitations.
  3. To Review the clinical experience with Cardiovascular Stem Cell Therapy.

Medicine Grand Rounds is offered every Wednesday throughout the year by the UVA Department of Medicine, in association with UVA’s Office of Continuing Medical Education. CME credit is available; instructions and forms are available at the event.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a permanent record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation. CME transcripts may be obtained at (click on Transcripts and follow the instructions).

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