Dr. Abbas Ardehali, professor of surgery and medicine in the division of cardiothoracic surgery, has been selected as a 2017 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations.
Three months after a heart surgery in which Dr. Richard Shemin replaced the aortic and mitral valves and performed a two-vessel coronary bypass, an 80 year old man was able to complete a marathon in 9 hrs, 6 min and 37 secs.
Director of the Molecular Biology Institute, Luisa Iruela-Arispe’s laboratory has focused in elucidating the molecular mechanisms that regulate vascular morphogenesis during development and in disease.
What if physicians had their own personal artificial intelligence assistant—similar to Tony Stark’s J.A.R.V.I.S.—to help prescribe individualized strategies for patient care?
Last year's UCLA Cardiovascular Symposium was held in the new Luskin Conference Center on the UCLA campus, included lectures from nine world leaders in the field of cardiovascular research and medicine, and was attended by around 375 scientists, clinicians and trainees. This year's event will be held in September, 2017.