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UCLA Cardiovascular Symposium 2018
Date: October 23rd - 24th, 2018Location: California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095Visitor Parking Information
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Keynote Speaker Jay Horton, MD, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center “The Role of Lipogenesis in the Development of Heart Failure"
Ju Chen, PhD Professor of Medicine; AHA Endowed Chair; Director of Basic Cardiac ResearchUCSD
Linda Demer, MD, PhDProfessor of Bioengineering and Physiology Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Medicine Director, UCLA Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program UCLA
Isabelle Deschenes, PhDProfessor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, and Biomedical Engineerin; Director, Heart and Vascular Research CenterCase Western Reserve University
Alfred George, MDChair, Department of Pharmacology Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics; Magerstadt Professor of Pharmacology; Professor of PharmacologyNorthwestern University
Jay Horton, MDDr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Chair in Obesity and Diabetes; Scott Grundy’s Director Chair; Professor of Internal Medicine & Molecular Genetics Director, Center for Human Nutrition University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
Dino Di Carlo, PhD Professor of Bioengineering, California NanoSystems Institute Director, Cancer Nanotechnology Program, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer CenterUCLA
Song Li, PhD Chancellor, Professor, and Department Chair; Departments of Bioengineering and MedicineUCLA
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD Director, Center for Genetic Medicine Elizabeth J. Ward; Professor of Genetic Medicine; Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Biochemistry, and Molecular GeneticsNorthwestern University
Ping Peipei, PhD Professor of Physiology; Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, and Bioinformatics; Director, NIH BD2K Center of Excellence Director, NIH BD2K Centers-Coordination CenterUCLA
Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhDProfessor of Medicine and Radiology; Director, UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia CenterUCLA
Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhDDirector, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center; Chief, Division of Cardiology; Professor of MedicineUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson
The Inaugural Cardiovascular Theme Symposium was held on September 2, 2016 in the new Luskin Conference Center on the UCLA campus. This Symposium was the first scientific conference sponsored by the UCLA Cardiovascular Theme.
The 2017 Cardiovascular Theme Symposium was held on September 25, 2017 in the De Neve Plaza and Auditorium on UCLA's campus. This Symposium annual series is sponsored by the UCLA Cardiovascular Theme and features noted keynote speakers, breakout presentations, abstract poster review and awards.