Huffman to Present at NIH Lecture Series

Huffman to Present at NIH Lecture Series
Dr. Mark Huffman, Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division), and Co-Director Global Health Center will be participating as a speaker at the NIH Health Equity Research Outreach (HERO) speaker series. The event is April 29th, from 9:30-11AM CDT and will be available to stream virtually.

Thakker Coauthors Research Letter in JACC

Thakker Coauthors Research Letter in JACC
Dr. Prashanth Thakker, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of Program Development in the Cardiovascular Fellowship program was coauthor of a research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology titled “A Leadership Program to Support Career Development of Cardiovascular Chief Fellows”. The letter details the importance of the role of […]

Stitziel Elected to the Association of University Cardiologists

Stitziel Elected to the Association of University Cardiologists
Professor of Medicine Nathan Stitziel, MD, PhD was recently elected to the prestigious Association of University Cardiologists. Active membership in the United States is limited to just 135 cardiologists “who shape the course of research and training in cardiovascular disease.”

Dr. Kan Liu on AI use in Echocardiology (Links to an external site)

Dr. Kan Liu on AI use in Echocardiology
“Different CNNs have been developed for echocardiography image interpretation to distinguish visually similar conditions such as pathologic vs. physiologic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, constrictive pericarditis vs. restrictive cardiomyopathy, and stress induced cardiomyopathy vs. acute myocardial infarction,” said author Kan Liu.

Evolution of Heart Valve Repair (Links to an external site)

Evolution of Heart Valve Repair
Study the anatomy of a human heart, and you’ll notice that there are four chambers and four valves that work sequentially to move blood into the heart and then out into the body. As the heart contracts and relaxes, its valves work in a set order, opening and closing to ensure that blood flows in one direction. One valve opens to allow blood to flow in and then closes to prevent backward flow.