The Life Force Within: Your Heart and Blood Vessels

The Life Force Within: Your Heart and Blood Vessels

October 25, 2017 – November 15, 2017

The Fall 2017 Conversations with Scientists series highlighted “The Life Force Within.” Presented in partnership with the MCW Cardiovascular Center, the series explored the health of your heart and blood vessels.

Speakers & Presentations

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  More than a Matter of the Heart: Hypertension’s Effect on the Body

Opening Remarks | Srividya Kidambi, MD
Video (Link)

 

Global Impact of Hypertension in Cardiovascular Disease | Theodore “Ted” Kotchen, MD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Metabolic Syndrome and Hypertension | Srividya Kidambi, MD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Health | Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Panel Question & Answer Session
Video (Link)

  To Be Precise: Personalized Medicine and Heart Disease

Opening Remarks | Aron Geurts, PhD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Genetic Approaches to Heart Disease | Aron Geurts, PhD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

The Promise of Stem Cells in Cardiology | Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Ethics of Personalized Medicine | Ryan Spellecy, PhD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Panel Question & Answer Session
Video (Link)

  Roadblocks to Heart Health: Clots, cholesterol and vascular disease

Opening Remarks | Mary Sorci-Thomas, PhD
Video (Link)

 

Clotting Disorders and other Hematology Disease | Lisa Baumann Kreuziger, MD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Heart Disease and Cholesterol | Mary Sorci-Thomas, PhD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Vascular Surgery: Prevention, treatment and peripheral vascular disease | Max Wohlauer, MD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Panel Question & Answer Session
Video (Link)

  (Heart) Failure is Not an Option: The power of maintenance and movement

Opening Remarks | Jacquelyn Kulinski, MD
Video (Link)

 

Intense Exercise, Diet and Cardiovascular Health – New Insights | David Gutterman, MD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Physical Medicine and Rehab | Matt Durand, PhD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Standing and Sitting as the New Smoking | Jacquelyn Kulinski, MD
Video (Link) | Presentation (PDF)

 

Panel Question & Answer Session
Video (Link)

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