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Catheterization Conference

The Cardiac Catheterization Conference is a multi-disciplinary conference led by cardiovascular fellows featuring key clinical cases within the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. For further information or inquiries regarding this conference, please contact Margo Relaford (Tel: 858-246-1326).

Cardiac Catheterization Conference
Interventional-based conference for cardiovascular disease fellows and faculty 
Date: Thursdays at 4:30 PM
Location: ACTRI, Third Floor

 

Past Conferences

May 9, 2019
Case 1: 50 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Duran/Dr. McDivit
Case 2: Contemporary Topics in HF: IV iron and LV thrombus management. Dr Mangels. 

April 25, 2019
Case 1:36 y/o M w/ non-compaction? Dr. Nishimura/Dr. Barnard
Case 2: 74 y/o M w/ HFrEF (EF 20-30's), CAD s/p CABG (1994), VT s/p SJM ICD transferred for cardiogenic shock and advanced therapies workup. Dr. Govea/Dr. Urey
 
April 11, 2019
Case 1: 62 y/o M w/ DOE. Dr. Mangels
Case 2: 45 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Khine/Dr. DeMaria/Dr. Al Khiami
 
March 28, 2019
Case 1: 63 y/o F w/ decompensated HF. Dr. Mangels/Dr. Tran
Case 2: 69 y/o M w/ HTN, HLD, and CBD stricture w/ E.Coli cholangitis who was found to have cholangiocarcinoma and new EF 28%. Dr. Govea

March 21, 2019
Case 1: 67 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Raisinghani
Case 2: 48 y/o M w/ chest pain & STEMI. Dr. Almasoud/Dr. Raissi/Dr. Patel

February 28, 2019
Case 1: 71 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Penny
Case 2: 84 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Bhatia/ Dr. Patel/Dr. Krummen

February 21, 2019
Case 1: 65 y/o F w/ HLD presents w/ MSTEMI found to have CTO of RCA. Dr. Govea/ Dr. Ben-Yehuda
Case 2: TBA Dr Nishimura

February 14, 2019
Case 1: 70 y/o M w/ dyspnea on exertion. Dr. Duran/Dr. Ben-Yehuda
Case 2: 68 y/o M h/o CAD s/p 5V CABG 2003 s/p AICD 2013 here with elevated troponin after syncope event. Dr. Govea/ Dr. Ben-Yehuda

February 7, 2019
Case 1: 25 y/o F w/ cold symptoms and chest pressure. Dr. Khine/Dr. Alshawabkeh/Dr. Hoffmayer/Dr. Patel
Case 2: 21 y/o F w/ new heart murmur. Dr. Duran/Dr. Daniels/Dr. Hoffmayer

January 31, 2019
Case 1: 48 y/o M w/ post fall. Dr. Bhatia/Dr. Han/Dr. Ang
Case 2: 57 y/o M w/ no PMH with persistent chest pain. Dr. Govea

January 25, 2019
Case 1: 78 y/o M w/ post fall. Dr. Mangels/Dr. Kahn
Case 2: 66 y/o M w/ new onset Afib. Dr. Duran/Dr. Ho

January 17, 2019
Case 1: 96 y/o F w/ post-op new onset heart failure. Dr. Mangels/Dr. Shen
Case 2: 62 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Nishimura/Dr. Blanchard

January 10, 2019
Case 1: 54 y/o M w/ syncope. Dr. Darden/Dr. Urey
Case 2: 77 y/o F w/ syncope. Dr. Nishimura/Dr. Ang

December 20, 2018
Case 1: 32 y/o F w/ 1 week of fevers and stomach ache. Dr. Duran/Dr. Adler
Case 2: 58 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Nishimura/Dr. Daniels

December 13, 2018
Case 1: 30 y/o F w/ NSTEMI and anomalous RCA. Dr. Govea/Dr. Daniels
Case 2: 68 y/o F w/ chest pain and DOE. Dr. Duong/Dr. Patel/Dr. Alshawabkeh/Dr. Kim

November 29, 2018
Case 1: 64 y/o M w/ HTN, HLD, smoker, prior hx of methamphetamine use, presenting with chest pain. Dr. Govea/Dr. Green
Case 2: 58 y/o M w/ SOB and palpitations. Dr. Bhatia/Dr. McDivit/Dr. Kahn

November 15, 2018
Case 1: 64 y/o M w/ dizziness. Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Silva
Optimal Timing for CABG amongst ACS patients. Dr. Mangels/ Dr Patel

October 25, 2018
Case 1: 77 y/o F w/ chronic SOB. Dr. Bhatia/ Dr. Ben-Yehuda /Dr Kahn/ Dr. McDivit
Case 2: 62 y/o M w/ SOB. Dr. Duran/ Dr. Barnard

October 18, 2018
Case 1: 56 y/o F w/ SOB. Dr. Duran/Dr. Ho/Dr. Krummen
Case 2: 69 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Wong/Dr. Ho/Dr. Patel/Dr. Penny

October 11, 2018
Case 1: 67 y/o F w/ chest pain. Dr. Bhatia/ Dr. Ben-Yehuda/ Dr. Ang
Case 2: 38 y/o F w/ IDDM/Anasarca. Dr. Govea/ Dr. Greenberg

September 6, 2018
Case 1: 69 y/o F w/ chest pain. Dr. Nishimura/Dr. Ang
Case 2: 66 y/o w/ chest pain. Dr. Mangels/Dr. Cotter

August 29, 2018
Case 1: 58 y/o Male w/ chest pain. Dr. Mangels/Dr. Cotter
Case 2: 52 y/o F w/ SOB. Dr. Almasoud/Dr. Ang

August 23, 2018
Case 1: 60 y/o F w/ chest pain. Dr. Almasoud/Dr. Blanchard
Case 2: 53 y/o F w/ fatigue. Dr. Bhatia/Dr. Kim

August 16, 2018
Case 1: 49 y/o M w/ VT shock at OSH. Dr. Khine/Dr. Penny/Dr. Tran
Case 2: 61 y/o M w/ dyspnea on exertion. Dr. Mangels/Dr. Penny

August 9, 2018
Case 1: 47 y/o M w/ STEMI/ ventricular fibrillation. Dr. Govea/Dr. McDivit
Case 2: 20 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Almasoud/Dr. Blanchard/Dr. Ang

July 26, 2018
FFR-CT Presentation - Dr. Khan
Case 1: 77 y/o F w/ volume overload, hypertension. Dr. Nishimura/Dr. Adler
Case 2: 75 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Duran/Dr. Daniels

July 19, 2018
MedHub Presentation - Brian Steele 4:40-4:45
Case 1: 50 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Penny
Case 2: 68 y/o M w/ nausea, vomiting, SOB, hand swelling. Dr. Bhatia/Dr. Tran/Dr. Lew

July 12, 2018
Case 1: 50 y/o M w/ cardiac arrest. Dr. Almasoud/Dr. Castellanos/Dr. Patel
Case 2: 62 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Duran/Dr. Raisinghani

June 21, 2018
Case 1: 71 y/o F w/ chest pain & SOB. Dr. Glassmoyer/Dr. McDivit/Dr. Mahmud
Case 2: 78 y/o M w/ chest burning. Dr. Khine/Dr. Lew/Dr. Penny

June 14, 2018
(4:30-4:45) Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) - Dr. Jennifer Quartarolo & Analyn Dolopo
Case 1: 73 y/o M chest pain. Dr. Wong/ Dr. Reeves
Case 2: 56 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Darden/Dr. Alshawabkeh/Dr. Mahmud

June 7, 2018
Case 1: 95 y/o M w/ SOB. Dr. Khine/Dr. Blanchard/Dr. Patel
Case 2: 78 y/o M w/ severe AI. Dr. Hang/Dr. Penny/Dr. Lew/Dr. Reeves

May 31, 2018
Case 1: 83 y/o F w/ hypotension. Dr. Khine/Dr. Daniels/Dr. Mahmud
Case 2: 63 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Kim/ Dr. Patel

May 17, 2018
Case 1: 62 y/o F w/ SOB. Dr. Khine/Dr. Blancard/Dr. Alshawabkeh
Case 2: 87 y/o M w/ SOB. Dr. Smitson/Dr. Reeves

May 10, 2018
Case 1: 51 y/o F w/ NSTEMI. Dr. Hang/Dr. Blanchard/Dr. Reeves
Case 2: 55 y/o M w/ SOB. Dr. Wong/Dr. Ross/ Dr. Krummen/ Dr. Penny

May 3, 2018
Case 1: 62 y/o F w/ SOB. Dr. Wilkinson/Dr. Silva
Case 2: 79 y/o M w/ NSTEMI. Dr. Hang/Dr. Daniels/Dr. Palakodeti

April 26, 2018
Case 1: 79 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Wong/Dr. Krummen/Dr. Penny
Case 2: 70 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Dickinson/Dr. Ross

April 19, 2018
Case 1: 77 y/o M w/SOB. Dr. Smitson/Dr. Ben Yehuda/Dr. Taub/Dr. Reeves/Dr. Patel/Dr. Golts
Case 2: 50 y/o F w/ chest pain. Dr. Hang/Dr. Patel

April 12, 2018
Case 1: 50 y/o M w/ chest pain X 3 days. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Taub
Case 2: 79 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Wong/Dr. Krummen/Dr. Penny

April 5, 2018
Case 1: 76 y/o M w/ VT arrest. Dr. Khine/Dr. Adler/Dr. Kim
Case 2: 70 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Darden/Dr. King

March 22, 2018
Case 1: 48 y/o F w/ chest pain. Dr. Darden/ Dr. Daniels
Case 2: 68 y/o F w/ leg weakness. Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Blanchard/Dr. Reeves

March 15, 2018
Case 1: 68 y/o M w/ exertional chest pain. Dr. Omran/Dr. Patel
Case 2: 61 y/o M w/ SVG aneurysm. Dr. Walters/Dr. Patel

March 8, 2018
Case 1: 47 y/o M w/ chest paint. Dr. Wong/Dr. Lew/Dr. Maisel/Dr. Penny
Case 2: 57 y/o M w/ SOB. Dr. Lin/Dr. Adle

March 1, 2018
Case 1: 59 y/o F w/ chest pain. Dr. Duong/Dr.Urey/DR. Mahmud
Case 2: 55 y/o F w/ NSTEMI. Dr. Hang/Dr. McDivit/Dr. Ang

February 22, 2018
Case 1: 43 y/o F w/ corrected transposition of the great arteries presenting with shock. Dr. Phreaner/Dr. Alshawabkeh/Dr. Adler/Dr. Patel.
Case 2: 63 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Darden/Dr. Raissi

February 15, 2018
Case 1: 55 y/o M w/ VT arrest ER. Dr. Khine/Dr. Cotter/Dr. Kim/Dr. Ang
Case 2: 69 y/o M w/ SOB.Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Krummen/Dr. Penny

February 8, 2018
Case 1: 81 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Khine/Dr. Daniels/Dr. Ang
Case 2: 19 y/o M w/ HOCM. Dr. Almeida/Dr. Adler/Dr. Urey

February 1, 2018
Case 1: 47 y/o M w/ unstable angina. Dr. Wong/Dr. Lew/Dr. Maisel/Dr. Penny
Case 2: 57 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Darden/ Dr. Penny

January 25, 2018
ECMO Training 4:30pm - 6:00pm

January 18, 2018
1. Electrophysiology guest speaker - Dr. Frederick T. Han
"Seeing is Believing! Using Imaging to Improve Outcomes for Afib and Ventricular Arrhythmias"
2.Feasibility of VT Ablation in BIVAD Patient Dr. Ho/ Dr. Hsu

January 11, 2018
Electrophysiology guest speaker - Dr. Michael Eugene Field
"Preventing Stroke with AF: Better but Not Good Enough"
Case 1: 75 y/o F w/ SOB. Dr. Smitson/Dr. Ben-Yehuda/Dr. Reeves/Dr. Patel/Dr. Golts
Case 2: 78 y/o F w/ HFpEF. Dr. Wong/Dr. Adler/Dr. Greenberg/Dr. Reeves

December 21, 2017
Case 1: 71 y/o M w/ dyspnea. Dr. Darden/Dr Hammond
Case 2: TBA

December 14, 2017
Case 1: 62 y/o M w/ acute heart failure. Dr. Phreaner/Dr. Kim
Case 2: 52 y/o F w/ lupus/chest pain. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Daniels/Dr. Mahmud

December 7, 2017
Case 1: 71 y/o M w/ dyspnea. Dr. Darden/Dr. Hammond
Case 2: 46 y/o M w/ cardiac arrest. Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Cotter/Dr. Reeves

November 30, 2017
Case 1: 76 y/o F w/ acid reflux. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Hsu/Dr. Ang
Case 2: 68 y/o F w/ chest pain. Dr. Khine/Dr. Castellanos/Dr. Ang

November 16, 2017
Case 1: 59 y/o M w/ STEMI. Dr. Glassmoyer/Dr. Patel/Dr. Urey
Case 2: 55 y/o F w/ NSTEMI. Dr. Hang/Dr. McDivit/Dr. Ang
IABP Training - Ms. LeBlanc and Dr. Ang (5:30-6:00)

November 9, 2017
Case 1: 63 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Khine/Dr. Castellanos/Dr. Mahmud
Case 2: 67 y/o M w/ diabetes & chest pain. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Lew/Dr. Penny

October 26, 2017
Case 1: 65 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Darden/Dr. Raisinghani
Case 2: 89 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Maisel/Dr. Patel
5:30-6:00 Cooling catheter training session. Dr. Daniels

October 19, 2017
Case 1: 26 y/o M w/ fatigue. Dr. Sab/Dr. Alshawabkeh
Case 2: 65 y/o M w/ dyspnea. Dr. Darden/ Dr. Raisinghani

October 12, 2017
Case 1: 49 y/o F w/ tetralogy of fallot. Dr. Duong/Dr. Alshawabkeh
Case 2: 89 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Maisel/Dr. Patel

October 5, 2017
Case 1: 82 y/o M w/ syncope. Dr. Darden/Dr. DeMaria
Case 2: 71 y/o F w/ chest pain/STEMI. Dr. Hang/Dr. Cotter/Dr. Tsimikas

September 28, 2017
Case 1: 38 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Phreaner/Dr. Penny
Case 2: 67 y/o M w/ STEMI. Dr. Hang/Dr. Reeves/Dr. Ross

September 14, 2017
Case 1: 66 y/o M w/STEMI. Dr. Hang/Dr. Lew
Case 2: 84 y/o F w/ new onset dyspnea. Dr. Dickson/Dr. DeMaria/Dr. Reeves

September 7, 2017
Case 1: 37 y/o M w/ out hospital cardiac arrest. Dr. Khine/Dr. Castellanos/Dr. Patel
Case 2: 28 y/o M w/ chest pain. Dr. Wong/Dr. Ben-Yehuda/Dr. Reeves

August 31, 2017
Case 1: 43 y/o M w/chest pain. Dr. Khine/Dr. Felicio/Dr. Penny
Case 2: 31 y/o F w/24 weeks pregnant w/ VT arrest. Dr. Dickson/Dr. Ang

August 24, 2017
Case 1: 46 y/o w/ chest pain. Dr. Wong/Dr. Ben-Yehuda/Dr. Patel
Case 2: 71 y/o M w/cardiogenic shock. Dr. Darden/Dr. Tran
Angio Club. Dr. Mahmud (5:30-6:00)

August 17, 2017
Case 1: 70/ y/o M w/SOB. Dr. Glassmoyer/Dr. Felicio/Dr. Penny.
Case 2: Angiogram Potpourri - Walters

August 3, 2017
Case 1: 75 y/o M w/ stable ischemic heart disease. Dr. Darden/Dr. Schricker
Case 2: 72 y/o F w/ SOB. Dr. Prohaska/Dr. Daniels

Cardiovascular Science Conference

Our Cardiovascular Science Conference highlight key research and topics within the field of basic and translational research. For further information or inquiries regarding our conferences, please contact Cindy Treich

Science Conference
Presentations and updates on breakthrough science from leading UCSD scientists
Date: Fridays at 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Location: CNCB Large Conference Room/ Marilyn F. Farquhar Seminar Room

Past Conferences


January 10, 2020

Alon Goren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UCSD


December 6, 2019

Sharlene Day, M.D.
Director, Translational Research,
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine & Cardiovascular Institute,
Center for Inherited Cardiac Disease, Penn Medicine


November 22, 2019

Gianluigi Condorelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair in Molecular Cardiology, Univ. of Leicester, UK


November 8, 2019

Kory Lavine, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Washington Univ. School of Medicine in St. Louis


March 22, 2019
"Novel Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Quality Control in the Heart"

Asa Gustafsson, PhD
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Pharmacology
Vice Chair, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
University of California, San Diego


February 15, 2019
"Regulators of Cardiac Remodeling & Fibrosis"

Jennifer Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Pathology and Bioengineering
University of Washington


February 8, 2019
"Clonal hematopoiesis in human aging and cardiovascular disease"

Siddhartha Jaiswal, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Stanford University


January 25, 2019
"Protein acetylation in heart failure: the epigenome and beyond"

Timothy A. McKinsey, PhD
Associate Professor and Associate Division Head for Translational Research
Director, Consortium for Fibrosis Research & Translation
Department of Medicine/ Division of Cardiology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


January 18, 2019
"Redox cross talk in heart disease: finding new drug target for GSK 3b"

Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Erika J. Glazer Chair in Women’s Heart Health
Director, Advanced Clinical Biosystems Institute in the Department of Biomedical Sciences
Director, Basic Science Research in the Women’s Heart Center
Cedars-Sinai Medicine Center, Los Angeles


December 7, 2018
"A tyrosine Switch on NEDD4-2 E3 Ligase Transmit GPCR Inflammatory Signaling"

JoAnn Trejo, PhD, MBA
Professor and Vice Chair of Pharmacology
Associate Dean for Health Sciences Faculty Affairs
University of California, San Diego


November 30, 2018
"Mitochondrial signaling in genetic reprogramming and fibroblast differentiation"

John Elrod, PhD
Associate Professor
Center for Translational Medical and Department of Pharmacology
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University


November 9, 2018
"Insights from the atherosclerosis immune cell atlas"

Holger Winkles, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Inflammation Biology
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology


October 26, 2018
"Immune aspects of atherosclerosis"

Klaus Ley, MD
Professor and Division Head
Division of Inflammation Biology
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology


October 12, 2018
"A female rodent model of early HFpEF: A potential critical role for estrogen depletion in the aged heart"

Francisco Villarreal, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego


October 5, 2018
"Non-Coding Genomic Regulation Identified In Human Cardiomyocytes"

Adam J. Engler, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Dept. of Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego
Resident Scientist
Stanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine


May 22, 2018
"How do Integrins Work?"

Mark Ginsberg, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Physician-Scientist Training Pathway
University of California, San Diego


May 18, 2018
"Genetic variant, cellular metabolism, and nanomedicine in mechanobiology and cardio/pulmonary vascular diseases"

Yun Fang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Department of Medicine
University of Chicago


May 4 2018
"NOTCH1 is a mechanosensor in adult arteries"

Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD
Professor, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology
Director, Molecular Biology Institute
Chair, Molecular Biology, IDP
University of California, Los Angeles


April 13, 2018
"Understanding the role of T cells in cardiac fibrosis and failure"

Pilar Alcaide, PhD
Associate Professor of Immunology
Tufts University School of Medicine


April 13, 2018
CANCELLED


April 6, 2018
"Cardiac Injury and Repair"

Steven R. Houser, PhD, FAHA
Senior Associate Dean, Research
Vera J. Goodfriend Endowed Chair, Cardiovascular Research
Chair and Professor, Physiology
Director, Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC)
Professor, Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University


March 23, 2018
"Lessons from the heart: New insights into physiology from ion channelopathies"

Geoffrey S. Pitt, MD, PhD
Ida and Theo Rossi Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medicine


March 16, 2018
"Adiposity, Aging, and Inflammation: A triple threat in atrial fibrillation"

Jose Jalife, MD, PhD
Cyrus and Jane Farrehi Professor of Cardiovascular Research
Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular and integrative Physiology
University of Michigan Medical School
Co-Director of the U of M Center for Arrhythmia Research


March 2, 2018
"Concurrence of Intraventricular Hemodynamic Shear Stress Characteristics and Endocardial Endothelial Transcription Profiles"

Peter F. Davies, PhD, ScD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine


February 16, 2018
"Biased GPCR Signaling in the Heart"

Howard A. Rockman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Edward S. Orgain Professor of Cardiology
Professor in Cell Biology
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University School of Medicine


February 9, 2018
"Supercharging the Heart: Elevating 2 deoxy-ATP to Increase Myocardial Performance"

Michael Regnier, PhD
Washington Research Foundation Professor of Bioengineering
Associate Chair for Research, Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington


January 26, 2018
"The Emerging Role of Epigenetic Regulation in Heart Disease"

Donald R. Menick, PhD
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
Director, Gazes Cardiac Research Institute
Research Health Scientist, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center


January 26, 2018
"Cellular and Molecular Responses of Skeletal Muscle to Homeostatic Perturbations"

Pier Lorenzo Puri, MD, PhD
Professor
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Neuroscience and Aging Research Center
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute


January 19, 2018
"Signaling Pathways in Cardiovascular Development and Disease"

Mark L. Kahn, MD
Cooper-McLure Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania


January 12, 2018
"Cell plasticity and heart disease"

Arjun Deb, MD
Associate Professor
Dept. of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology
UCLA


December 8, 2017
"Hyperinsulinemia promotes diabetic heart failure via transactivation of cardiac adrenergic signaling"

Yang (kevin) Xiang, PhD
Department of Pharmacology
UC Davis, College of Biological Sciences


December 1, 2017
"Dynamics of Distinct Cardiovascular Cell Lineages in Embryogenesis and Adulthood"

Nuno Guimaraes Camboa, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar UCSD


November 10, 2017
"From CaMKII to HDAC4 - Translating Heart Metabolism"

Johannes Backs, MD
Director, Department of Molecular Cardiology and Epigenetics
Professor of Medicine
University Hospital of Heidelberg


November 10, 2017
CANCELLED Veteran's Day


November 3, 2017
"Renal Sympathetic Denervation Protects the Failing Heart"

David J. Lefer, PhD
Director, Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
Professor of Pharmacology
LSU Health New Orleans, School of Medicine


October 20, 2017
"Engineering Cardiac Cell Fate One Screen at a Time" Implications for Cardiac Regeneration and Disease Modeling"

Alexandre Colas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Neuroscience and Aging Research Center
San Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute


October 13, 2017
"Advanced MR and CT Imaging of the Heart"

Francisco Contijoch, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Bioengineering and Radiology
UCSD


October 6, 2017
"Targeting the proteoglycan switch for rheumatoid arthritis therapy."

Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
UCSD


May 26, 2017
"Targeting efferocytosis in the treatment of atherosclerosis"

Nicholas J. Leeper, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Medicine
Director of Vascular Research
Chief of Vascular Medicine
Stanford University


May 19, 2017
"A Change of Heart (Function): Regulation of Cardiac Contraction by Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C"

Samantha Harris, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of Arizon


May 12, 2017
"Loss of protective autoimmunity in atherosclerosis"

Dennis Wolf, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Inflammation Biology
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology


April 24, 2017
"Systems Approaches to Cardiovascular Development"

Calum MacRae, MD, PhD
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School


April 21, 2017
"The role of the co-stimulatory CD27/CD70 axis in atherosclerosis"

Holger Winkles, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology


April 14, 2017
"Macrophage Proliferation in Atherosclerosis"

Aldons (Jake) Lusis, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Human Genetics, Microbiology
Immunology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles


April 7, 2017
"So You Think You've got a Breakthrough? Practical Tips for Translating Discovery to the Clinic"

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD
Director, University of Arizona Saver Heart Center
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tuscon


March 24, 2017
"Integrin dynamics during human neutrophil arrest and spreading"

Zhichao Fan, PhD
Research Associate
Division of Inflammation Biology
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology


March 17, 2017
"Genome sequencing as a tool for studying cardiovascular disease"

Nathan Stitziel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetics
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Genetics
Assistant Director, McDonnell Genome Institute
Washing University School of Medicine


March 10, 2017
"Untangling the TNF-Lymphotoxin-LIGHT Network"

Carl F. Ware, PhD
Director, Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center
Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute


March 3, 2017
"Mechanism of non-coding RNA Biogenesis and Function in Host Defense"

Rui Zhou, PhD
Assistant Professor
Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute


February 24, 2017
"SUMO in 20 years: From Mechanism to Clinical Implications"

Edward T.H. Yeh, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Missouri Health


February 17, 2017
"Clonal History of hESC/hiPSC-Derived Cells Revealed By Epigenetic Mosaicism"

Ivan Garcia-Bassets, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
UCSD


February 10, 2017
"Bioactive Lipid Signaling in Human Disease"

Aitor Aguirre, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UCSD


February 3, 2017
"Novel mitochondrial and metabolic mechanisms in cardiovascular disease"

Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine - Cardiology and Pharmacology
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine


January 27, 2017
"Engineered cellular approaches to treating adult and pediatric heart"

Michael E. Davis, PhD
Director, Children's Heart Research and Outcomes (HeRO) Center
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Emory University and Georgia Tech


January 20, 2017
"Redox Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Renewal"

Hesham A. Sadek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology
J. Fred Schoellkopf, Jr. Chair in Cardiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center


January 13, 2017
"Structure and therapeutic targeting of integrins"

M. Amin Arnaout, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physicians, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA


January 6, 2017
"A role for the Nutrient Sensor CRTC in cardiomyopathy"

Karen Ocorr, PhD
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Neuroscience and Aging Research Center
Sanford Burnham Prebys
Medical Discovery Institute


December 16, 2016
"iPS Cells for the study of Lysosomal Storage Diseases"

Eric Adler, MD
Director of Cardiac Transplant and
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Associate Professor of Medicine
UCSD


December 9, 2016
"Regulatory principles governing enhancer specificity during animal development"

Emma Farley, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
UCSD


December 2, 2016
"Novel roles for GRK2 in Cardiac Function and Metabolism"

Walter J. Koch, PhD
William Wikoff Smith Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine,
Professor and Chair, Pharmacology
Professor and Director, Center for Translational medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Temple University


November 25, 2016
Cancelled
Thanksgiving Holiday! Gobble, Gobble!


November 18, 2016
"Moving the Target - from CaMKII to HDAC4"

Johannes Backs, MD
Professor and Director,
Department of Molecular Cardiology and Epigenetics
Heidelberg University Hospital


November 11, 2016
Cancelled


November 4, 2016
"Prolyl hydroxylation regulates protein degradation, synthesis and splicing in human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes."

Elizabeth (Tish) Murphy, PhD
Head Cardiac Physiology Section,
Systems Biology Center
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NIH)


October 28, 2016
"Multiplexed Genome Engineering via CRISPR-Cas: new approaches and new challenges"

Prashant Mali, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
UCSD


October 21, 2016
"Ca and Calmodulin Signaling in Cardiac Myocytes"

Donald M. Bers, PhD
Distinguished Professor & Chair
Department of Pharmacology
UC Davis, School of Medicine


October 14, 2016
"Lung and Heart Interactions: Lesson s from Mouse Models of Disease"

Xin Sun, PhD
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
UCSD


October 7, 2016
"An emerging pathway at the heart of Dilated Cardiomyopathy?"

Stephan Lange, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Diego


September 30, 2016
"Calcium Circuits in Cardiac Function and Survival"

Evangelia (Litsa) Kranias, PhD
Hanna Professor and Director of Cardiovascular Biology
Distinguished University Professor
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
Department of Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics
University of Cincinnati College of Medical


May 20, 2016
"Role of Shp2 in Development and Disease: from Congenital Heart Disease to Lupus"

Maria Kontaridis, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School


May 13, 2016
"Clinical Assessment of Intraventricular Flows"

Juan C. del Álamo, PhD
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
UCSD


May 6, 2016
"Hexokinase II integrates energy metabolism and cellular protection: regulation of autophagy and mitophagy"

Shigeki Miyamoto, DVM, PhD
Associate Profession
Department of Pharmacology
UCSD


April 29, 2016
"Immune Regulation in Acute Vasculitis: Kawasaki Disease as a Model"

Alessandra Franco, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
UCSD


April 22, 2016
"Injectable biomaterial platforms for treating cardiovascular disease"

Karen Christman, PhD, FAHA
Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
UCSD


April 15, 2016
"Molecular engineering for cellular and reprogramming"

Peter Yingxiao Wang, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Institute of Engineering in Medicine
University of California San Diego


April 8, 2016
"Gene Regulatory Networks in Cardiac Form and Function"

Ivan Moskowitz, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Pediatrics, Pathology, and Human Genetics
The University of Chicago


April 1st, 2016
"Modulating vascular function: microRNA-mediated endothelial stress response"

Zhen Chen, PhD
Associate Professor
Postdoctoral Scholar
UCSD


March 25th, 2016
CANCELLED FOR HOLIDAY


March 18th, 2016
"Decoding the molecular pathogenesis of Kawasaki disease"

Jane C. Burns, MD
Professor and Director,
Kawasaki Disease Research Center
Department of Pediatrics
UCSD


March 11th, 2016
"Genetic basis of congenital heart defects in Jacobson syndrome: Clinical implications"

Paul Grossfeld, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Cardiology
UCSD


March 4th, 2016
"The Secret(e) of ER Stress and Heart Disease"

Christopher Glembotski, PhD
Professor of Biology
Director of the SDSU Heart Institute
San Diego Sate University


February 26th, 2016
"Kinetics of Sarcomere Length-Dependent Activation: Key to Function: Clue to Mechanism"

William Hunter, PhD
Professor
New Jersey Institute of Technology


Friday February 19th, 2016
"PHLPPing out over stress: Regulation of Cell Survival by PHLPP"

Nicole Purcell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
UCSD


Friday February 12th, 2016
"A New Context for DNA Methylation in Brain, Heart and Muscle"

Eran A. Mukamel, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science
UCSD


February 5th, 2016
"3D Genome Organization and its Implications for Nuclear Biology"

Jesse Dixon, MD, PhD
Salk Helmsley Fellow
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA


January 29th, 2016
"NAD+-Sensitive protein acetylation modulates cardiac stress response"

Rong Tian, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry & Pathology
Director of Mitochondria and Metabolism Center


January 15th, 2016
"Cell shape as a determinate of calcium dynamics in vascular smooth muscle cells"

Padmini Rangamani, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
UCSD


January 8th, 2016
"Look Who's Talking: Cell Communication & Danger Signaling after Acute Myocardial Infarction"

Kevin R. King, MD, PhD
Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Systems Biology


December 18th, 2015
"Cardiac Organelles in Motion: From Vesicle Trafficking to T-tubule Remodeling"

Robin Shaw, MD
Wasserman Endowed Chair in Cardiology
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and UCLA


December 4th, 2015
"New Therapies for Kawasaki Disease: Interfering with Inflammation & Aneurysm Formation"

Adriana Tremoulet, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Host-Microbe Systems and Therapeutics
Department of Pediatrics
Associate Director of UCSD/Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Kawasaki Disease Research Center


November 20th, 2015
"Actin Cytoskeleton Regulation of Cell Architecture, Physiology and Pathology:
Insight from Red Blood Cells and Striated Muscle"

Velia M. Fowler, PhD
Professor and Acting Chair,
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Associate, Dean for Graduate Studies
The Scripps Research Institute


November 13th, 2015
"Calcium and Cardiac Arrhythmia: A Bench to Bedside Story"

Bjorn C. Knollmann, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics
Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine


November 6th, 2015
"Fibroblast Phenotype Regulation in Lung Fibrosis"

James S. Hagood, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine
UCSD


Subspecialty Conferences

At UC San Diego, we provide a comprehensive conference series across a broad spectrum of topics and clinical specialties within cardiovascular medicine. For further information or inquiries regarding our conferences, please contact Margo Relaford (Tel: 858-246-1326). 

Fellow Didactic Curriculum Lecture 
Core curriculum conference for cardiovascular disease fellows
Date: Tuesdays at 7:30 AM
Location: ACTRI, Third Floor

Cardiac Catheterization Conference
Interventional-based conference for cardiovascular disease fellows
Date: Thursdays at 4:30 PM
Location: ACTRI, Third Floor

Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
Cutting edge cardiovascular topics presented by world-renown faculty
Date: Fridays at 8:00 AM
Location: ACTRI, First Floor, Grand Auditorium

Interventional Cardiology Conference
Interventional case-base and topic-based conference
Date: Wednesdays at 7:30 AM
Location: ACTRI, Third Floor

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Conference
Core heart failure and transplant curriculum
Date: Tuesdays at 7:00 AM
Location: ACTRI, Third Floor

Electrophysiology Conference
Electrophysiology topics presented by world-renown electrophysiology faculty
Date: Thursdays at 8:00 AM
Location: ACTRI, Third Floor

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Conference
ACHD topics and case-based presentations
Date: Mondays at 7:00 AM
Location: ACTRI, Third Floor

Science Conference       
Presentations and updates on breakthrough science from leading UCSD scientists
Date: Fridays at 11:30 AM
Location: CNCB Large Conference Room/ Marilyn F. Farquhar Seminar Room

Symposia

Upcoming Symposiums

 

Past Symposiums 

  • 27th Annual Heart Failure Symposium "Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure"
    A virtual event 
  • 21st Annual San Diego Heart Failure Symposium for Primary Care and Internal Medicine Physicians A Virtual Event - January 29 & 30, 2021

  • The 8th Annual International Hawaii Symposium on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure
    "A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in Heart Failure and Biomarkers"
    November 29th - December 1st, 2018
  • 13th Annual Biomarkers in Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndromes:
    Diagnosis, Treatment and Devices.
    April 7, 2017 at the Estancia Hotel, La Jolla, California.
  • 23rd Annual San Diego Heart Failure Symposium:
    "Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure".
  • San Diego Cardiovascular Interventions: "Robotics and CHIP".
    July 28th-29th, 2017 at the Estancia Hotel, La Jolla, California