Translating Duke Health Cardiovascular Diseases Initiative: Recovery from Atrial Fibrillation

The Translating Duke Health Cardiovascular Diseases Intiative has announced the fifth of a series of workshops on Keeping the Heart Young: Cardiovascular Resistance, Resilience and Rejuvenation. This interactive seminar will focus on recovery from atrial fibrillation.

Tuesday, March 20
5 - 6:30 P.M., Duke North, room 2001

Invited Speakers:

Bernard Gersh, MBChB, DPhil
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Duke University

Jon Piccini, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University Health System

Bruce Sullenger, Ph.D.
Joseph W. and Dorothy W. Beard Professor of Experimental Surgery, in the School of Medicine
Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

Jim Daubert, M.D. and Chris Granger, M.D. will serve as discussants and will moderate the workshop.

Workshop Goals

  • Develop a greater understanding of cardiovascular resistance, resilience and rejuvenation relating to Atrial Fibrillation.
  • Identify areas and approaches for future research and collaboration, ranging from fundamental discovery science to population health.
  • Stimulate discussion and collaboration across campus in advance of a seed grant RFP Fall/Winter 2018 for TDH-CVD, as well to inform further thinking in this major area of Duke Health investment.