Preventive Cardiology Forum set for Feb. 2

Cardiologists, registered dietitians, primary care physicians, family physicians, pediatricians, internists, residents, medical students, respiratory therapists, nurses, exercise physiologists, and healthcare professionals with an interest in cardiovascular disease prevention are invited to attend the 29th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum at McGovern Medical School Saturday, Feb. 2.


Study shows benefits of non-surgical procedure for heart muscle disease

Just over a decade ago, an interventional cardiology team led by Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., professor of internal medicine, knew it had a problem as results of a dye test lit up the monitor.


Smalling receives master interventionalist designation

Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., has been named to the new class of Master Interventionalists of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), the professional medical society for adult and pediatric invasive/interventional cardiologists.


American Heart Association taps Taegtmeyer for scientific statement

If you were looking for someone to write a comprehensive piece on how the body powers up the heart, the “Energy Capital of the World,” also known as Houston, would be a good place to start.


UTHealth experts present clinical information, research during ACC conference

Acute myocardial infarction, valvular heart disease and congenital heart disease were among the topics experts from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) presented during the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Sessions in Chicago, Illinois.


Promoting awareness for AAA

The risks and treatments for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) for men were the focus of a recent event hosted by the American Heart Association and McGovern Medical School faculty at the Hermann Pavilion Conference Center at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.


26th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum set for Feb. 6

“How to Control Cardiovascular Risk Factors to Improve Survival” will be the theme of the 26th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


McGovern experts present clinical information, research at AHA conference

Congenital heart disease, genes involved in thoracic aortic disease and virtual models of mitral valves are among the topics that experts from McGovern Medical School presented in conferences, exhibits, and posters at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2015 in Orlando.