Prof Mark Cannell holds the chair of cardiac cell biology at Bristol University UK. He has worked in New Zealand and in the USA and is internationally known for his pioneering work on calcium measurement in single cells. His co-discovery of microscopic calcium signalling events called “calcium sparks’ revolutionized our view of how cells can partition signals to achieve speed, high gain and fidelity. His work is also known for its use of mathematical modelling to test ideas about signalling as well as the development of high resolution optical techniques.
cardiac EC coupling
Dr. M Reza Movahed received his MD from Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany. He completed his medical residency at the University of Rochester, New York and his cardiology training at the University of South Caroline, Columbia. His final training in interventional cardiology was completed at Yale University Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut in 2000. After his training, he joined University of California Irvine as Assistant Clinical Professor and later joined University of Arizona College of Medicine in 2006 as Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. In July 2010, Dr. Movahed was promoted to Professor of Medicine, Tenure at the University of Arizona College of Medicine due to his excellent clinical work, teaching, service and research with over 200 peer reviewed publications. He has been Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Nuclear Cardiology at the University of California, Irvine medical Center and Director of Coronary Care Unit and Medical Director of Cardiac Transplantation at the University of Arizona Medical Center. In 2007, he joined the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System for his clinical work and as the Medical Director of Heart Transplantation. In May 2012, he joined CareMore as The Regional Cardiology Director of CareMore in Arizona while keeping his teaching and research affiliation with the VA and the University of Arizona as Professor of Medicine, tenure. His major area of research is related to coronary intervention, non-invasive cardiology and cardiovascular epidemiology. He is world-renowned for his coronary bifurcation classification known as “The Movahed Classification” He is also known for his discovery on the flattening of interventricular septum as a sign for right ventricular overload the so called “ Movahed’s sign” that can be seen during Gated SPECT studied and recently published reverse “Movahed Maneuver” that can be used for improvement of stent deliverability during difficult and tortuous vein graft interventions. He also has two cardiovascular patents issued to him. One is a device for removal of contrast from coronary sinus during coronary angiography or intervention in order to reduce contrast exposure to kidneys for prevention of contrast induced nephropathy. The other one is a method and device that can measure cross sectional lumen of a vessel using impedance sensors. His publications include prestige’s journals such as New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Reviews, Circulation, American Journal of Medicine, Journal of American College of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Society of Echocardiography, JACC cardiovascular Intervention, JACC Imaging, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention, Journal of Invasive cardiology, Journal of Interventional Cardiology, etc. He is an editorial board member of numerous peer reviewed journals. He has been nvited speaker and chair for many national and international cardiology conventions and conferences. He has been Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and Echocardiography and currently certified in Cardiovascular disease, Advanced Heart failure/Transplantation, Nuclear Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.
Endothelial response to shear stress
Endothelial response to shear stress
Paul is a Clinical Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and is a practicing double board-certified physician-scientist in Anesthesiology and Critical care, from the Massachusetts General Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr Barach is a leading health services and systems researcher and medical educator with an international reputation for his work investigating and contributing to systems improvement. He has particular expertise in the culture and structure of acute settings, leadership, management and change in health sector organizations, quality and safety in health care, resilient health care, accreditation and surveying processes in international context and the restructuring of health services. He is a formally trained health services researcher, with advanced post graduate training in quality improvement and lean techniques at Intermountain Healthcare, and in advanced medical education and assessment methods from the Harvard Medical School Josiah Macy Program. He has had additional training in epidemiology and statistics including both methodological as well as applied HTA research. Paul has taught and has deep experience developing processes, systems and content around systems improvement, population health, duty of care, quality improvement, human factors, patient safety and systems re-design to undergraduate/graduate and post graduate providers and managers for over 15 years in US, Europe, and Australasia. Professor Barach is well known for bringing management and leadership concepts and evidence into the clinical arena and he has published extensively (more than 200 refereed contributions, and 300 total publications, 5 books) about organizational, social, human factors, and team approaches to care. He has presented at or chaired international and national conferences, workshops, symposia and meetings on more than 500 occasions, including over 60 keynote addresses.
Bringing management and leadership concepts and evidence into the clinical arena
Deepak Puri Is Founder Chairman of Cardiomersion, a global promoting integrated approach to comprehensive cardiac care. He has keen interest in Off Pump Coronary Revascularisation, minimally invasive cardiac surgery and regenerative therapy with 65 publications in reputed national and International Journals including a chapter in a book. Having presented more than 100 papers in conferences across the globe, he been invited faculty in several International conferences and organized more than 200 workshops as well as several International Conferences promoting an integrated approach, innovative techniques, promoting new technologies and exchanging skills with experts across the globe. He has worked as assistant professor in Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, Additional Director CTVS at Fortis Healthcare, Director CTVS at Max Healthcare and has been visiting surgeon at University of Maryland Baltimore, Swedish hospital Seattle as well as Leipzig Heart Center Germany.
Off Pump Coronary Revascularisation
Ravi Baral 34yrs is a young and vibrant cardiac surgery working in a position of an assistant professor in the department of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, in the university hospital. He has completed his Mch in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery in the year 2015. He has a special interest in aortic surgery and mini-invasive cardiac surgery. He has performed more than 60 cases of mini atrial septal defect surgeries before moving into more complex valvular surgeries through a mini-invasive approach.
Aortic Surgery and mini-invasive cardiac surgery
Prof. Ofer Binah is Chair of the Department of Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology, at the Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel. Ofer Binah is a cardiac physiologist working for the past 33 years on research topics related to cellular electrophysiology, mechanics, signalling pathways and arrhythmias. In addition, Ofer Binah investigated the cellular mechanisms whereby cytotoxic T lymphocytes destroy cardiomyocytes in the course of heart transplant rejection and inflammatory heart diseases. Since 2001 Binah is investigating the functional properties of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes, and have published several papers in this area. Over 10 years ago Binah has begun investigating iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes generated from both dermal fibroblasts and keratinocytes, from healthy volunteers and from patients with inherited cardiac pathologies, including inherited arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Investigating inherited arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies using the patients' induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived cardiomyocytes.
Professor Marcela Sorelli Carneiro Ramos is graduated in Biomedicine (2001), completed a PhD (2006) and Post-Doctoral (2008) in the Department of Cell Biology and Development of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of São Paulo. The research developed in this period, addressed the role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in the thyroid hormone-induced cardiac hypertrophy, as well the effect of thyroxine on global gene expression modulation. Nowadays, the research line aim to study the impact of the inflammatory response and immune system on the cardiovascular changes observed in the cardiorenal syndrome. She is an Associate Professor at the Federal University of ABC and has experience in cell and molecular biology, cardiovascular physiology, inflammation and renal failure