Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Grand Rounds: Application of Genetics to Cardiovascular Medicine
Cardiovascular disease is the leading contributor to years lost due to disability or premature death among adults. Substantial progress has been made in the discovery of genetic characterization contributing to the risk of coronary artery disease and the refinement of polygenic risk scores.
Please join us to hear Dr. Pradeep Natarajan discuss the evidence supporting the use of both clinical and genetic risk scoring to predict incident coronary artery disease and indicate the clinical response to some preventive therapies.
This course is offered Virtual only
Cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, general surgeons, colon and rectal surgeons, bariatric surgeons, GYN oncology surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, interventional radiologists, echocardiographers, pulmonologists, hematologists, general internists, primary care physicians, intensivists, emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory technologists and other interested healthcare providers.
- Recognize the contribution of genetic factors to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
- Describe the clinical utility of genetic factors to prioritize therapeutic targets and causal biomarkers.
- Outline the evidence supporting a clinical role of polygenic risk scoring in coronary artery disease prevention.
Pradeep Natarajan, M.D., MMSc
Director, Preventive Cardiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Pradeep Natarajan, M.D., MMSc, faculty for this educational activity, is a consultant for Genentech/Roche, Foresite Labs, Blackstone Life Sciences, Novartis and Allelica, and has other financial relationships with GeneXwell, TenSixteen Bio and Esperion Therapeutics. He has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Theodore Feldman, M.D., director of this educational activity, is on the speakers’ bureau for Novo Nordisk.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*
*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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