C. Noel Bairey Merz, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Bairey Merz will discuss the small vessels of the heart in her presentation, "Ischemic Heart Disease in Women: Microvascular Coronary Dysfunction" during Friday's (10/14) Symposia V: Gender Disparities in Cardiology. Dr. Bairey Merz has won recognition for her research on women and heart disease and the roles of mental stress and nutrition in heart disease, and she has been honored with the prestigious Red Dress Award For Leadership in Cardiovascular Research in Women. She is Director, Women's Heart Center and Director, Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
David Harrison, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Harrison will present "Immune Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Disease" during Friday's (10/14) Symposia VI: Cardiovascular Disease and Inflammation. A widely acknowledged expert on vascular function, Dr. Harrison has served as the Chairman of the National Institutes of Health Experimental Cardiovascular Studies Study Section and served on the editorial boards of several journals. In 2010 he received the American Heart Association's Distinguished Scientist Award for his contributions to the understanding of cardiovascular disease. He is Betty and Jack Bailey Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology; Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology; and Director, Center for Vascular Biology at Vanderbilt University.
Sarah Berga, Emory University
Dr. Berga will discuss polycystic ovary syndrome in her presentation "CVD
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