CHARLIE ROSE SCIENCE SERIES Episode #9 - HEART DISEASE September 19, 2007
NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Pfizer Inc:
WHAT: The upcoming episode of the Charlie Rose Science Series will
discuss the global burden of cardiovascular disease, the leading
cause of mortality worldwide. A panel of experts will explore the
biology and genetics of the disease, prevention and treatment, the
development of medical, surgical and interventional therapies, and
steps individuals can take toward a heart-healthy lifestyle.
WHO: Guests will include:
-- Steven E. Nissen, MD, MACC, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
-- Lori Mosca, MD, MPH, PhD, Director of Preventive Cardiology, New
York Presbyterian Hospital
-- Harlan Krumholz, MD, Harold H. Hines Junior Professor of Medicine
and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of
-- Lance Becker, MD, Director of the Center for Resuscitation
Science at the University of Pennsylvania
WHEN: Begins Airing on September 19, 2007 on PBS stations. Check your
local PBS listings for show times.
The Charlie Rose Science Series sponsored by Pfizer Inc is an exploration of modern advances in scientific research, their contribution to our understanding of the world around us, and how science breakthroughs can be applied to improving human health.
Charlie Rose is joined in this effort by his co-host, Sir Paul Nurse, PhD, Nobel Laureate and President of Rockefeller University.
As a world leader in research and development, Pfizer is committed to
increasing public understanding of science and science education. For more
information about The Charlie Rose Science Series or to watch clips from
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