Navigation Links
University of Utah afib specialist, Marcos Daccarett, M.D., wins Young Investigator Award
Date:5/18/2010

Denver, CO (May 18, 2010) -- Dr. Marcos Daccarett, an assistant professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine, won the Young Investigator Award at the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) annual scientific sessions in Denver, May 12-15. He was recognized for his presentation of an abstract entitled, "Left Atrial Structural Remodeling using DE-MRI Independently Predicts Strokes in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation."

Dr. Daccarett conducts research on imaging and ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) at the University of Utah's Comprehensive Arrythmia Research & Management Center (CARMA). AF is a heart rhythm disorder that affects more than three million people in the U.S. alone and contributes to more than 66,000 deaths each year.

The HRS also recognized CARMA researcher Jessiciah M. Windfelder, MSN, ACNP, in its Allied Professional Category for her abstract entitled, "Extended Holter Monitoring Improves Detection of Recurrence Compared to 48 hour Holter Monitoring Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation."

This is the second time in three years that the HRS has honored Dr. Daccarett. In 2008, he was part of a research team that received the Society's Eric N. Prystowsky Fellow Clinical Research award for its experimental studies showing how MRI angiograms can be effectively used during atrial fibrillation.

"We are fortunate to have so many exceptional people at CARMA and congratulate Marcos and Jessiciah for their well-deserved awards," said Dr. Nassir Marrouche, the Executive Director of CARMA and director of the University's Atrial Fibrillation Program. "This honor also signifies that the cardiac community worldwide is recognizing how MRI techniques being developed and refined at CARMA will have increasing importance in the AF managment process."

The Heart Rhythm Society is the international leader in science, education and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders.


'/>"/>

Contact: Peter Duckler
pduckler@hlbcomm.com
312-423-4930
University of Utah Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. University Hospitals Neurological Institute hosts international epilepsy colloquium
2. Kaplan Continuing Education and Kaplan University Sponsors National EMS Week
3. Microfluidics Promotes Scientific University Research Using Nanotechnology with Innovation Incentives
4. Brandeis University undertakes third national survey of health plans behavioral health services
5. Brains master switch is verified by Iowa State University researcher
6. Dr. Carl Djerassi, inventor of The Pill, to receive honorary doctorate from Rutgers University
7. Grantham University Announces New Certificate of Learning in Medical Coding and Billing
8. NIH awards $10 million to Rush University Medical Center to address health disparities
9. NFL gives $1 million unrestricted gift to Boston University to study impact of brain injuries
10. University of Miami College of Engineering to develop new methods for data analysis
11. University of Arizona Superfund Research Program receives $14 million
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... US Sports Camps , official operators of Nike Yoga Camps, announces ... training. ChildLight Yoga Studio is centrally situated in the picturesque New England city of ... founder Lisa Flynn expresses her excitement, “We are thrilled to be partnering with US ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... to allow users to search for and donate to Give To Cure’s campaign that ... an app that lets users make and share payments through a smart device. In ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Dr. Justin Scott and Dr. ... Annual No Cost Dental Day to individuals in need. The event is scheduled to ... No Cost Dental Day is to provide dental care to community members in need. ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... In sleep, ... form as a dream. A hallmark feature of patients with eating disorders is significant ... The eating disorder behaviors and obsessions are regarded as maladaptive means for coping with ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... Calls Blacklist has just been updated by mobile app developer Vlad Lee. The ... known bugs within the app. Calls Blacklist allows its users to only have to ... their device’s battery power or memory. It provides a powerful call blocker that is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... LONDON , Feb. 4, 2016 ... and competitive market to drive long-term market growth ... very common set of chronic disorders that affect ... disparate in terms of their symptoms and key ... by dysregulation of immune pathways and an inappropriate ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL ), a leading provider of ... announced results for its fiscal year and fourth quarter ... --> GAAP results: Revenue for the fourth quarter ... 4.1% from the third quarter of 2015, and up ... 2014. Revenue for the year ended December 31, 2015 was ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016  Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... biofiltration devices to treat life-threatening diseases, today announced ... ended December 31, 2015. --> ... set forth in our last quarterly call, we ... our long-term objective to establish the Aethlon Hemopurifier® ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: