Update on Clinical Applications of Ischemic Conditioning – AHA 2014

Update on Clinical Applications of Ischemic Conditioning
Focus Group Meeting

Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. 2233 S Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

Room: Hyde Park A/ CC11A located on the first level of the Hyatt Conference Center

Event Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Event Time: 7:00-9:00 pm, with dinner

RSVP: Registration is Closed.



Robert A. Kloner, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Director of Research, Heart Institute of Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, California

Morteza Naghavi, M.D.
Founder and President, Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE)
Chief Executive Officer, MEDITEX Capital, Houston, TX



Ischemic Conditioning Therapeutics, Inc. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)
Endothelix, Inc. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)



7:00 – 7:20 PM

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Robert A. Kloner, M.D., Ph.D. and Morteza Naghavi, M.D.



7:20 – 7:50 PM

The DREAM Study: Daily RIC and Post-MI Heart Failure

Prof. Nilesh J. Samani

British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiology, Head of Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Director Leicester NIHR Biomedical Research Unit in Cardiovascular Disease



7:50 – 8:20 PM

RIC and Neuroprotection (Post-Stroke, Post-TBI)

Hans Erik Botker, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Department of Cardiological Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark




8:20 – 8:50 PM

Exercise Mimicking Effects of RIC

Hirofumi Tanaka, Ph.D.

Professor of Exercise Science, Director of Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX



8:50 – 9:00 PM

Moderated Discussion



Dinner will be served during the meeting.


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