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Medicine for the Public: 2010 Lecture Series

Roadmap to a Healthy Heart—Why Your Genes May Not Be Your Destiny
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Join us for a public lecture looking at the latest in research for heart health and disease. First experts will look at new, less invasive treatment options for heart disease, then we will introduce the new science of epigenetics and how behavioral and environmental factors may affect our genes and our susceptibility to heart disease.

Speakers:

Dr. Keith Horvath
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, NIH Heart Center at Suburban Hospital; Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Program, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH; Adjunct Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Presentation Title: The Future of Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Dina N. Paltoo
Chair of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Data Access Committee and Program Director for the Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, NHLBI, NIH
Presentation Title: Epigenetic Influences on Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Where: Suburban Hospital Auditorium, 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD Directions

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