University HealthCare Alliance

November 15, 2018


NOVEMBER 29 – 30, 2018

Li Ka Shing Center | Paul Berg Hall

Pioneering researchers from the both Stanford and Duke Universities will convene to discuss the latest advances in cardiovascular research. The symposium aims to foster collaboration of researchers, clinicians and trainees between these leading institutions. For more information and full list of speakers (updated soon) visit the website: Stanford-Duke Cardiovascular Research Symposium.


Ivor Benjamin, MD
President, American Heart Association (AHA)
Director, Cardiovascular Center
Professor, Medicine, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, and Surgery
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin

Brian K. Kobilka, MD
Professor, Molecular and Cellular Physiology
Helene Irwin Fagan Chair in Cardiology
Nobel Laureate 2012

Joseph G. Rogers, MD
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chair, Department of Medicine
Duke University

Svati Shah, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University

Howard A. Rockman, MD
Edward S. Orgain Professor of Cardiology, in the School of Medicine
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Professor in Cell Biology
Duke University

Helen Blau, PhD
The Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation Professor and
Director, Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology
Stanford University

And many, many more speakers, and activities!

A poster session and $500 awards for best research posters! A wine and cheese reception on the last evening (Friday)!

To register, submit your abstracts, the additional speakers, and additional agenda updates please visit the conference website: Stanford-Duke Cardiovascular Research Symposium.

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