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Scientific Sessions 2016

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 12–16 | Exhibits: Nov. 13–15
Resuscitation Science Symposium: Nov. 12-14
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 14-15

New Orleans, Louisiana

Welcome to SCIENCE NEWS coverage of AHA's Scientific Sessions 2016 from New Orleans, Louisiana. We have exclusive video interviews with presenters and moderators of this year's most exciting late breaking clinical trials and clinical trial special reports, plus links to studies simultaneously published in leading journals as they are presented here.

Welcome to New Orleans!


AHA President Steven Houser welcomes you to New Orleans

Steven Houser, President, American Heart Association, describes some of the exciting science scheduled Nov. 12-16, at Scientific Sessions 2016 in the Big Easy.


Scientific Sessions 2016 Program Highlights

Frank Sellke, MD, program chair Scientific Sessions 2016 and Eric Peterson, MD, vice chair provide an overview of some of the science being presented in New Orleans this year.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Sunday, Nov. 13


Opening Session: Presidential Address


Steven Houser, president of the American Heart Association, delivers a personal story of his cardiovascular education journey in his Presidential Address at the Opening Session of Scientific Sessions 2016 in New Orleans. Introducing him is Nancy Brown, CEO. (Parts 2, 3 and 4 are in the conference YouTube Playlist)


2016 AHA/ACC Guideline on the Management of Patients With Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease

Mark Creager, MD, immediate past president of the American Heart Association, announces the publication of the 2016 Peripheral Artery Disease Guidelines and highlights PAD programming at Scientific Sessions 2016 intended to inform practitioners about the new recommendations for optimizing patient care and outcomes.


Frontiers in Science: Arrhythmia Research Summit

Gordon Tomaselli, MD, past president, American Heart Association, and Dan Roden, MD discuss the science planned for the Frontiers in Science Arrhythmia Research Summit.
See all the Frontiers in Science Summits offered this year.


Frontiers in Science: Thrombosis Summit

Joshua A. Beckman, MD, Chair of the council on PVD and Steven R. Lentz, MD, Chair of the council on ATVB, discuss the science planned for the new Frontiers in Science Thrombosis Summit at Scientific Sessions 2016.
See all the Frontiers in Science Summits offered this year.

Frontiers in Science: Vascular Disease Summit

Aruna Pradhan, MD, MPH, Jose Diaz, MD, and Matthew Allison, MD, discuss the science planned for the Frontiers in Science Vascular Disease Summit during Scientific Sessions 2016. See all the Frontiers in Science Summits offered this year.

 

Monday, Nov. 14


A Conversation with Nobel Laureate James Rothman

Steve Houser, PhD, president of the American Heart Association, interviews James Rothman, who was invited the give the Nobel Laureate Lecture for Scientific Sessions 2016.


PIONEERing the FUTURE of HeART Interventions

Tim Gardner, MD, past president of the American Heart Association, Manesh Patel, and Laura Mauri, MD provide an overview of the late-breaking clinical trial science on outcomes in cardiovascular interventions presented for Scientific Sessions 2016.


Risk Reduction Strategies on a Global Stage

Sid Smith, MD, past president of the American Heart Association, Mark Huffman, MD, MPH, and Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD discuss some recent global risk reduction strategy initiatives.


Cell Therapy Ready for Prime Time?

Timothy Henry, MD, reviews the latest clinical science special reports on cell therapy presented for Scientific Sessions 2016.

Tuesday, Nov. 15


Dark Genome: Non-Coding RNA’s in Cardiovascular Disease

Stefanie Dimmeler, MD, PhD discusses the science she delivered Tuesday as the Paul Dudley White Lecturer.


Hi Impact EP Registries and Clinical Trials

Gordon Tomaselli, MD, Past President, American Heart Association, and Mark Estes, MD, review the high impact EP registries and clinical trials presented for Scientific Sessions 2016 in New Orleans.

Wednesday, Nov. 16


Top Science Stories from Scientific Sessions 2016

Steve Houser, MD, president, American Heart Association, Frank Sellke, MD, and Eric Peterson, MD review the big science stories from Scientific Sessions 2016 in New Orleans.

Published Wednesday in AHA Journals


  • Links to simultaneous publications will appear here