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Results of BETonMACE with Kausik Ray, MD, FAHA

Kausik Ray, MD, FAHA explains whether treatment with apabetalone compared to standard of care therapies improves CV outcomes in patients with T2DM and low HDL-C after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Dr. Ray is a deputy director of Imperial College London's Clinical Trials Unit. See this study and other late-breaking science presentations on our AHA Science News page.

Science News

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2023 Update
Dr. Jeremiah Stamler, 'the father of preventive cardiology,' dies at 102
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cardiovascular Science
Anti-dsDNA Antibodies Increase the Cardiovascular Risk in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Promoting a Distinctive Immune and Vascular Activation
Nidogen-2 Maintains the Contractile Phenotype of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells and Prevents Neointima Formation via Bridging Jagged1-Notch3 Signaling

Journals

Dysregulated Smooth Muscle Cell BMPR2–ARRB2 Axis Causes Pulmonary Hypertension
Slower Calcium Handling Balances Faster Crossbridge Cycling in Human MYBPC3 HCM
Chemogenetics for Gene Therapy Based Targeted Cardiac Electrophysiological Modulation
CNP Promotes Antiarrhythmic Effects via Phosphodiesterase 2
Aortic Stress Activates an Adaptive Program in Thoracic Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells That Maintains Aortic Strength and Protects Against Aneurysm and Dissection in Mice

Continuing Education

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The ATVB Council focuses on arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology. The council advances research, addresses prevention, improves diagnosis and treatment, and works actively with other organizations. It shares reliable information through its annual conference, awards and lectures, and in the AHA’s journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.


Since 1999, the BCVS Council has advanced understanding of mechanisms of basic cardiovascular regulation to support insights into cardiovascular disease and facilitate new therapies. Emphasis is on integrating molecular/cellular and physiological approaches to address problems relating to genomics, cell signaling, myocardial biology, circulatory physiology, pathophysiology, and peripheral vascular disease.


The GPM Council seeks to advance discovery and translation of biological insights from genetics and omics technologies to improve cardiovascular and brain health through better risk prediction, treatment and prevention for patients. Our expertise spans genetics, genomics, genomic medicine, epigenetics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, proteomics, microbiome, bioinformatics, computational science, and population health.


PVD Council members are focused on improving the care of patients with vascular diseases by advancing science, education, advocacy, and improved healthcare delivery. Members support the AHA mission through active involvement in the council’s scientific initiatives and educational programs, including the annual Scientific Sessions and Vascular Discovery meetings.


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