The Genetics of Heart & Vascular Disease

Genetics of Heart & Vascular Disease

The Genetics of Heart & Vascular Disease

The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, Hilton Head Island, SC

10/12/2018 - 10/13/2018

Overview

This 1½ day CME course is to have experts in the field of cardiovascular genetics detail the important role of genetics, genomics, and pharmacogenetics in the diagnosis, risk stratification, and treatment of diseases affecting the heart and the blood vessels.

Topics will include: Genetics/Genomics 101, pharmacogenetics, gene risk scores, genetic purgatory, the molecular autopsy, and the diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic implications of genetic testing for patients with congenital heart disease, long QT syndrome and the other channelopathies, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and the other cardiomyopathies, coronary heart disease, hyperlipidemias, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and the aortopathies.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
This course is intended for pediatric and adult cardiologists, internists, primary care providers, and nurse practitioners with special interest in the management of patients with CVD, pediatric and adult cardiology trainees, and genetic counselors with an interest in cardiology. 

Commercial Support

At the time of posting, a complete listing of commercial supports (financial or in-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.

EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES
This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Sheila Fick. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.


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