The Genetics of Heart & Vascular Disease

Program

Friday, October 12, 2018
7:15 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast ( Savannah South Foyer - 1st Floor)
Genetics/Genomics 101 - Increasing the Cardio-Genetics IQ of Practicing Cardiologists/NPs/Trainees/GCs
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
7:45 a.m.
Introduction and Welcome
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:00 a.m.
Genetics & Genetic Testing 101: Pedigrees, Penetrance, and Purgatory
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:30 a.m.
From Disease-Specific Gene Panel to Whole Genome Sequencing: The Nuts & Bolts of the Genetic Test Sequencing Platform
David Tester, BSN
8:50 a.m.
When Is a Genetic Variant Disease Causing?
J. Martijn Bos, MD, PhD
9:10 a.m.
Interpreting the Genetic Test - From Geotypes to Sequencing
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
9:40 a.m.
Cardio-Genetic Counseling: Making Sense of It All for Our Patients and Their Families
Teresa Kruisselbrink, M.S., CGC
10:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Diagnostic, Prognostic, and Therapeutic Implications of Genetic Testing for the Cardiomyopathies
Moderator: Teresa Kruisselbrink, M.S., CGC
10:50 a.m.
Arrhthmogenic Cardiomyopathy
Elijah Behr, MBBS
11:20 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
11:50 a.m.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Naveen Pereira, MD
12:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion
12:40 p.m.
Lunch
Diagnostic, Prognostic, and Therapeutic Implications of Genetic Testing for the Cardiac Channelopathies
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
1:50 p.m.
Long QT Syndrome
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
2:20 p.m.
Brugada Syndrome
Elijah Behr, MBBS
2:50 p.m.
Atrial Fibrillation and Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
3:15 p.m.
Refreshment Break
3:30 p.m.
State of the Molecular Autropsy for Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
4:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Optional Workshop - Walking Through a Genetic Test Report and Expert Analysis of Genetic Test Results From Your Patients
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD, Elijah Behr, MBBS, Teresa Kruisselbrink, M.S., CGC, Iftikhar Kullo, MD, Naveen Pereira, MD
6:00 p.m.
Adjourn
Saturday, October 13, 2018
7:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast ( Savannah South Foyer - 1st Floor)
Genetics and/or Pharmacogenetics of Your Patient With...
Moderator: Naveen Pereira, MD
7:45 a.m.
Pharmacogenetics 101: Right Drug, Right Dose, Right Patient
Naveen Pereira, MD
8:15 a.m.
Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:45 a.m.
Heart Failure
Naveen Pereira, MD
9:15 a.m.
Familial Hyperlipidemias
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
9:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:05 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Role of Genetic Testing for My Patient With...
Moderator: Iftikhar Kullo, MD
10:25 a.m.
Marfan Syndrome/Familial Aortopathy
Sabrina Phillips, MD
10:55 a.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension
Naveen Pereira, MD
11:10 a.m.
Coronary Heart Disease
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
11:40 a.m.
Cardiac Amyloidosis
Naveen Pereira, MD
12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
12:15 p.m.
Conclusion
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
12.5
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    12.5
  • ABIM & ABP MOC Points
    12.5

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