The Genetics of Heart & Vascular Disease

October 10-12, 2019
The Meritage Resort, Napa, CA

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (15.75), MOC (15.75), | Price: $575-$700 | Early Registration $100 Off

Program

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Early Registration (Meritage Salons I-IV Foyer)
Thursday, October 10, 2019
6:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (Meritage Salons I-IV Foyer)
7:00 a.m.
Introduction and Overview
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
DAY 1 – SESSION I – GENETICS/GENOMICS/PHARMACOGENETICS 101 – LAYING THE FOUNDATION TO INCREASE THE CARDIO-GENETICS IQ OF PRACTICING CARDIOLOGISTS/NPs/TRAINEES/GCs
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
7:15 a.m.
Basic Genetic Concepts 101: Pedigrees, Penetrance, and Purgatory
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
7:45 a.m.
Laboratory Testing: Gene Panels to Whole Genome Sequencing
David Tester, BSN
8:15 a.m.
Monogenetic Heart Disease: When Is A Genetic Variant Disease-Causing?
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:45 a.m.
What’s A Manhattan Plot Anyway? Decoding A Genome Wide Association Study
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
9:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
DAY 1 – SESSION II – GENETICS/GENOMICS/PHARMACOGENETICS 101 – BUILDING THE FOUNDATION TO INCREASE THE CARDIO-GENETICS IQ OF PRACTICING CARDIOLOGISTS/NPs/TRAINEES/GCs
Moderator: Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
10:00 a.m.
Pharmacogenetics 101: Right Drug, Right Dose, Right Patient
Naveen Pereira, MD
10:30 a.m.
Interpreting the Genetic Testing Report: From Polygenic Risk Scores to Genome Sequencing Results
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
11:00 a.m.
Cardio-Genetic Counseling: What Do You and Your Patients Need to Know Before and After the Genetic Test
Teresa Kruisselbrink, M.S., CGC
11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception - Attendees, exhibitors, faculty, and their guests invited. (Vineyard Terrace)
Friday, October 11, 2019
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (Meritage Salons I-IV Foyer)
DAY 2 – SESSION III – STATE OF GENETIC TESTING FOR MONOGENIC AND POLYGENIC HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASES – PART I
Moderator: Naveen Pereira, MD
7:00 a.m.
The Familial Hyperlipidemias
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
7:30 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:00 a.m.
The Genetic Aortopathies
Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:30 a.m.
Familial Pulmonary Hypertension
Naveen Pereira, MD
8:50 a.m.
The Congenital Long QT Syndromes
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
9:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
DAY 2 – SESSION IV – STATE OF GENETIC TESTING FOR MONOGENIC AND POLYGENIC HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASES – PART II
Moderator: Naveen Pereira, MD
10:30 a.m.
The Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathies: ARVC, BrS, and CPVT
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
11:00 a.m.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Naveen Pereira, MD
11:30 a.m.
The Fibrillating Heart
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
12:15 p.m.
Grab & Go/Stay Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Special Workshop Lunch Bring your cases and your genetic test reports - a what would we do with your case/genetic test result session.
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD, Teresa Kruisselbrink, M.S., CGC, Iftikhar Kullo, MD, Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, Naveen Pereira, MD
Saturday, October 12, 2019
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (Meritage Salons I-IV Foyer)
DAY 3 – SESSION V – GENETIC/PHARMACOGENETIC TESTING FOR …
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
7:00 a.m.
Heart Failure
Naveen Pereira, MD
7:30 a.m.
Coronary Heart Disease
Iftikhar Kullo, MD
8:00 a.m.
Children and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:30 a.m.
HCM Phenocopies: Amyloidosis and Fabry Disease
Naveen Pereira, MD
9:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
DAY 3 – SESSION VI – RECENT ADVANCES IN CARDIOVASCULAR GENOMICS
Moderator: Iftikhar Kullo, MD
10:00 a.m.
CRISPR/Cas9 Genetic Correction Therapy and Stem Cell Therapeutics: Today’s Hype or Tomorrow’s Promise
Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD
10:30 a.m.
State of the Molecular Autopsy
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
11:00 a.m.
From the Editor-in-Chief of Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine - The 10 Most Important Papers in Genetic Heart Disease in 2018 and 2019 for the Practicing Cardiologist
Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD
11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m.
Take Home Points
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
15.75
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    15.75
  • MOC
    15.75

Price: $575-$700 | Early Registration $100 Off

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