Lou Dell'Italia, MD, Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Cell, Developmental, and Integrative dellitaliaBiology; Co-director, UAB Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center; and Associate Chief of Staff, BVAMC, will present "Does isolated mitral regurgitation require a new paradigm for medical therapy and surgery?" at the September 23rd Clinical Research Seminar at 12:00 noon in West Pavilion Conference Room E.

The CRS is a one hour seminar where junior and senior faculty at UAB present their clinical research findings to the residents, fellows and faculty of the Department of Medicine.  It is sponsored by the Department of Medicine Chairman's Office and the Rearch Development Group.

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