UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease hosted its 9th Annual Symposium "New Horizons in Cardiovascular Disease: A Focus on Cardiometabolism and CardioOncology" December 8-9, 2022. Division Director Nicole Lohr, M.D., Ph.D, FACC, Carrie Lenneman, M.D., Efstathia Andrikopoulou, M.D., Hind Lal, Ph.D., Min Xie, M.D., Ph.D., and Pankaj Arora, M.D., were among the many leaders that held sessions during the conference. We would like to thank all participants and supporters for contributing to the success of our 9th Annual Symposium. 

William W. Featheringill Keynote Lectures

GEORGE MENSHAGeorge A. Mensah, M.D., FACC, FAHA, Director of the Center for Translational Research and Implementation Science at the National Health, Lung, Blood Institue

Dr. Mensah's 2022 Featheringill Lecture


MCDERMOTT Mary McDermott, M.D., Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) at Northwestern University


Featheringill Young Investigator Finalists

Shetty Naman 2 Naman Shetty, M.D.
“Natriuretic Peptide Levels, Deficiency and Cardiometabolic Diseases, and Mechanistic Insight to Regulations”


Yong SunYong Sun
“O-GlcNAc Modification on Runx2 Promotes Vascular Calcification”



Sayan Bakshi Sayan Bakshi, M.Sc.
“Racially Distinct Ischemic Heart Failure Signature Identification by Combining Transcriptomics and Epigenomics”