UAB Cardiovascular Center to host annual symposium

The focus of the seventh annual symposium will be on heart failure.

symposium 3The Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center will host its seventh annual symposium, titled “Focus on Heart Failure,” Sept. 6-7 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Birmingham.

The objective of the symposium is to identify new therapies and intervention in the treatment of heart failure, discuss risk factors and prevention, and highlight recent advances in the diagnosis, treatment and management of ischemic heart disease.

The keynote speaker at the symposium will be Thomas J. Wang, M.D. Wang is the director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and a professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center’s mission is to help position UAB as a premier institution for cardiovascular research and expand growth in newer high-impact areas of science. For more information, visit the official Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center website.