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24th Annual Cardiovascular Day

Tuesday, February the 21st, 2017
Reynolds Alumni Center « click for map
» Event Program «

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Charles MurryDr. John P. Cooke, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. John Cooke is a Professor and Chair of Cardiovascular Sciences at Institute for Academic Medicine, Houston Methodist, Weill Cornell Medical College.  Trained in cardiovascular medicine and obtained a Ph.D. in physiology at the Mayo Clinic, he went on to be an assistant professor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School.  He moved to Stanford University to be appointed Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and associate director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute.  In 2013 he was recruited to Houston Methodist. See his CV at Houston Methodist for more details.

Dr. Cooke’s research focuses on restoration or stimulation of endothelial functions such as vasodilation and angiogenesis, using small molecules or stem cell therapies.

Lecture title: “Therapeutic Manipulation of Cell Fate for Cardiovascular Regeneration

Additional Speakers

Chetan Hans, Ph.D.
Stephanie Kidder Bowers, Ph.D.
Brian Ruyle
Adam Veteto
Craig Emter, Ph.D.
Yusuke Higashi, Ph.D.
Dylan Olver, Ph.D.
Jorge Castorena, Ph.D.

Event Information

Event Committee members: Shawn B. Bender, William Durante, Chetan P. Hans, Charmain A. Fernando and Karol Dinwiddie

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