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Friday October 24, 2014

 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

 

 

 Saturday, October 25, 2014

 

8:00 am – 8:20 am

Welcome Address

William Abraham, MD

Ali Rezai, MD

8:20 am10:00 am

Session One: The Heart Brain Connection

Moderators:

Robert Foreman, PhD

Peter Mohler, PhD

8:20 am - 8:40 am

Circadian Rhythms

Randy Nelson, PhD

8:40 am - 9:00 am

Neural Mechanisms in Ischemic Heart Disease

Robert Foreman, PhD

9:00 am - 9:20 am

Neural Mechanisms in Cardiac Arrhythmias and Heart Failure

Philip Adamson, MD

9:20 am - 9:40 am

Question and Answer – Panel Discussion

 

9:40 am -  10:00 am

Break

 

10:00 am - 11:40 am

Session Two:  Neuromodulation for Cardiovascular Disease (Part 1)

Moderators:

Philip Adamson, MD

Philip Binkley, MD, MPH

10:00 am – 10:20 am

Neuromodulation: Current and Emerging Applications

Ali Rezai, MD

10:20 am – 10:40 am

Basics of Neuromodulation for Cardiovascular Disorders

Andrew Armour, MD, PhD

10:40 am – 11:00 am

Vagal Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Peter Schwartz, MD

11:00 am – 11:20 am

Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Refractory Angina and Heart Failure

John Lopshire, MD, PhD

11:20 am – 11:40 am

Question and Answer – Panel Discussion

 

11:40 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch Symposium

 

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Session Three:  Neuromodulation for Cardiovascular Disease (Part 2)

Moderators:

Ernest Mazzaferri, Jr., MD

William Abraham, MD

1:00 pm -  1:20 pm

Baroreceptor Activation Therapy for Hypertension and Heart Failure

John Bisognano, MD, PhD

1:20 pm -  1:40 pm

Renal Denervation for Treatment of Hypertension and Heart Failure

George Bakris, MD

1:40 pm -  2:00 pm

Other Novel Approaches to Neuromodulation

Piotr Ponikowski, MD

2:00 pm -  2:15 pm

Question and Answer – Panel Discussion

 

2:15 pm -  2:45 pm

Afternoon Debate:  Targeted Neuromodulation vs. Global Neuromodulation

Moderators:

William Abraham, MD

Ali Rezai, MD

 

Targeted Neuromodulation

Global Neuromodulation

Peter Schwartz, MD

John Bisognano, MD, PhD

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Break

 

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Session Four:  Depression, Psychiatric Disorders and the Heart

Moderator: 

Philip Binkley, MD, MPH

3:15 pm -  3:30 pm

Stress, Depression and Inflammation:  Implications for Cardiovascular Disease

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Depression and Cardiovascular Disease

Philip Binkley, MD, MPH

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Social Influences on Depression after Cardiac Arrest

Courtney DeVries, PhD

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Question and Answer

 

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster Session and  Reception

 

 

Sunday,  October 26, 2014

 

8:00 AM9:45 AM

Session Five: Sleep, Respiration and Heart Brain Connections

Moderators:

Rami Khayat, MD

Piotr Ponikowski, MD

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM

Guided Breathing to Reduce Blood Pressure:  Mechanisms and Outcomes

George Bakris, MD

8:25 AM - 8:45 AM

Sleep Apnea in Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders

Rami Khayat, MD

8:45 AM - 9:05 AM

Transvenous Phrenic Nerve Stimulation for Central Sleep Apnea

William Abraham, MD

9:05 AM - 9:25 AM

Glossopharyngeal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Patrick Strollo, MD

9:25 AM - 9:45 AM

Question and Answer

 

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

 

10:15 AM -  12:00 PM

Session Six: Syncope, Seizures and Stroke

Moderators:

Ashwini Sharan, MD

Raul Weiss, MD

10:15 AM - 10:35 AM

Autonomic Disorders and Syncope: Overview

Blair Grubb, MD

10:35 AM – 10:55 AM

Clinical Evaluation and Management of Syncope

Raul Weiss, MD

10:55 AM – 11:15 AM

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy – SUDEP

Ashwini Sharan, MD

11:15 AM – 11:35 PM

Cryptogenic Stroke

Mahmoud Houmsse, MD

11:35 PM – 11:55 PM

Question and Answer

 

11:55 PM - 12:00 PM

Closing Remarks

William Abraham, MD

Ali Rezai, MD