P. Roy Vagelos, M.D., Chair
Alan Tall, M.D., Co-Chair

June 17, 2008
Columbia University Medical Center
Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion
1150 St. Nicholas Ave, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10032
3:00pm - 6:00pm

3:00pm – 3:10pm:
Lee Goldman, MD, MPH
Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine
3:10pm – 3:15pm:
P. Roy Vagelos, M.D.
Chairman, CUMC Board of Visitors
Introductory Comments
3:15pm – 3:40pm:
Andrew R. Marks, MD
Presentation: "A unifying mechanism and therapeutics for heart failure, sudden cardiac death, fatigue, and seizures"
3:40pm – 4:05pm:
Gregg W. Stone MD
Presentation: "The impact of interventional cardiology on acute MI outcomes: Do catheters save lives?"
4:05pm – 4:30pm:
Mehmet Oz, MD
Presentation: "How to teach America"
4:30pm - 4:45pm:
Break: Refreshments will be served
4:45pm - 5:10pm:
Zahi A. Fayad, PhD, FAHA, FACC
Presentation: "Translational non invasive atherosclerotic assessment: From anatomy to molecules"
5:10pm - 5:35pm
Ira Tabas, MD, PhD
Presentation: "Macrophage apoptosis in advanced atherosclerosis: Are dead cells killing our patients?"
5:35pm - 6:00pm:
Alan R. Tall, MD
Presentation: "Reducing atherosclerosis by raising HDL: The next frontier?"