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

May 21, 2009
Columbia University Medical Center
Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion
1150 St. Nicholas Ave, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10032
1:30pm - 4:45pm

1:30pm – 2:10pm:
Dr. William Sessa
Yale University
Presentation: Deciphering nitric oxide mediated control of integrated vascular functions
2:10pm – 2:35pm:
Dr. Jessica Kandel
Presentation: "Anti-angiogenesis and Pediatric Solid Tumors"
2:35pm – 3:00pm:
Dr. Ann Marie Schmidt
Presentation: "RAGE Signaling - Implications for Diabetic Complications, Inflammation & Tumor Biology"
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Break: Refreshments will be served
3:30pm – 3:55pm:
Dr. Steven Marx
Presentation: "Big potassium (BK) channels as targets for cardiopulmonary diseases"
3:55pm – 4:20pm:
Dr. Mario Deng
Presentation: "Biventricular Pacing for Acute Heart Failure"
4:20pm – 4:45pm
Dr. Shunichi Homma
Presentation: "Patent Foramen Ovale: Its Relationship to Cryptogenic Stroke and Migraine Headache"