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Lightning Talks

9:00 - 9:45 Identification: Finding Genetic and Protein Markers for Disease

Novel Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Acute Kidney Injury
Bertrand Jaber

Natriuretic Peptides in Spontaneous Canine and Feline Heart Disease
John Rush

Identification of Molecular Cardiovascular Disease Targets through Human Genetics
Gordon Huggins

The Role of Biorepositories in Identification of Disease Indicators or Sentinel Markers
Richard Friedberg

Translational Bioinformatics
Donna Slonim

Moderated by Hans-Georg Klingemann

9:45 - 10:30

Implementation: Bringing New Technologies to Clinical Use


Getting Novel Cellular Therapies to the Patient
Hans-Georg Klingemann

Cervical Biomechanics during Pregnancy
Michael House

Optical Technologies for Non-invasive Disease Diagnosis
Irene Georgakoudi

Implementing Technology into the OR
Caroline Cao

Moderated by Donna Slonim

10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:30

Intervention: Halting and Reversing the Progress of Disease


Heart Failure Models: Estrogen and its Receptors in Cardiac Hypertrophy
Richard Patten

Spontaneous Animal Models of Obesity: Treatment Options
Lisa Freeman

Biological Screening for Smoking as a Deterrent
Douglas Brugge

Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence Related Communication Improves Communication, but not Adherence
Ira Wilson

Moderated by Garry Welch

11:30 - 12:15

Prevention: Stopping Disease Before It Starts


Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in CKD
Mark Sarnak

Innovative Strategies in the Management of Diabetes
Garry Welch

The Effects of Exercise Training on Functional Performance and Disability in the Elderly
Roger Fielding

Prevention of Functional Loss and Work Productivity Due to Depression
Debra Lerner

Moderated by Douglas Brugge

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