Embargoed research to be presented at AHA Scientific Session

November 07, 2007

INFORMATION REGARDING ANY PRESENTATION IS EMBARGOED UNTIL THE TIME OF SESSION

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center physicians and researchers are involved in more than two dozen oral and poster presentations and other events at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions taking place Nov. 4 through 7 in Orlando, Fla.

Among those contributing and available to provide additional information are Eduardo Marbán, M.D., Ph.D., director of Cedars-Sinai's Heart Institute; P.K. Shah, M.D., director of the Division of Cardiology and director of the Atherosclerosis Research Center; and Alfredo Trento, director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Following is a compilation of topics, key presenters/authors, session types and presentation times. Contact Sandy Van at 1-800-880-2397 to arrange interviews on any of these subjects.

Sunday, Nov. 4Monday, Nov. 5Tuesday, Nov. 6Wednesday, Nov. 7
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The first in Southern California and one of only 10 hospitals in the state whose nurses have been honored with the prestigious Magnet designation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the Western United States. For 19 consecutive years, it has been named Los Angeles' most preferred hospital for all health needs in an independent survey of area residents. Cedars-Sinai is internationally renowned for its diagnostic and treatment capabilities as well as breakthroughs in biomedical research and superlative medical education. It ranks among the top 10 non-university hospitals in the nation for its research activities and is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP). Additional information is available at www.cedars-sinai.edu.

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