the science
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2024 Symposium Announced
Supporting the translation of basic and
clinical research into therapies aimed
at heart muscle recovery
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Mark Anderson, MD

Hackensack University Medical Center

Prof. Dr. Med. Alexander Bernhardt

University Heart and Vascular Center Hamburg

Arvind Bhimaraj, MD

Houston Methodist

Daniel Burkhoff, MD PhD

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Elazer Edelman, MD PhD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Michele Esposito, MD

Medical University of South Carolina

Harrison W. Farber, MD

Tufts University School of Medicine

Prof. Dr. Med. Patrick Hunziker

University Hospital Basel

Kiyotake Ishikawa, MD, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai Hospital

Manreet Kanwar, MD

Allegheny General Hospital

Navin K. Kapur, MD

Tufts University School of Medicine

Koichiro Kinugawa, MD

University of Toyama

Claudius Mahr, D.O.

Medical City Dallas, Texas

Prof. Dr. Med. Bart Meyns

Leuven University Hospital; Catholic University Leuven

Prof. Dr. Med. Jacob E. Møller

Odense University Hospital

Jeffrey Moses, MD

Columbia University Medical Center, St Francis Hospital and Heart Center

Dr. Med. L. Christian Napp

Hannover Medical School

William W. O’Neill, MD

Henry Ford Hospital

Prof. Dr. Med. Hermann Reichenspurner

University Heart Center, Hamburg

Debbie Rinde-Hoffman, MD

Tampa General Hospital

Prof. Dr. Med. Andreas Schäfer

Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hannover Medical School

Kenji Sunagawa, MD PhD

Disruptive Cardiovascular Medicine (CDiC) at Kyushu University, Fukuoka

Ryan J. Tedford, MD

Medical University of South Carolina

Nir Y. Uriel, MD

Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NY

George W. Vetrovec, MD

VCU Pauley Heart Center; Virginia Commonwealth University

Prof. Dr. Med. Dirk Westermann

Universitäts-Herzzentrum Freiburg

Jane Wilcox, MD, MSc

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Rayan Yousefzai, MD

Houston Methodist

The 2023 Faculty

Established in 2015, the faculty of the A-CURE Working Group meets annually to initiate scientific discussions on how acute cardiac unloading may promote myocardial recovery. Meet the leading academic experts in cardiology research.

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