Targeted Molecular Therapy for Preventing Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death

Venue: The New York Academy of Sciences

Location: New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 28, 2010 End Date/Time: Sep 28, 2010
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Heart failure and sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of mortality in the US. Development of effective therapies has been hampered by a lack of understanding of the mechanisms that cause these disorders. This symposium reviews the biology and current therapeutic approaches for treating sudden cardiac death, and discusses current research efforts to identify useful molecular targets and useful therapeutic approaches to combat this disease. The goal is to provide a review of current clinical treatments, and a discussion of new approaches to address this unmet medical need.


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