A study analyzed data from 82,000 women to see how stressful life events and social strain affect future development of coronary heart disease and stroke.
A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support research to determine the functional and structural consequences of genetic mutations associated with a dangerous heart condition.
Northwestern Medicine study found when adults in their 30s and 40s drop unhealthy habits they can potentially reverse the natural progression of coronary artery disease.
Clyde Yancy, MD, received the American Heart Association’s 2014 Gold Heart Award, and Neil J. Stone, ’68 MD, ’74, ’75 GME, received the AHA’s 2014 Physician of the Year Award.
Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, professor of Medicine-Rheumatology, recently published a paper in the American Journal of Cardiology that links plaque in the carotid artery of women with lupus to an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
James D. Thomas, MD, will join Northwestern Medicine as the director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute and a professor of Medicine.
Northwestern Medicine is partnering with the Chicago Department of Public Health to expand an innovative program, Keep Your Heart Healthy, to screen Chicago residents for cardiovascular disease.
Amisha Patel, MD, cardiology fellow, received a VECD Fogarty Global Health Fellowship to study pre-hospital systems of care in patients with acute coronary syndromes in India.
Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Cardiology fellow Sadiya Khan, MD’09, GME’12, received two awards from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology for her academic and clinical performance.