NEWS & EVENTS
2017 AHA Scientific Sessions: November 11-15
November 11 - 15, 2017
Anaheim, CA
Description

The National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will participate in the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions from November 11 to 15, 2017 in Anaheim, California. NHLBI research and NHLBI-funded research will be presented at more than 50 sessions. See the schedule below for a snapshot of the NHLBI’s sessions at AHA 2017. The schedule is subject to change. 

Recap

Late Breaking Science Sessions at AHA 2017:


Session LBS.03: Blood Pressure Measurement in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)
Time & Location: 11:23 – 11:35 a.m., Nov. 13, Main Event I (Hall D)
Presented by Karen C. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., University of Tennessee Health Science Center & Joni K. Snyder, R.N., B.S.N., M.A., NHLBI

Session LBS.07: Granulocyte Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor With and Without Supervised Exercise to Improve Walking Performance in Peripheral Artery Disease: The PROPEL Randomized Clinical Trial
Time, Date & Location: 9:30 – 9:40 a.m., Nov. 15, Ballroom CD, 3rd Level
Presented by Mary M. McDermott, M.D., Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine


NHLBI Research Presentations at AHA 2017:


Sunday, November 12, 2017

Session CS.SMP.100: Perspective: Charting Our Future Together: Turning Discovery Science Into Cardiovascular Health
Time & Location: 8:10 – 8:20 a.m., Ballroom A, 3rd Level
Presented by David Goff, M.D., Ph.D., NHLBI

Session PR.CVS.803: NIH Training Programs for Early Investigators in Prevention
Time & Location: 5:30 – 5:45 p.m., Room 213A
Presented by David Goff, M.D., Ph.D., NHLBI

Monday, November 13, 2017

Session EPI08/139: Whole Blood DNA Methylation Signatures of a Mediterranean-style Dietary Pattern
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Best of Specialty Conferences Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Jiantao Ma, MBBS, Ph.D., NHLBI

Session M1191/1191: Relations Between Plasma microRNAS, Echocardiographic Markers of Atrial Remodeling, and Atrial Fibrillation: Data From the Framingham Offspring Study
Time & Location: 12:45 – 2:00 p.m., Basic Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Daniel Levy, M.D., NHLBI

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Session HY.CVS.2143: The Global Impact of Hypertension on Cardiovascular Disease
Time & Location: 11:15 – 11:30 a.m., Room 207A
Presented by George Mensah, M.D., FACC, NHLBI

Session T1168/1168: DNA Methylation Signature of Statin Therapy
Time & Location: Noon – 1:15 p.m., Basic Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Chen Yao, Ph.D. & Shih-Jen Hwang, Ph.D., NHLBI

Session T2030/2030: Visceral But Not Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Associates With High Risk Coronary Plaque Beyond Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Psoriasis
Time & Location: Noon – 1:15 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Nehal Mehta, M.D., M.S.C.E., FAHA, NHLBI


NHLBI-Moderated Sessions at AHA 2017:


Session HY.CVS.2504: Circadian Rhythms in Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension
Time, Date & Location: 3:45 – 5:00 p.m., Nov. 13, Room 207A
Moderated by Christine Maric-Bilkan, Ph.D. & Young S. Oh, Ph.D., NHLBI

Session CH.CVS.2435: Rapid Fire 21st Century Innovations in Pediatric Cardiovascular Care
Time, Date & Location: 3:45 – 5:00 p.m., Nov. 13, Room 203AB
Moderated by Gail Pearson, M.D., Sc.D., NHLBI

Session CE.FIS.102: Frontiers in Stem Cells: Tissue Engineering and iPSCs
Time, Date & Location: 10:45 a.m. – Noon, Nov. 14, Room 154-158 (ACC North)
Moderated by Denis B. Buxton, Ph.D., NHLBI

Session EP.RFO.42: AHA's Life's Simple 7 and 2020 Goals
Time, Date & Location: 1:30 – 2:40 p.m., Nov. 14, Population Forum, Science and Technology Hall
Moderated by David Goff, M.D., Ph.D., NHLBI

Session CS.CVS.300: Fogarty, NHLBI, NIH and the Future of Global Cardiovascular Health Research: Priority Research and Research Methods for Global Cardiovascular Health
Time & Location: 3:45 – 5:00 p.m., Nov. 14, Ballroom A, 3rd Level
Moderated by George Mensah, M.D., FACC, NHLBI


NHLBI-Funded Research Presentations at AHA 2017:


Sunday, November 12, 2017

Session S3065/3065: The Impact and Interactions of Gestational Age and Weight on Survival and Growth Following the Norwood Procedure: An Analysis of the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Trial
Time & Location: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Clinical Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by: Thomas Miller, M.D., University of Utah Health & L. LuAnn Minich, M.D., University of Utah Health for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session S2078/2078: Associations of Change in Physical Activity Levels With Changes in Cardiac Structure and Function in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall.
Presented by Roberta Florido, M.D., Johns Hopkins University for MESA

Session S2036/2036: Untargeted Metabolomic Analyses Reveal Mechanistic Links Between a Mediterranean-style Diet (MSD) and Incident Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:15 – 4:30 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Alexis C. Frazier-Wood, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine for MESA

Session S2088/2088: Lifetime Risk of Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction and Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: An Individual-level Pooled Analysis
Time & Location: 3:15 – 4:30 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Ambarish Pandey, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for MESA

Session S2039/2039: Associations of Ideal Cardiovascular Health by AHA Life Simple 7 Criteria With N-Linked Glycoprotein Acetyl (GlycA), a Novel Inflammatory Marker: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:15 – 4:30 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Eve-Marie A. Benson, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for MESA

Session S2096/2096: The Prevalence and Progression of Ascending Thoracic Aorta Calcium Density Are Inversely Associated With Incident Cardiovascular Disease Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:15 – 4:30 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Isac Cyril Thomas, M.D., University of California, San Diego for MESA

Session S3280/3280: Low Normal Ejection Fraction and Heart Failure Hospitalizations in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study
Time & Location: 3:15 – 4:30 p.m., Clinical Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Kamimura Daisuke, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Division of Cardiology

Session S2089/2089: Anthropometric Measures vs. CT-Measures of Adiposity and Risk of Incident Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:15 – 4:30 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Vishal N. Rao, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for MESA

Session 133: Left Ventricular Trabeculation Is Not Associated With Heart Failure: A MESA Substudy
Time & Location: 4:00 – 4:10 p.m., Room 304AB
Presented by Filip Zemrak, M.D., MRCP, Queen Mary, University of London for MESA

Session 166: The Pediatric Heart Network Digital Normal ECG Database: Measurements of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Vary by Sex and Race
Time & Location: 5:30 – 5:40 p.m., Room 208AB
Presented by Elizabeth Vickers Saarel, M.D., Cleveland Clinic & L. LuAnn Minich, M.D., University of Utah Health for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session 174: Genetic Predisposition, Clinical Risk Factor Burden, and Lifetime Risk of Developing Atrial Fibrillation
Time & Location: 6:15 – 6:25 p.m., Room 207B
Presented by Lu-Chen Weng, M.Sc., Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

Session 175: Statin Eligibility, Coronary Artery Calcium, and Subsequent Cardiovascular Events According to the 2016 USPSTF Statin Guidelines: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 6:30 – 6:40 p.m., Room 207B
Presented by Michael D. Miedema, M.D., M.P.H., Minneapolis Heart Institute for MESA

Monday, November 13, 2017

Session M5068/5068: Coronary Artery Calcification and Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness Identify Individuals That May Not Need Statin Therapy to Prevent Incident Cerebrovascular Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Clinical III Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Kazuhiro Osawa, M.D., Ph.D., The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for MESA

Session EPI09/140: Incremental Light Activity Associated With Greater Brain Volume in Individuals Not Meeting the Physical Activity Guidelines: Cross Sectional Observations From the Framingham Heart Study
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Best of Specialty Conferences Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Nicole L. Spartano, Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine

Session: BCVS04/117: Myocardial Hypertrophy and Circulating RNAs
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Best of Specialty Conferences Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Ravi V. Shah, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

Session EPI04/135: Sex Hormone Levels and Change in Left Ventricular Structure Among Men and Women With Preserved Ejection Fraction: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Best of Specialty Conferences Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Vinita Subramanya, MBBS, M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions for MESA

Session 227: The Astronaut Cardiovascular Health and Risk Modification (Astro-CHARM) Integrated Coronary Calcium Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Calculator: Development and Validation Using Four Population-Based Cohorts
Time & Location: 10:45 – 10:55 a.m., 212AB
Presented by Amit Khera, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for MESA

Session M2070/2070: A Novel Risk Score That Includes Lipoprotein Sub-Particles Enhances the Prediction of Severe Coronary Artery Disease and Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes: Validation From Jackson Heart Study
Time & Location: 12:45 – 2:00 p.m., Popular Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Rahul Chaudhary, M.D., Sinai Hospital of Baltimore  

Session M1223/1223: Heritability of Telomere Length and Interaction of Longevity Locus With Smoking in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study
Time & Location: 12:45 – 2:00 p.m., Basic Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Stanford Mwasongwe, Jackson State University for the Jackson Heart Study

Session M2028/2028: Endogenous Sex Hormone Levels and Risk for Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure in Post-Menopausal Women: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:00 – 4:15 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Di Zhao, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for MESA

Session M4100/4100: Association of Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony With Left Atrial Phasic Function: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:00 – 4:15 p.m., Clinical II Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Henrique Doria de Vasconcellos, M.D., M.Sc., Johns Hopkins University for MESA

Session M2094/2094: Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Calcification of the Mitral Annulus and Aortic Valve: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:00 – 4:15 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall.
Presented by Martin Tibuakuu, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for MESA

Session M4099/4099: Age and Gender Related Left Atrial Remodeling With Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:00 – 4:15 p.m., Clinical II Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Seo Young Hong, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for MESA

Session 777: Machine Learning Outperformed ACC/AHA Pooled Cohort Equations Risk Calculator for Detection of High-Risk Asymptomatic Individuals and Recommending Treatment for Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 3:40 – 3:45 p.m., Population Forum, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Ioannis A. Kakadiaris, Ph.D., University of Houston for MESA

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Session T3045/3045: Refining Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation-Related Stroke Using the P2-CHA2DS2VASc Score
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Clinical Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Ankit Maheshwari, M.D., University of Minnesota for MESA

Session T4098/4098: Association Between Serum Collagen and Myocardial Fibrosis Assessed by Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Clinical II Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Bharath Ambale-Venkatesh, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University for MESA

Session T2055/2055: Associations of Microvascular Function, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors, and Aortic Stiffness: The Jackson Heart Study
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Leroy Cooper, M.P.H., Ph.D., Vassar College               

Session T2083/2083: Association Between Goal-Striving Stress and Chronic Kidney Disease Among Participants in the Jackson Heart Study
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Loretta Cain, Ph.D., The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Session T4105/4105: Delayed Time to Intrinsicoid Deflection on the 12-Lead ECG and Myocardial Scarring From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Clinical II Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Navid Darouian, M.D., The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for MESA

Session 724: Variation in Implementation and Outcomes Across Sites Participating in the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN) Collaborative Learning Study
Time & Location: 11:40 – 11:45 a.m., Clinical III Forum, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Katherine E. Bates, M.D., University of Michigan for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session 725: Sustainability of Early Extubation Practices After the Pediatric Heart Network Collaborative Learning Study
Time & Location: 11:50 – 11:55 a.m., Clinical III Forum, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Michael Gaies, M.D., M.P.H., University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session 726: Impact of an Early Extubation Clinical Practice Guideline on Hospital Costs in Infants Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: Results From the Pediatric Heart Network Collaborative Learning Study
Time & Location: Noon – 12:05 p.m., Clinical III Forum, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Kimberly E. McHugh, M.D., MSCR, Medical University of South Carolina for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session T3218/3218: Electrocardiographic Versus Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Prediction of Congestive Heart Failure in African Americans From the Jackson Heart Study
Time & Location: Noon – 1:15 p.m., Clinical Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Mohamed F. Almahmoud, M.D., The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Session T3205/3205: Risk of Mortality Among Patients With Incident Heart Failure in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: Noon – 1:15 p.m., Clinical Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Mohammad R. Ostovaneh, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions for MESA

Session T2088/2088: Population Attributable Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Associated With Hypertension and Prehypertension in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study
Time & Location: 1:30 – 2:45 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Donald “Trey” Clark III, M.D., M.P.H., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Session T3248/3248: Relationship of Carotid Intima-media Thickness With Incident Heart Failure With Reduced Versus Preserved Ejection Fraction: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 1:30 – 2:45 p.m., Clinical Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Amer I. Aladin, M.D., Wake Forest University Health Science Center

Session T2101/2101: Collagen Turnover Markers Are Associated With New Onset of Atrial Fibrillation in Asymptomatic Subjects: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Time & Location: 1:30 – 2:45 p.m., Population Science Section, Science and Technology Hall
Presented by Daniel A. Duprez, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, University of Minnesota Health for MESA

Session 367: Echo Z-Scores Adjusted for Body Surface Area Are Not Affected by Age, Sex, or Race: The Pediatric Heart Network Normal Echo Database
Time & Location: 4:45 – 4:55 p.m., Room 203AB
Presented by Leo Lopez, M.D., Nicklaus Children's Hospital & L. LuAnn Minich, M.D., University of Utah Health for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session 393: Initial Shunt Type Does Not Impact Echocardiographic Indices in Transplant-Free Survivors After Single Right Ventricle Palliations During Early Childhood—The SVR Trial at 6 Years
Time & Location: 5:30 – 5:40 p.m., Room 207A
Presented by Peter C. Frommelt, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session 394: Adaptive Behavior and Quality of Life at 6 years for Children With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Related Abnormalities: Findings From the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Extension Study
Time & Location: 5:45 – 5:55 p.m., Room 207A
Presented by Caren S. Goldberg, M.D., University of Michigan for the Pediatric Heart Network

Session 396: Heart Failure Following the Norwood Procedure
Time & Location: 6:15 – 6:25 p.m., Room 207A
Presented by William T. Mahle, M.D., Emory University School of Medicine for the Pediatric Heart Network