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Clinical Cardiovascular Research Inspired by the NHLBI: A Personal Odyssey
Natcher Auditorium A&B
Building 45
National Institutes of Health

https://videocast.nih.gov
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Please join us for our fourth lecture, “Clinical Cardiovascular Research Inspired by the NHLBI: A Personal Odyssey” with Dr. Eugene Braunwald of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University. Dr. Braunwald will discuss his pioneering work in cardiology and share some predictions for the future of cardiovascular research.

Dr. Braunwald has been a major force in cardiology for decades and is the most frequently cited author in the field. He has worked closely with NHLBI throughout his career including as the chief of cardiology and as clinical director of NHLBI’s predecessor, the National Heart Institute, from 1959-1968. After leaving NIH, he founded  the NHLBI Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction Group – which has revolutionized treatment for heart attack.

The talks will be available to the public in-person and online via videocast.

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Harvard Medical School
Dr. Eugene Braunwald is the Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Former chief of cardiology and clinical director at the NHLBI, which was known then as the National Heart Institute.
Eugene Braunwald, M.D.