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American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019

November 16 - 18, 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

Description

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is participating in the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2019. NHLBI-supported research will be presented at more than 50 sessions. See the schedule below for a snapshot of the NHLBI’s sessions at #AHA19.

NOTE: Times subject to change. Please consult AHA’s official online program planner.


NHLBI-Funded Late-Breaking Research at AHA 2019


Saturday, November 16, 2019

LBS.02 Late Breaking Science II: Results for the ISCHEMIA Trials: To Intervene or Not to Intervene

Time & Location: 2:00 p.m., Main Event I

Presenters: Judith S. Hochman, M.D., New York University School of Medicine; John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., Mid-America Heart Institute; Sripal Bangalore, M.D., New York University School of Medicine


Sunday, November 17, 2019

LBS.05 Results From the Pediatric Heart Network’s Fontan Udenafil Exercise Longitudinal Trial 

Time & Location: 10:45 a.m., Main Event I

Presenter: David J. Goldberg, M.D., Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


NHLBI Research Presentations at AHA 2019:


Saturday, November 16, 2019

AT.APS.03 Poster Sa1053 Cell-Free HDL-Specific Phospholipid Efflux Predicts Plaque Burden and Coronary Artery Disease

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 1, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Edward B. Neufeld, Ph.D., NHLBI

 

CM.APS.02 Body Composition, Cardiometabolic Risk and CVD Pathogenesis

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Poster Professor: Tiffany M. Powell-Wiley, M.D., M.P.H., NHLBI

 

IM.MDP9 Presentation MDP192 Treatment of Psoriasis With Biologic Therapy is Associated With Regression of Coronary Artery Plaque Necrotic Core and Positive Remodeling: Results From a Prospective, Observational Pilot Study

Time & Location: 5:30 p.m., Moderated Posters 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Harry Choi, M.D., NHLBI


Sunday, November 17, 2019

MP.SMP.94 Mitochondria as Mediators and Therapeutic Targets in Heart Failure

Time & Location: 7:15 a.m., Room 120A

Presenters: Natasha Fillmore, Ph.D., NHLBI, and Elizabeth Murphy, Ph.D., NHLBI

 

HY.AOS.329 Hot Topics in High Blood Pressure Research

Time & Location: 10:45 a.m., Room 108A

Moderator: Zorina S. Galis, Ph.D., NHLBI

 

BASC.01 Presentation ATVB20/119 A Dual apoC-II mimetic-apoC-III Antagonist Peptide for Lowering Plasma Triglycerides

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Best of Specialty Conferences, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Anna Wolska, Ph.D., NHLBI

 

BASC.01 Presentation ATVB22/121 Transgelin: A New Gene Involved in LDL Endocytosis in Liver Cells Identified by a Whole-genome Crispr-cas9 Screen

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Best of Specialty Conferences, Science and Technology Hall

 Presenter: Diego Lucero, Ph.D., NHLBI

 

AT.CVS.297 Frontiers in Cardiovascular Target Discovery

Time & Location: 3:45 p.m., Room 126B

Moderator: Zorina Galis, Ph.D., NHLBI


Monday, November 18, 2019

BC.CVS.100 Bethesda + 41: 50x50x50 - Transforming the Cardiovascular Health of Youth for Generations to Come

Time & Location: 9:00 a.m., Terrace Ballroom IV

Presenters: Gina S. Wei, M.D., M.P.H., NHLBI; David C. Goff, M.D., M.P.H., NHLBI; Charlotte A. Pratt, Ph.D., RD, NHLBI; and Holly Nicastro, Ph.D., NHLBI

 

MP.CVS.385 Power Play: New Insights into Mitochondria

Time & Location: 9:00 a.m., Room 120C

Presenters: Julia Liu, Ph.D., NHLBI, and Elizabeth Murphy, Ph.D., NHLBI

 

AT.APS.17 Poster Mo1014 Soluble Lectin-like Oxidized Low-density Lipoprotein Receptor-1 is Associated with Hdl Dysfunction and High-risk Coronary Plaque in Psoriasis

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 1, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Amit K. Dey, NHLBI


NHLBI-Funded Research Presentations at AHA 2019:


Saturday, November 16, 2019

FS.AOS.01 Genetically Reduced IL-6 Attenuates Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Clonal Hematopoiesis

Time & Location: 7:15 a.m., Room 103B

Presenter: Alexander G. Bick, M.D., Ph.D., Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 

PR.HB.563 Presentation 124 Occupations Associated With Poor Cardiovascular Health in Women

Time & Location: 9:45 a.m., Room 204C

Presenter: Bede N. Nriagu, M.P.H., Drexel University

 

CH.CVS.416 Results of the PHN Multi-Center FUEL Study

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Room 112AB

Presenter: David J. Goldberg, M.D., Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 

EP.MDP19 Presentation MDP132 The Association of the Novel Inflammatory Marker Glyc a and Incident Heart Failure and Its Subtypes of Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction: The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Location: 12:50 p.m., Moderated Posters 7, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Sunyoung Jang, Johns Hopkins University

 

AT.APS.03 Poster Su2047 Free Fatty Acids and Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Disease

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 1, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Natalie L. Weir, University of Minnesota

 

EP.APS.01 Poster Sa3040 Triglycerides Predict Decline in Renal Function Independently of Blood Pressure and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Daniel A. Duprez, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

 

EP.APS.02 Poster Sa3046 Erectile Dysfunction is Independently Associated With Incident Atrial Fibrillation: The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (mesa)

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Yoshihiro Tanaka, M.D., Ph.D., Northwestern University

 

EP.APS.03 Poster Sa3058 Effect of Change in Cumulative Psychosocial Stressors on Change in Body Mass Index Over Time

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Jonathan Z. Butler, Ph.D., University of California San Francisco

 

WS.APS.01 Poster Sa3107 The Associations of Psychosocial Stressors and Coronary Heart Disease

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Conglong Wang, M.P.H., Drexel University

 

CM.APS.01 Poster Sa3004 Development and Validation of New Cardiovascular Disease Risk Scores for Patients With Diabetes Mellitus From a Pooled Cohort of the US Population

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Nathan D. Wong, M.P.H., Ph.D., University California, Irvine

 

HY.APS.02 Poster Sa2161 The Role of Coronary Artery Calcium as a Risk Enhancer to Personalize Treatment in Stage 1 Hypertension – The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 2, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Amal Abdellatif, M.S., Weill Cornell Medical College

 

CH.RFO6 Presentation RF158 Is Norwood Shunt Type Predictive of Ventricular Arrhythmias

Time & Location: 2:45 p.m., Zone 2, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Nicole Cain, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina

 

AT.RFO3 Presentation RF112 Clinical Trial of Autologous CD34 Cell Therapy for Treatment of Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction in Patients With Angina and Non-Obstructive Coronary Arteries

Time & Location: 3:35 p.m., Zone 1, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: C. Noel Bairey Merz, M.D., Cedars-Sinai

 

HY.APS.05 Poster Sa2189 Angiotensin-(1-12) Modulation of Cardiomyocyte Functional Performance in Wistar-Kyoto and Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats

Time & Location: 4:30 p.m., Zone 2, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Zhe Chen, Wake Forest School of Medicine

 

LF.APS.03 Poster Sa3186 Effects of Carbohydrate Quality and Amount on Plasma Lactate: Results From the Omnicarb Trial

Time & Location: 4:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Jiun-Ruey Hu, M.D., Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

EP.RFO16 Presentation RF216 Coronary Artery Calcium Testing to Guide Statin Allocation According to ASCVD Risk-enhancing Factors: Results From the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Time & Location: 5:20 p.m., Science and Technology Hall A, Booth 605, Level 2

Presenter: Ramzi Dudum, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University


Sunday, November 17, 2019

EP.AOS.572 Presentation 240 Midlife Exposure to Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Future Development of Heart Failure Subtypes

Time & Location: 7:15 a.m., Room 201C

Presenter: Laura P. Cohen, M.D., Columbia University

 

HY.AOS.329 Presentation 249 The Minor Allele of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in SH2B3 Promotes Hypertension Development in Mice

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Room 108A

Presenter: Matthew R. Alexander, M.D., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

 

HF.MDP29 Presentation MDP268 Prognosis of Breast Cancer and Heart Failure in Postmenopausal Women

Time & Location: 12:05 p.m., Moderated Posters 2, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Phillip H. Lam, M.D., MedStar Washington Hospital Center

 

EP.APS.10 Poster Su3022 Relations of Metabolic Health and Obesity to Brain Aging in Young to Middle-Aged Adults

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Rebecca Angoff, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

EA.APS.08 Poster Su2004 Cerclage Para-Hisian Septal Pacing Through the Septal Perforator Branch of the Great Cardiac Vein: Bedside-To-Bench Development of a Novel Technique and Lead

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Zone 2, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Nam Gi-Byoung, M.D, Ph.D., Asan Medical Center

 

EP.APS.10 Poster Su3024 Predictors of Healthy Arterial Aging in Persons With Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Alexander C. Razavi, M.P.H., Tulane University

 

EP.APS.10 Poster Su3023 Temporal Change in N-terminal Pro-B-type Natriuretic Peptide Level and Risk of Dementia: Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Mohammad R. Ostovaneh, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University

 

EP.APS.11 Poster Su3038 The Associations Between Endogenous Sex Hormone Levels and FGF-23 Among Women and Men in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Oluseye Ogunmoroti, M.D., M.P.H., Baptist Health, South Florida

 

EP.APS.13 Poster Su3052 “CKDPatch” to Incorporate Kidney Disease Measures Into the AHA/ACC Pooled Cohort Equation: An International Individual-level Data Study From the CKD Prognosis Consortium (CKD-PC)

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Kunihiro Matsushita, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

 

BASC.03 Presentation HTN12/172 Mode of Orthostatic Hypotension Assessment and Dizziness in Older Adults

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Best of Specialty Conferences, Science and Technology Hall  

Presenter: Stephen P. Juraschek, M.D., Harvard Medical School

 

BASC.03 Presentation HTN19/179 The Effects of a Lower Blood Pressure Treatment Goal on Orthostatic Hypotension in Adults With Recent Stroke

Time & Location: 12:30 p.m., Best of Specialty Conferences, Science and Technology Hall  

Presenter: Jennifer L. Beach, M.D., Harvard Medical School

 

EP.MDP48 Persistent Asthma is Associated With Increased Risk for Incident Atrial Fibrillation in The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Time & Location: 2:50 p.m., Moderated Posters 8, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Matthew C. Tattersall, D.O., University of Wisconsin

 

EP.APS.21 Poster Su3138 Confounding and Mediation of the Association Between Psychological Attitudes and Type 2 Diabetes Risk Among Postmenopausal Women

Time & Location: 3:00 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Meredith S. Duncan, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

EP.APS.14 Su3063 Predictive Ability of Positive Risk Enhancing Factors and Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis   

Time & Location: 3:00 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Vincent A. Pallazola, M.D., Johns Hopkins University

 

VA.AOS.578 Presentation 310 A Randomized Trial of Low-Dose Methotrexate for the Prevention of Peripheral Artery Disease

Time & Location: 4:00 p.m., Room 103C

Presenter: Aruna D. Pradhan, M.D., M.P.H., Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Monday, November 18, 2019

AT.APS.17 Poster Mo1017 LDL-Induced Changes in Monocyte Populations and Ccr2 Expression Profile as a Potential Contributor to CVD Risk in African Americans

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 1, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Cristhian A. Gutierrez-Huerta, NIH

 

EP.APS.23 Poster Mo3000 Trajectories of Time-Varying Changes in Adiposity, Metabolic Syndrome and Coronary Artery Calcium Significantly Predict Risks of Heart Failure and Its Subtypes in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Longjian Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Drexel University

 

EP.APS.23 Poster Mo3002 Racial Differences in Malignant Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Incidence of Heart Failure: A Multi-Cohort Study

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Alana Lewis, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 

EP.APS.24 Poster Mo3016 Diastolic Blood Pressure Levels and Mortality Among Older Women: Results From the Women’s Health Initiative Long Life Study

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

EP.APS.26 Poster Mo3040 The Novel Inflammatory Marker Glyc a and Incident Atrial Fibrillation in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Sunyoung Jang, Johns Hopkins University

 

 EP.APS.28 Poster Mo3055 Temporal Association Between Breast Cancer and Heart Failure in Postmenopausal Women

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Phillip H. Lam, M.D., MedStar Washington Hospital Center

 

EP.APS.28 Poster Mo3058 The Association of Cardiovascular Disease and Future Cancer 

Time & Location: 11:30 a.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Emily Lau, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

 

IM.MDP56 Presentation MDP392 Association of Statin Therapy with Long-term Cardiovascular Outcomes by Coronary Artery Calcium in Asymptomatic Patients: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Time & Place: 1:00 p.m., Moderated Posters 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Zhen Zhou, M.D., University of Tasmania

 

DD.MDP59 Presentation MDP399 Global, but Not Cardiac Specific, Knockout of ROMK Potassium Channels Worsens Cardiac Ischemia Reperfusion Injury

Time & Place: 1:20 p.m., Moderated Posters 4, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Kyriakos Papanicolaou, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

 

LF.APS.12 Poster Mo3128 Sedentary Behavior and Atrial Fibrillation in the Objective Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health (OPACH) Study

Time & Location: 1:30 p.m., Zone 3, Science and Technology Hall

Presenter: Brian C. Boursiquot, M.D., Stanford University

 

HT.AOS.HTP2 Presentation 394 Text Message Medication Adherence Reminders Automated and Delivered at Scale Across Two Institutions: Pilot Testing the “Nudge” System

Time & Location: 2:32 p.m., Health Innovation Pavilion, Heart Hub, Science and Technology Hall, Level 2

Presenter: Phat Luong, University of Colorado

 

EP.RFO40 Presentation RF248 Burden of Peripheral Artery Disease and Incident CVD and Mortality

Time & Location: 2:35 p.m., Science and Technology Hall A, Booth 605, Level 2

Presenter: Jonathan Unkart, M.D., University of California, San Diego

 

FS.AOS.08 Coronary Flow Reserve, Myocardial Mechanics and Inflammation in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease Enrolled in the Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial

Time & Location: 4:25 p.m., Room 103B

Presenter: Viviany R. Taqueti, M.D., M.P.H., Brigham and Women’s Hospital