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Malcolm Feist Lecture on Translational Research in Cardiovascular Diseases

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This event is held annually with guest lecturers on translational research in cardiovascular diseases.

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Malcolm Feist Seminar Series

The CCDS provides a Cardiovascular seminar series along with lunch on the first Monday of each month at 12:00 pm in the Zadeck conference room (G-221).  Organized by Dr. Karen Stokes and Dr. Shenu Bhuiya, this series will include leading cardiovascular and cerebrovascular scientists and clinicians from across the U.S.

Translational Cardiovascular Series

The CCDS provides a Translational Cardiovascular Series along with lunch on the third Monday of every other month at 12:00 pm in the Zadeck conference room (G-221).  Organized by Dr. Matthew Woolard and Dr. Horacio D’Agostino, this series will pair two experts in key fields of cardiovascular biology; including larger artery disease, endo-vascularization, heart failure, nephrology stroke and lymphatics.  During this series, a clinical expert in the field of interest will present a twenty-minute presentation outlining the clinician’s view of the disease topic, along with current therapies and problems facing the field; followed by a twenty-minute presentation by an expert in the field of basic science and how their work is seeking to solve these clinical issues. 

Cardiovascular Training Group

The CVTG will take place each month on the Tuesday prior to the week of the Cardiovascular seminar series at 9:00 a.m. in the physiology conference room (4-201).  The mission of the CVTG is to provde an opportunity for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents to gain better understanding of cardiovascular pathophysiology.  Dr. Karen Stokes will preside over relevant literature discussions from key articles provided by the CCDS invited seminar speaker. 

Research and Industry Day (RAID)

RAID is an annual event hosted in the Fall by the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences, the Center for Brain Health and the LA Tech Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Sciences. The target audience for this conference includes students, trainees, scientists and clinicians conducting biomedical research who are interested in the interface between the laboratory and industry. 
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ArkLaTex Cardiology Conference

The 18th Annual Joe E. Holoubek Ark-La-Tex Cardiovascular Conference was held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Shreveport Convention Center.  The Joe E. Holoubek, MD, endowed Professorship was started by the Holoubek family of Shreveport in honor of Dr. Holoubek.  Dr. Holoubek was the first internist to establish proace of Clinical Cardiology in the Shreveport-Bossier community.  He was also instrumental in etablishing the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport.  The annual Ark-La-Tex Cardiovascular Conference is held in honor of the late Dr. Joe Holoubek. 

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