R.W. Gunton symposium on cardiovascular therapeutics

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August 28, 2012 - Join us for the 23rd annual R.W. Gunton Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 12:00-4:30 p.m. in Auditorium A at University Hospital. This year's program promises to be an outstanding one, featuring Grand Round Lecture/Keynote Speaker, Dr. Irene Hramiak, Medical Director of St. Joseph’s Diabetes Education Centre.

For complimentary registration and more details, please email dandersen@robarts.ca
23rd Annual R.W. Gunton Symposium on Cardiovascular Therapeutics

Thursday September 13th, 2012
University Hospital—London Health Sciences Centre
Auditorium A (3rd floor)

12:00 Welcome: Mike Strong, Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

12:10 Grand Rounds Lecture:
Glycemia control in high risk people. What is the right target and what is the right agent??
Irene Hramiak, Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, SJHC, Medical Director, St. Joseph’s Diabetes Education Centre

Session 1: Chair: Robert Gros, Assistant Professor, Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology and Medicine, Schulich School of Dentistry, Robarts Research Institute

1:00 Resistant hypertension: Pogo revisited George Dresser, Associate Professor, Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

1:30 Smoking Cessation Treatment for primary and secondary prevention Ross Feldman, R.W. Gunton Professor of Therapeutics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Robarts Research Institute

2:00 Therapy for erectile dysfunction Gerald Brock, Professor, Departments of Surgery, Division of Urology Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

2:30 Biobreak

Session 2: Chair: Sam Siu, Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

3:00 Heart failure update Malcolm Arnold, Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

3:30 Advances in perioperative management of patients with cardiovascular disease
Marko Mrkobrada, Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine Department, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

4:00 Quick hits: Update in CV therapeutics James Brown, Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

4:30 Closing Remarks; Rob McFadden, Interim Chair & Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry