Public Release: 

Faculty from BIDMC's CardioVascular Institute presenting research at AHA Scientific Sessions

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Faculty from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's (BIDMC) CardioVascular Institute and colleagues will be presenting new advances and research at the 2018 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions, which are being held November 10-12 in Chicago at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Select highlights include:

  • Dietary patterns in the U.S. During the past 20 years
    November 10, 2018, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
    Location: S104b

    Presenter: Stephen P. Juraschek, MD

  • Machine Learning Identifies Heterogeneity of Treatment Effect for the Use of Spironolactone in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Insights From the TOPCAT Trial
    November 10, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
    Zone 2, Science and Technology Hall

    Presenter: Usman A. Tahir, MD

  • Dimethlyguanidino Valeric Acid Predicts Partial Resistance to the Metabolic Health Benefits of Regular Exercise
    November 11, 2018, 4:15 PM - 4:25 PM
    Location: N230b

    Presenter: Jeremy M. Robbins, MD

Select experts available for interview include:

  • Robert E. Gerszten, MD (Clinical/research interests: Metabolomics, relationship between cardiac and metabolic diseases)
  • C. Michael Gibson, MD (Clinical/research interests: Interventional cardiology)
  • Robert W. Yeh, MD (Clinical/research interests: Coronary and valvular interventions, outcomes research)
  • Stephen P. Juraschek, MD (Clinical/research interests: DASH diet, blood pressure, hypertension, orthostatic hypotension)


If any of these presentations pique your interest and you'd like to speak with one of the presenters, please contact Lindsey Diaz-MacInnis at or at 617-667-7372. You can also reach the BIDMC communications team member on call through the BIDMC page operator at (617) 667-4700 and asking for pager ID #33880.

Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.