CARDIOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS PRESENTER INTERVIEW: SEKAR KATHIRESAN, MD

Wed Dec 5, 2018
Sekar Kathiresan, MD, director of Mass General's Center for Genomic Medicine, leverages human genetics to understand the root causes of heart attack and to improve preventive cardiac care. Among his scientific contributions, Dr. Kathiresan has helped highlight new biological mechanisms underlying heart attack, discovered mutations that protect against heart attack risk, and developed a genetic test for personalized heart attack prevention.In this video, Dr. Kathiresan is interviewed by Senior Cardiology Fellow Krishna Aragam, MD, and provides a high-level overview of his grand rounds presentation on risk and protective genetic factors for myocardial infarction.Read more here: https://advances.massgeneral.org/cardiovascular/video.aspx?id=1012Advances in Motion provides health care professionals with information about the latest breakthroughs, research and clinical advances from Massachusetts General Hospital.Subscribe: https://pages.connect.massgeneral.org/subscription-center-med-prof.html