CANCELLED--SEMINAR SERIES :Future Role of MCS in the Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure

Mark Slaughter, M.D.
When Aug 28, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Vogt Bldg., RM 311
Contact Name
Contact Phone 852-7485
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Learning Objectives:
1. Understand current outcomes in relation to transplant outcomes;
2. Explain measurements and data needed to determine if a “pulse” from a device is physiologically meaningful;
3. Learn future applications of mechanical circulatory support for myocardial regeneration.

Speaker: Dr. Mark Slaughter is Professor of Surgery and Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Louisville and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioengineering. Dr. Slaughter currently serves as a consultant to the FDA Medical Device Review Panel, National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR grant reviewer and previously served two terms for the Health and Human Services Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee. In addition, he serves on the Ethics Committee and the Education Committee for the American Association of Thoracic Surgery and is a Councilor for the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association. Dr. Slaughter has served as the President of the American Society Artificial Internal Organs and President of the International Society of Rotary Blood Pumps. Dr. Slaughter is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs Journal and also serves as an Associate Editor for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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