McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
Recent advances in cardiovascular medicine
— Biomedical Science as a Cornerstone in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease


Tuesday, February 25, 2014


  • Dr. Guillaume ParĂ©, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Canada Research Chair in Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology; Director, Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory; Member, Population Genomics Program
  • Dr. Rick Austin, Professor, Department of Medicine; Amgen Canada Research Chair in Nephrology

Learning Objectives:

  • To review the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease
  • To review the importance of genetics in cardiovascular disease
  • Recent genetic approaches used to decipher the causes of cardiovascular disease
  • PCSK9 inhibitors: the holy grail in the treatment of cardiovascular disease?

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706