The seventh annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) will explore the latest research and treatments available to recover and regenerate heart tissue to improve the muscle’s efficiency and function. The event will be hosted by University of Utah Health at the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House on Jan. 17-18 in Salt Lake City, Utah.... Read More
U-CARS Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium 2020
8th Annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium
January 16-17, 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah
On behalf of the symposium planning committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 8th Annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) on January 16-17, 2020 at the University of Utah Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House in scenic Salt Lake City, Utah.
The 2020 symposium will once again host thought leaders and esteemed speakers from around the globe discussing ground-breaking research in the field of cardiac recovery which will span clinical, translational and basic sciences.
The 2019 symposium attracted over 600 attendees and we look forward to hosting even more in 2020! Check back often for agenda updates and accepted abstracts.
2020 Keynote Speakers:
Thursday, January 16, 2020:
"Myocardial Remission: End of the Beginning or Beginning of the End?"
Douglas L. Mann, MD
Friday, January 17, 2020:
"The Impact of Dogmas in Medicine: The Case of Antibody-Mediated Rejection"
Six years ago, when we started our annual symposium on cardiac recovery (U-CARS), we never expected it to be as successful as it is. We are now attracting a variety of cardiac professionals from around the world and from every career stage. We initially thought only faculty with academic interests already focused on cardiac recovery would join us. We are thrilled to see that now we also welcome a large number of junior faculty and young professionals who are trying to identify the direction of their academic careers.... Read MoreSurgery
Despite the therapeutic and medical advances to help failing hearts recover, the medical community remains divided on how different treatments affect the patient’s outcome. This is one of the many topics to be covered during University of Utah Health’s annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) held on Jan. 11 - 12 in Salt Lake City, Utah.... Read MoreSurgery
Can a failing heart recover? For many years, the answer to that question was unequivocally “No.” But as the University of Utah School of Medicine’s annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) will explore on Jan. 12-13, advances in treating heart failure are giving physicians, surgeons and researchers reason to hope the deadly disease might one day be defeated. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine,Surgery
For many years, the answer to that question was unequivocally “No.” But as the University of Utah School of Medicine’s annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) will explore on Jan. 12-13, advances in treating heart failure are giving physicians, surgeons and researchers reason to hope the deadly disease might one day be defeated.... Read MoreSurgery
University of Utah physicians and U-CARS Directors Josef Stehlik & Stavros Drakos discussed advances in cardiology imaging with European Society of Cardiology President Jeroen Bax during his visit to Salt Lake City in January 2016.... Read MoreSurgery
Cardiac Recovery Experts Collide at University of Utah Symposium ... Read MoreSurgery
Hosted by University of Utah School of Medicine and faculty from the Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology, cardiology professionals from around the world will gather to learn and exchange ideas with world-renowned health leaders. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine,Surgery