U-CARS 2019

The 7th Annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) took place on January 17-18, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


On behalf of the symposium planning committee, it was our great pleasure to host the 7th Annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) on January 17-18, 2019 at the University of Utah Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House in scenic Salt Lake City, Utah.  Thank you for attending if you were able to join us!

The 2019 symposium featured the clinical and translational impact of the recently announced impressive results of the multi-center LVAD Bridge-to-Recovery RESTAGE-HF Trial.

This year's 2019 symposium once again attracted over 500+ attendees from around the globe spanning clinical, translational and basic sciences.

We look forward to hosting everyone again in 2020! Check back often for agenda updates and accepted abstract speakers.

2019 Keynote Speakers:


Thursday, January 17, 2019:
Advancing Discovery Science for Public Health Impact
Gary H. Gibbons, MD

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  • Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 

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Friday, January 18, 2019:
Cardiac resynchronization therapy: how to predict recovery and outcomes?
Jeroen J. Bax, MD, PhD

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  • Immediate Past President, European Society of Cardiology  
  • Professor, Leiden University, The Netherlands

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*Advanced Clinical Hemodynamics Interactive Skills Lab available for registered U-CARS attendees!*

An “Advanced Clinical Hemodynamics Interactive Skills Lab” was held on Saturday, January 19th.  This half day course took place the following day after Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS, January 17-18) and was only offered to registered U-CARS attendees. 

 

 

 

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Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium Convenes: Advancing the Field of Heart Recovery

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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

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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 More

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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 More

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Fixing Failing Hearts: Leaders in Heart Recovery to Convene at Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium

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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 More

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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 More

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Officially endorsed by the Heart Failure Society of America. The opinions presented in this educational activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of the HFSA.