U-CARS 2019

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

On behalf of the symposium planning committee, it is 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.

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

Last year's 2018 symposium attracted more than 530 attendees from around the globe spanning clinical, translational and basic sciences.

We look forward to hosting everyone again in 2019! Check back often for agenda updates and accepted abstract speakers.

2019 Keynote Speakers:


Thursday, January 17, 2019:
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:
Jeroen J. Bax, MD, PhD

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

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Jan 09, 2018

Gathering of World Leaders on Heart Failure

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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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Jan 08, 2018

UCARS 2018 - U of U School of Medicine

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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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Jan 04, 2017

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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Jan 04, 2017

UCARS 2017 - U of U School of Medicine

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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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