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NIH Public Bulletin – May 2010

Lecture Explores Heart Disease and Why Your Genes May Not Be Your Destiny

When: May 25, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Suburban Hospital Auditorium, 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD
Institute: Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center (CC)

In May, the NIH Clinical Center will launch the 2010 Medicine for the Public lecture series in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The spring lecture will look at new treatment options and how behavioral and environmental factors may affect our genes and susceptibility to heart disease. The guest speakers will be:

  • Keith Horvath, chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, NIH Heart Center at Suburban Hospital; director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Program, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI); and adjunct associate professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
  • Dina N. Paltoo, chair, NHLBI Data Access Committee, and program director, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, NHLBI.

Health education materials will be available for participants.

Next Steps

The Medicine for the Public lecture is free and open to the public. To register or for more information, you can call (301) 896-3939 or visit In-person registration begins at 6:30 p.m. on the day of the lecture.

This page last reviewed on October 19, 2012

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