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Presenters and Articles, 2008-2009

September 9, 2008
Presenter: Mariana Lazo, MD, MS
Detrano, R, et al. Coronary calcium as a predictor of coronary events in four racial or ethnic groups. N Engl J Med. 2008 Mar 27;358(13):1136-1345.

September 16, 2008
Presenter: Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
Piot C, et al. Effect of Cyclosporine on Reperfusion Injury in Acute Myocardial Infarction. N Engl J Med 2008;359:473-81.

September 23, 2008
Presenter: Diedra Crews, MD
Vikse BE, et al. Preeclampsia and the Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease. N Engl J Med. 2008 Aug 21;359(8):800-9.

September 30, 2008
Presenter: Steve Sozio, MD
Article: Lang AI, et al. Association of urinary bisphenol A concentration with medical disorders and laboratory abnormalities in adults. JAMA. 2008 Sep 17;300(11):1303-10.

October 7, 2008
Presenter: Martin Laclaustra, MD, PhD
Peto R, et al. Analyses of cancer data from three ezetimibe trials.N Engl J Med. 2008 Sep 25;359(13):1357-66.

October 14, 2008
Presenter: Clarissa Jonas
Feig, DI, et al. Effect of Allopurinol on Blood Pressure of Adolescents with Newly Diagnosed Essential Hypertension: A Randomized Trial. JAMA 2008 Aug 27;300(8):924-32.

October 21, 2008
Presenter: Lisa Wyman
Jackson, ML, et al. Influenza Vaccination and Risk of Community-acquired Pneumonia in Immunocompetent elderly people: a Population-based, nested Case-control Study. Lancet. 2008 Aug 2-8:372(9636):398-405.

October 28, 2008
Presenter: Josef Coresh, MD, PhD
Menon V, et al. Cystatin C as a Risk Factor for Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Jul 3;147(1):19-27.

November 4, 2008
Presenter: Mara McAdams
Kulik A, et al. Impact of statin use on outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Circulation. 2008;118:1785-1792.

November 11, 2008
Presenter: Mimi Huizinga, MD, MPH
Holman RR, et al., 10-year Follow-up of Intensive Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 9;359(15):1577-89.

November 18, 2008
Presenter: Nrupen Bhavsar
Article: Ridker PM,et al. Rosuvastatin to Prevent Vascular Events in Men and Women with Elevated C-Reactive Protein. N Engl J Med. 2008 Nov 20; 359(21):2195-2207. (Online First) and Editorial: Hlatky MA. Expanding the Orbit of Primary Prevention--Moving Beyond JUPITER. and Clinical Directions: The JUPITER Trial: Will You Change Your Practice?

December 2, 2008
Presenter: Rehan Qayyum, MD
Article: Pickett CA, et al. Carotid bruits as a prognostic indicator of cardiovascular death and myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis. Lancet 2008; 371:1587-1594.

December 9, 2008
Presenter: Cozumel Pruette, MD
Ogden CL, et al. High Body Mass Index for Age Among US Children and Adolescents, 2003-2006. JAMA 2008 May 28;299(20):2401-2405.

December 16, 2008
Presenter: Saman Nazarian, MD
Article: Gudbjartsson DF, et al. Variants conferring risk of atrial fibrillation on chromosome 4q25. Nature. 2007 Jul 19;448(7151):353-7.

January 6, 2009
Presenter: Muhammad Amer, MD
Zethelius B, et al. Use of Multiple Biomarkers to Improve the Prediction of Death from Cardiovascular Causes. N Engl J Med 2008 May 15;358:2107-16

January 13, 2009
Presenter: Priscilla Auguste
Simmons RK, et al. Evaluation of the Framingham Risk Score in the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer-Norfolk Cohort. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Jun 9;168(11):1209-16.

January 27, 2009
Presenter: Maria Tellez, MD, MPH
Article: CARE Study Group. Maternal Caffeine Intake During Pregnancy and Risk of Fetal Growth Restriction: A Large Prospective Observational Study. BMJ Online First. 2008 Nov 3;337:a2332.

February 10, 2009
Presenter: Reza Alavi, MD, MBA, and Tope Olufade
Bolland MJ, et al. Vascular events in healthy older women receiving calcium supplementation: randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2008 Feb 2;336:262-266.

February 17, 2009
Presenter: Deanna Green, MD
Beasley R, et al. Association between paracetamol use in infancy and childhood, and risk of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in children aged -6-7 years: analysis from Phase Three of the ISAAC programme. Lancet Sep 20-26;372(9643):1039-1048.

February 24, 2009
Presenter: Saul Blecker, MD
GISSI-HF Investigators. Effect of rosuvastatin in patients with chronic heart failure (the GISSI-HF trial): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2008 Oct 4-10; 372(9645):1231-9.

March 3, 2009
Presenter: Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
Rifkin D, et al. Rapid Kidney Function Decline and Mortality Risk in Older Adults. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Nov 10;168(20):2212-8. and Cheng TY, et al. Mortality Risks for All Causes and Cardiovascular Diseases and Reduced GFR in a Middle-aged Working Population in Taiwan. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Dec;52(6):1051-60.

March 10, 2009
Presenter: Priya Palta
Sacks FM, et al. Comparison of weight-loss diets with different compositions of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. N Engl J Med. 2009 Feb 26;360(9):859-73.

March 24, 2009
Presenter: Tanjala Purnell, MPH
Ibrahim HN, et al. Long-Term Consequences of Kidney Donation. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 29;360(5):459-69.

March 31, 2009
Presenter: Deanna Cettomai
Article: Prospective Studies Collaboration. Body-mass index and cause-specific mortality in 900 000 adults: collaborative analyses of 57 prospective studies. Lancet. Published online, March 18, 2009.

April 7, 2009
Presenter: Julia Scialla, MD
Fellstrom, BC, et al. Rosuvastatin and Cardiovascular Events in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis. N Engl J Med. 2009 Apr 2;360(14):1395-1407.

April 14, 2009
Presenter: Rama Salhi
Ishitani K, et al. Caffeine Consumption and the Risk of Breast Cancer in a Large Prospective Cohort of Women. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Oct 13;168(18):2022-2031.

April 21, 2009
Presenter: Yiyi Zhang, BS
Article: Bibbins-Domingo K, et al. Racial Differences in Incident Heart Failure among Young Adults. N Engl JMed. 2009 Mar 19;360(12):1179-1190.

April 28, 2009
Presenter: Temitope Olufade, MS, MPH
Whooley MA, et al. Depressive Symptoms, Health Behaviors, and Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease. JAMA 2008;300 2379-2388.

May 5, 2009
Presenter: Miranda Jones
Pell JP, et al. Smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for acute coronary syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 31;359(5):482-91.

May 12, 2009
Presenter: Lauren Graham
Jencks SF, et al. Rehospitalizations among Patients in the Medicare Fee-for-Service Program. N Engl J Med.2009 Apr 2;360(14):1418-28.

May 19, 2009
Presenter: Steven Chen
Article: de Ruijter W, et al. Use of Framingham risk score and new biomarkers to predict cardiovascular mortality in older people: population based observational cohort study. BMJ 2009;338:a3083.

May 26, 2009
Presenter: Rashmi Kumar, MD
Chen J, et al. Metabolic syndrome and salt sensitivity of blood pressure in non-diabetic people in China: a dietary intervention study. Lancet. 2009 Mar 7;373(9666):829-35.



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