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Medicine Grand Rounds Point-Counterpoint, Raven Voora and Alan Hinderliter “Hypertension Guidelines: Are They Realistic?”

May 23, 2019

The 2017 ACC-AHA Hypertension Guideline proposes a new definition of hypertension, and advocates lower blood pressure treatment thresholds and goals for many individuals with high blood pressure. As a result, more elderly patients are diagnosed with hypertension and are treated more aggressively with medications. Drs. Voora and Hinderliter will discuss the pros and cons of … Continued

Gehi Receives Sewell Family – McAllister Distinguished Professorship

February 19, 2019

Anil Kishin Gehi, MD, professor of medicine in the division of cardiology, has been awarded the Sewell Family-McAllister Distinguished Professorship in Electrophysiology. The professorship is designed to recognize an outstanding clinician, teacher, and scholar–who is a leader in the field of electrophysiology–from the division of cardiology and the UNC McAllister Heart Institute.

McAllister Heart Institute Seminar Series: Yoh-suke Mukouyama, Ph.D

February 6, 2019

Speaker: Yoh-suke Mukouyama, Ph.D, National Institutes of HealthTopic:Macrophage control of neuronal and vascular development Brief summary: Macrophages have diverse functions in immunity as well as in homeostasis, yet their functions during organ development remain largely undefined. Our work employs high-resolution whole-mount imaging and genetic tools to determine how embryonic tissue-resident macrophages influence neuronal and vascular … Continued