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Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 9/14/2018Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/14/2018End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Stem Cell-derived Human Cardiac Muscle: Bench to Bedside Opportunities and Challenges in Neonatology

Presented By
Joseph M. Metzger, PhD, Maurice B. Visscher Endowed Chair in Physiology, professor and chair of the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota Medical School

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate the maturation process of stem cell-derived cardiac muscle
  • Apply the concepts from this translational research to promising, specific clinical endeavors
  • Describe the potential contribution of these regenerative models and procedures to the management of congenital heart defects

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Continuing Medical Education Credits
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by St. Christopher's Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Dr. Metzger has disclosed that he is Chair, Scientific Advisory Board at Phrixus Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Additional Information
Continental breakfast is available at 7:30 a.m. outside DiGeorge Center. Parking passes for visiting physicians are available.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@americanacademic.com
Angelo M. DiGeorge Teaching Center
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