Winner of the Prestigious Awards in the Past few Years




Year Month Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy
Young Investigator's Award
  Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh
Young Investigator's Award
2017 Mar Abhishek Sharma, MD  1 Aditya C. Shekhar
      Navkaranbir S. Bajaj MD, MPH
2016 Nov Yash B. Jobanputra, MD   Nirav Patel, MBBS
  Apr Megha Prasad MD   Deepakraj Garjanana MD
2015 Nov   Kashish Goel MBBS   Garima Arora, MD 
  Mar Mohit Pahuja MD   Ankur Kalra MD
 2014  Nov Apurva Patel MD    Arun Kanmanthareddy MD
  Mar Akhil Parashar, MD 1 Subroto Acharjee, MD
      2 Roosha Parikh, MD
2013 Nov Ganesh Athappan, MD   Forum Kamdar, MD 
       Manavjot S.Sidhu, MD
  Mar Shikhar Agarwal MD MPH CPH 1 Amit K. Pursnani, MD
      2  Nirmanmoh Bhatia, MD
2012 Nov Dharam J Kumbhani, MD, SM, MRCP 1 Partha Sardar MD
      2 Gaurav Tyagi MD
  Mar Arun Kannan MD 1 Venkatesh L. Murthy, MD, Ph.D
       2 Kunal Teli MBBS, MD 
2011 Nov Amita Singh, MD 1 Raffay S. Khan, MD
       2 Danny J. Eapen, MD  
  Apr Saurav Chatterjee, MD   1 Nikhil V. Munshi, MD  
   
Partho P. Sengupta, MD
2010 Nov Sandeep S. Patel, MD 1 Ravinder R. Valadri, MD
  2 Anand Rohatgi, MD
Mar Param Puneet Singh, MD 1 Sirtaz Adatya, MD
  2 Preeti Singh, MD
2009 Nov Navinder Sawhney, MD 1 Jon C. George, MD
  2 Nehal N. Mehta MD
Mar Jai Varma, MD 1 Dipanjan Banerjee, MD
  2 Abhinav Goyal, MD, MHS
2008 Nov Sarabjeet Singh, MD 1 Pawan D. Patel, MD
  2 Gautam R. Shroff, MBBS
Mar Vatsal Inamdar, MD   Charu Gandotra, MD
2007 Nov Mintu Turakhia, MD   Muthu Vaduganathan, MD
Mar Rajat Deo, MD   Apurva A. Motivala, MD
2006 Nov Pridhvi Yelamanchili, MD   Kalpana Prakasa, MD
Mar Rajni K. Rao, MD   Asim N. Cheema, MD
2005 Nov Sanjiv J. Shah, MD   Sunil C. Shroff, MD
Mar Uday Kumar, MD   Shekhar P. Kumar, MD
2004 Nov Sreekanth Vemulapalli, MD   Pradeep P.A. Mammen, MD
Mar Vishal Gupta, M.D., M.P.H   Dipan J. Shah, MD
2003 Nov Nirat Beohar, MD   Padmini Varadarajan, MD
Mar Dinesh Kalra,MD   Binoy K. Singh
2002 Nov Gurpreet Baweja, MD   Hitinder S. Gurm, MD
Mar Sujood Ahmed, MD   Kishore J. Harjai, MD

(Please note: If you have received any of the above awards and want us to include your name in the list above, please send us an email at info@aacio.org )
Winning Abstracts


2017

March

Abhishek Sharma, M.D.1,2.; Carl J. Lavie, M.D.3; Sammy Elmariah, M.D.4,5, MPH; Jeffrey S. Borer, M.D1,6.; Samin K. Sharma, M.D.7; Sreekanth Vemulapalli, M.D.8; Babatunde A. Yerokun, M.D.8.9; Zhuokai Li, Ph.D.8; Roland A. Matsouaka, Ph.D.8,10; Jonathan D. Marmur, M.D.1 (1). Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY; (2). Institute of Cardiovascular Research and Technology, Brooklyn, NY; (3). Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School-the University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA; (4). Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston; (5). Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Boston; (6). The Howard Gilman Institute for Heart Valve Diseases and the Schiavone Institute for Cardiovascular Translational Research, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY; (7). Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart & Vascular Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; (8). Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC; (9). Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; (10). Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, NC selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP.Title: Relationship of Body Mass Index with Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Results From the National Cardiovascular Data- STS/ACC TVT Registry.



Aditya C. Shekhar
, H. Kawai MD, Ph.D, F. Chaudhry MS, H. Boersma MD, Ph.D, T. Nakahara MD, Ph.D, T. Tanimoto MD, Ph.D, A. Petrov MD, Ph.D, N. Narula MD, J. Narula MD, Ph.D. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: Feasibility of Imaging of Apoptosis with Low Radiation in the Post Infarct Myocardium.



Navkaranbir S. Bajaj, MD MPH
a, Orlando M. Gutiérrez MDb,c, Garima Arora MD, MRCPa, Suzanne E. Judd PhDd, Nirav Patel MDa, Aleena Bennettd, Sumanth D. Prabhu MDa, George Howard PhDc, Virginia J. Howard PhDc, Mary Cushman MD, MSce, Pankaj Arora MDa
aDivision of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.; bDivision of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, U.S.A.; cDepartment of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.; dDepartment of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.; eDepartment of Medicine, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, U.S.A. NY selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Basic Science Title: NTproBNP and all-cause mortality by race: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort.


2016

November

Yash B. Jobanputra, MD, Brandon Jones, MD, Kimi Sato, MD, Arnav Kumar, MD, Samir R. Kapadia, MD, FACC. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: "Difference in angle of orientation of the aortic valve in the annular plane on CTA compared to post valve deployment on fluoroscopy in TAVR patients".  


Nirav Patel, MBBS1, Rajat Kalra, MD2, Hemant Godara, MD1, Lorenzo Berra,MD3, Garima Arora, MD1, MRCP, Navkaranbir S Bajaj, MD1, Pankaj Arora, MD1. 1Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA; 2Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA; 3Department of Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Basic Science title "Targeted Temperature Management Strategies After Cardiac Arrest: Should We Re-Evaluate the Role of Hypothermia?".



April

Megha Prasad MD, Jaskanwal Sara MBBS, Ryan Lennon MS, Rachel Le MD, Malcolm Bell MD, and Gregory Barsness MD. Mayo Clinic, Division of Cardiology, Rochester MN selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: "Utility of Zwolle Risk Score in identifying patients at risk for 30-day reshospitalization/mortality".


Deepakraj Gajanana MD, Edinrin Obasare MD, Vikas Bhalla MD, Mary Rodriguez Ziccardi MD, Vincent Figueredo MD, D. Lynn Morris MD, Gregg Pressman MD. Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA , selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: "Does Diastolic Wall Strain Predict Mortality in Severe Aortic Stenosis?".


2015

November

1Kashish Goel MBBS, 1Rajiv Gulati MD, 1Guy S. Reeder MD, 2Ryan J. Lennon MS, 2Bradley R. Lewis MS, 1Atta Behfar, MD, PhD, 1Gurpreet S. Sandhu MD, 1Charanjit S. Rihal MD, 1Mandeep Singh MD. Combined Association of Body Mass Index and Serum Creatinine with Cause of Death in Elderly patients undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. 1Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine; 2Division of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Garima Arora¹, Philimon Gona², Carol J. Salton³, David D. McManus³, Christopher J. O’Donnell³, Warren J. Manning³,4, Michael L. Chuang3,4. Impact of Sex and Advancing Age on Left Atrial Volume and Shape: the Framingham Heart Study
¹University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA, ²University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, USA ³NHLBI’s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA. 4Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.


March

Mohit Pahuja M.D., Mohammad Zghouzi M.D., Vijay Swarup M.D., Akash Makkar M.D. St.Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Arizona Heart Rhythm Center, Phoenix, Arizona, selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: " Combining Radiofrequency catheter ablation and watchman procedure: A new approach to prevent thrombo-embolism in Atrial Fibrillation".

Ankur Kalra, MD,*¦ Yashashwi Pokharel, MD, MSCR,† Ravi S. Hira, MD,†Samantha Risch, BS,‡ Veronique Vicera, BS,‡ Qiong Li, PhD,‡ Ram N. Kalra, MD,*Prafulla G. Kerkar, MD,†† Ganesh Kumar, MD,‡‡ Thomas M. Maddox, MD,MSc,¶ William J. Oetgen, MD, MBA,‡ Nathan Glusenkamp, MA,‡ Mintu P.Turakhia, MD, MAS," Salim S. Virani, MD, PhD§§†. *Department of Medicine,Division of Cardiology, Kalra Hospital SRCNC (Sri Ram Cardio- thoracic &Neurosciences Centre) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India; ¦Minneapolis Heart Institute atAbbott Northwestern Hospital and Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology,Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN; †Department of Medicine, BaylorCollege of Medicine, Houston, TX; ‡American College of Cardiology Foundation,Washington, DC; ††King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Seth G S MedicalCollege, and Asian Heart Institute and Research Center, Mumbai, India; ‡‡L HHiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, India; ¶Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health CareSystem, Denver, Colorado; University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver,Colorado; Colorado Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Consortium, Denver,Colorado; "Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford UniversitySchool of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA; §§Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research andDevelopment Center for Innovations, Houston, TX
selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award. Title: "Cardiovascular Disease Performance Measures in the Outpatient Setting in India: Insights from the American College of Cardiology's PINNACLE IndiaQuality Improvement Program (PIQIP)".


2014
November

Apurva Patel MD, James Lai MD, Roosha Parikh MD, J.R. Exequiel Pineda MD PhD, Stephen G. Ellis MD, E. Murat Tuzcu MD, Samir R. Kapadia MD. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: " Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Reasonable Alternative to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Occlusion presenting as ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction ?".


Arun Kanmanthareddy1, MD, MS, Madhu Reddy2, MD; Venkata Sandeep Koripalli2, MBBS; Avanija Buddam2, MBBS; Venkata Alla1, MD; Husseim Abuissa1, MD; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy2, MD. 1. Cardiology Division, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE. 2. Cardiology Division, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS. selected for for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award. Title: " Efficacy of Cryoablation Technique for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation".


March

Dr Akhil Parashar, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: " Renin-Angiotensin System Blockade after Percutaneous Intervention for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Normal Ejection Fraction".

Dr. Subroto Acharjee, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: “Impact of High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol on Revascularization Procedures in Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: A Post-hoc analysis from the COURAGE trial ".

Dr. Roosha Parikh Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: " Different mortality predictors in aortic stenosis patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement ".
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2013
November

Dr Ganesh Athappan, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart & Vascular Institute, Case Western Reserve University/ MetroHealth Campus, Cleveland, Ohio selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: " Optimal Medical Therapy Compared to Revascularization for Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Evidence from a Comprehensive Mixed Treatment Comparison".

Dr Forum Kamdar, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: "In Vitro Modeling of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Cardiomyopathy Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSC)".

Dr Manavjot S. Sidhu, Cardiac MR PET CT program, Division of Cardiology and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School selected for for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: "Feasibility and Accuracy of Adenosine Dual-Energy CT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging to Detect Myocardial Ischemia"


March

Dr Shikhar Agarwal, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: " Radiation Scatter and its Attributes in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory".

Dr. Amit K. Pursnani selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: " Potential of Coronary CT Angiography to Optimize Medical Therapy in Patients With Acute Chest Pain: Insights from the Rule Out Myocardial Infarction Using Computer Assisted Tomography (ROMICAT) Trial ".

Dr. Nirmanmoh Bhatia selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: " Saline Contrast Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Is Superior to Two-Dimensional Echocardiography for the Diagnosis of Intrapulmonary Shunt but Similar for Patent Foramen Ovale Detection ".




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2012
November

Dr Dharam J Kumbhani, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: " A comparison of aspiration and mechanical thrombectomy versus primary angioplasty in patients with acute myocardial infarction: A meta-analysis of randomized trials".

Dr Partha Sardar, New York Medical College-Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, New York, selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: " New Oral Anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation and previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack: meta- analysis of randomized trials and indirect treatment".

Dr Gaurav Tyagi, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, selected for for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: " Degenerative Mitral Stenosis: Natural History, Correlates Of Progression And Biological Predictors Of Survival ".

April
Dr Arun Kannan Canton Medical Education Foundation, Canton, OH selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: "Mortality Outcome in Patients With Impella Support- A Community Hospital Experience".


Dr Venkatesh L. Murthy Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Internal Medicine and Radiology and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: "Gender Effects on Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease". 

Dr Kunal Teli, St. Joseph Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, selected for for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging. Title: "Correlation Between Clinical And Haemodynalic Parameters In Acute Decompensated Heart Failure".

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2011
November
Dr Amita Singh selected for Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award Interventional/EP. Title: "Does Triple Therapy with Cilostazol Reduce the Risk of Restenosis in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention? Insights from a Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials".

Dr. Raffay S. Khan selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Basic Science Title: "Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Corrects Adipose Tissue Inflamation and Adiponectin Resistance in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure".

Dr. Danny J. Eapen selected for Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award Preventive/Imaging Title: "Migrant South Asian Women have increased arterial stiffness compared to Black and White Women residing in the United States".

April
Dr. Saurav Chatterjee received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award and presented the abstract on “Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Prevents Mortality and Heart Failure in Patients with   Prior Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia – A MADIT – CRT Subset Analysis”.

 

Dr. Nikhil V. Munshi received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on “Using Zebrafish to Dissect the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying AVN Formation”.

Dr. Partho P. Sengupta received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on “Left Ventricular Efficiency in Heart Failure is Related to the Sequence of Vortex Circulation:  Insights Using High Resolution Echo Particle Imaging Velocimetry”.


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2010
November
Dr. Sandeep S. Patel received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award and presented the abstract on "Safety and Efficacy of Pacemaker Reuse in a Charity Hospital in India". 

 

Dr. Ravinder R. Valadri received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on "Oxidative Stress Induced Vitamin D Deficiency can Lead to Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction".  

Dr. Anand Rohatgi received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on "Increased Plasma Levels of Growth Differentiation Factor-15 (GDF-15) Associate with Atherosclerosis and Mortality in a Young, Multi-Ethnic Population:  Observations from the Dallas Heart Study". 

 

March
Dr. Param Puneet Singh  received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award and presented the abstract on “Effectiveness and Safety of Transradial Approach for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials”


Dr. Sirtaz Adatya received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on “Circulating Caspase-3 P17 Levels and Echocardiographic Parameters in Decompensated Heart Failure Patients with Preserved Ejection Fraction”.

 

Dr. Preeti Singh received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on “The Relationship between Anthropometric Measures and Traditional Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors among Asian Indians in the United States”.

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2009
November
Dr. Navinder Sawhney received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award and presented the abstract on "Segmental Pulmonary Vein Isolation May be the Preferred Initial Ablation Approach in Patients with Symptomatic Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation."

Dr. Jon C. George received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on " Expanded and Genetically Modified Human Cord Blood-Derived CD133+ Stem Cells Improves Cadiac Function in a Rat Model of Acute Myocardial Infarction."

Dr. Nehal N. Mehta received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on " Insulin Resistance and Presence of the Metabolic Syndrome Predicts Burden of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Type 2 Diabetes."

March
Dr. Sarabjeet Singh received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award and presented the abstract on "Outcomes of Non-emergent Coronary Angioplasty With And Without Onsite Surgical Backup: A Meta-Analysis."

Dr. Pawan D Patel received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on "Endothelial Dysfunction in healthy first degree Asian-Indian relatives with a family history of premature coronary artery disease."

Dr. Gautam R Shroff received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on "Relationship between Carotid Artery Stiffness Index, BNP and High-Sensitivity CRP."

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2008
November
Dr. Sarabjeet Singh received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award and presented the abstract on "Outcomes of Non-emergent Coronary Angioplasty With And Without Onsite Surgical Backup: A Meta-Analysis."

Dr. Pawan D Patel received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on "Endothelial Dysfunction in healthy first degree Asian-Indian relatives with a family history of premature coronary artery disease."

Dr. Gautam R Shroff received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on "Relationship between Carotid Artery Stiffness Index, BNP and High-Sensitivity CRP."

March
Dr. Vatsal Inamdar received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Award and presented the abstract on "The utility of implantable loop recorders in for diagnosing unexplained syncope in 100 consecutive patients: five year, single-center experience."

Dr. Charu Gandotra received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Award and presented the abstract on "Cardiovascular Lesions in African American Patients with HIV in an Inner City Teaching Hospital."

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2007
November
Dr. Mintu Turakhia received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator’s Award and presented an abstract on "High Prevalence of Untreated Dyslipidemia and Metabolic Risk Factors among South Asian in Northern California: Identification of an Unmet Clinical Need."

Dr. Muthu Vaduganathan received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator's Award and presented his abstract on "Platelet Reactivity and Response to Aspirin in Subjects with the Metabolic Syndrome".

March
Dr Rajat Deo received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator’s Award and presented an abstract on the, "Kidney Dysfunction and Fatal Cardiovascular Disease - an Association Independent of Atherosclerotic Events: Results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study."

Dr Apurva A. Motivala received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator's Award and presented his abstract on “Cardiovascular Risk, Obesity, and Myocardial Blood Flow in Postmenopausal Women."

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2006
March
Dr. Rajni K. Rao received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator's Award and presented an abstract on the, "Reduced Ventricular Volumes and Improved Systolic Performance with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Comparison of Simultaneous Biventricular Pacing vs. Sequential Biventricular Pacing vs. Left Univentricular Pacing"

Dr. Asim N. Cheema received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator's Award and presented his abstract on "SU11218, a PDGFR and VEGFR2 Inhibitor Blocks Adventitial Angiogenesis and Prevents Intimal Hyperplasia after Coronary Stenting in a Procine Model."

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2005
November
Dr. Sanjiv J Shah received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator’s Award and presented an abstract on "Physiology of the Third Heart Sound: Novel Insights from Tissue Doppler Imaging and Invasive Left Ventricular Hemodynamics"

Dr. Sunil C Shroff received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator's Award and presented his abstract on "Selective Aldosterone Blockade is More Effective than ACE-Inhibition in Suppressing Inducibility of Sustained Atrial Tachyarrhythmias in the Canine Rapid Ventricular Pacing-Induced Heart Failure Model".

March
Dr. Uday Kumar received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator's Award and presented an abstract on the, "The Novel Use of Blood Pool Scintigraphy to Guide Coronary Sinus Lead Placement in Heart Failure Patients Requiring Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy"

Dr. Shekar P Kumar received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator’s Award and presented his abstract on "Clinical Correlation Between Increased Lung To Heart Ratio Of Tecnetium-99m Sestamibi And Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease".

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2004
November
Dr. Sreekant Vemulapalli received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator’s Award and presented an abstract on "Exogenously Administered Adult Stem Cells Localize Preferentially to the Bone Marrow and Aorta in Atherosclerotic Mice: In Vivo Localization and Quantification with Ultra High Resolution Pinhole Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography"

Dr. Pradeep PA Mammen received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator’s Award and presented his abstract on "Cytoglobin: A Novel Cardioprotective Factor in the Stressed Heart".

March
Dr. Vishal Gupta received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator’s Award and presented an abstract on "Atrial Septal Defects in a Large Popular of Ischemic Stroke Patients: Age Distribution, Gender and Race".

Dr. Dipen J Shah received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator’s Award and presented his abstract on "Contrast MRI Predicts Reverse Remodeling and Contractile Improvement in Akinetic Thinned Myocardium".

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2003
November
Dr. Nirat Beohar received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator’s Award and presented an abstract on "The Antirestenotic Effects of a Locally Delivered Caspase Inhibitor in a Balloon Injury Model"

Dr. Padmini Varadarajan received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator's Award and presented his abstract on "Prognostic Importance of Hemoglobin in Congestive Heart Failure Patients with Normal Ejection Fraction: Results from a Cohort of 1079 Patients".

March
Dr. Dinesh Kalra received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator's Award and presented an abstract on "The Antirestenotic Effects of a Locally Delivered Caspase Inhibitor in a Balloon Injury Model "The Role of cytokines in determining contractile depression and viability in hibernating myocardium in man"

Dr. Binoy K. Singh received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator’s Award and presented his abstract on " as winner: Contractile Reserve by Echocardiography is a Better Predictor of Cardiovascular Mortality than Nuclear Viability by SPECT Perfusion Imaging"

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2002
November
Dr Gurpreet Baweja received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator’s Award and presented an abstract on "Prevalence of stroke and associated risk factors for atherosclerosis in Asian Indians living in USA."

Dr Hitinder S. Gurm received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator’s Award and presented his abstract on "Pre-procedural white blood cell count predicts long-term mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention: Implications of arterial inflammation."

March
Dr Sajood Ahmed received the Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy Young Investigator's Award and presented his abstract on " Use fulness of transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiography in the identification of individual segment/scallop prolapse of mitral valve."

Dr Kishore J. Harjai received the Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator's Award and presented his abstract on "Clinical outcomes of diabetic and non-diabetic patients undergoing primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction: Is diabetes mellitus an independent predictor of poor outcome?"

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