AACIO Fall meeting Nov 2012

The Lotus Room at Tanzore Restaurant
50 North La Cienaga Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (310) 652-3894

04 Nov 2012
6:00-10:00 pm

Indian Medical Association of Greater Los Angeles (IMALA) and American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin (AACIO)

Dinner Symposium

Registration is Complimentary. RSVP to Lindy Chapman, phone: 205-934-8256;
e-mail: lindyc@uab.edu
5:15 p.m. – Two buses will leave the Los Angeles Convention Center at the transit bus pickup area on Figueroa at Pico Street. The signs on the buses will indicate “Indian Physician Meeting”. Buses will return to several hotels after the entertainment program around 10:00 p.m..
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Registration
6:30 – 7:45 p.m. Scientific Program. Chairpersons: Drs. Kailash Dhamija, Navin C. Nanda and Kul Aggarwal
6:30 – 6:35 p.m. Introduction by Chairpersons
6:35 –7:05 p.m. Stem Cell Therapy in Heart Disease. Tim Henry, Jr., M.D.
7:05 – 7:15 p.m. Discussion and Questions from the audience
7:15 – 7:35 p.m. Management of Hyponatremia in Heart Failure with Particular Reference to the Minorities. Dr. Debasish Roychoudhury
7:35 – 7:45 p.m. Discussion and Questions from the audience

Snacks and Cocktails will be served on the tables during the Scientific Program

7:45 – 8:00 p.m. AACIO Honorees and Young Investigator Awards .
Posters of the Young Investigator Awardees will be available for viewing prior to the beginning of the Scientific Program
8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Dinner (Indian Cuisine) and Cultural Entertainment
10:00 p.m. Adjournment

We would like to acknowledge support from Boehringer-Ingelheim, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and St. Jude Medical

Learning Objectives
We expect the attendees to:
• Acquire knowledge of the basics of stem cells and stem cell therapy
• Learn the usefulness of stem cell therapy in various types of heart disease
• Gain knowledge of the current limitations of stem cell therapy and future perspectives
• Acquire and enhance his/her knowledge of identifying various aspects and significance of hyponatremia in heart failure.
Kul Aggarwal, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Missouri and Chief, Cardiology Section, Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital, Columbia, Missouri

Tim Henry, Jr., MD, Director of Research, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kailash Dhamija, MD, President, Indian Medical Association of Greater Los Angeles (IMALA), Los Angeles, California

Navin C. Nanda, MD, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Senior Scientist, Minority Health and Research Center and UAB Center for Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

Debasish Roychoudhury, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York