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FDA Public Workshop: Assessment of Cardiovascular Toxicities in Immuno-oncology Trials
Posted by Moslehi on January 22, 2018

On Friday, December 1, 2017, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public workshop entitled, “Assessment of Cardiovascular Toxicities in Immuno-oncology Trials”. This workshop provided a forum for discussion of cardiovascular toxicities in immuno-oncology clinical trials. The workshop focused on the identification...

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Manuscripts published in Circulation raise awareness for immune checkpoint inhibitor associated myocarditis
Posted by Moslehi on January 22, 2018

Two manuscripts published on November 21, 2017 of the journal Circulation bring additional awareness for the syndrome of immune checkpoint-inhibitor (ICI)-associated myocarditis. Thuny and colleagues (Hospital Nord, Marseille, France) present a case series of 30 patients with ICI-induced cardiotoxicity. Cardiotoxicity was diagnosed at a...

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Cardio-Oncology highlighted at American Heart Association Annual Meeting 2017
Posted by Moslehi on January 22, 2018

There were several cardio-oncology sessions at the American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting which occurred in November 2017 in Anaheim, California. A session called “The Emerging Science of Cardio-Oncology” focused on the rapidly evolving area of clinical practice in cancer patients with heart failure or acute coronary...

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Outstanding job by @VUMC_heart cardiology fellow @RichaGuptaMD giving an overview of #COVID19 & myocardial dysfunction! @lisamendes__ @BoydDamp @jehahu @sanjayvdesai @OslerResidency @KAmancherla @EimanJahangir @VUMChealth @American_Heart @AHAScience

@thebyrdlab At Vandy, we’re researching the immune-cardiac interactions with COVID-19 associated cardiomyopathy with novel techniques. If you have tissue from these #covidstemi mimics and would like to participate, see below or DM me. @LindenfeldJoann @CardioOncology @JJheart_doc

Outstanding job by @JuneWRhee & rest of the @StanfordMed team @SeanM_Wu @Ron_Witteles @StanfordCVI on this #COVID19 overview. Lots of CV questions w/ #SARS_COV_2 Big question for me - how much does direct viral infection of cardiomyocytes play a role in pathology?

Great "virtual" @American_Heart #CardioOnc subcommittee meeting today. 4 AHA statements coming out by this group in the next year! Also Great #FIT on team! @HanZhuMD @Melissa_Moey Looking forward to #AHA20 programing in #CardioOnc @HeartBobH @ivorbenjamin2 @thomasjwang1 @dmljmd