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Public lecture by Valentin Fuster


Public lecture by Dr Valentín Fuster

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Dr Valentín Fuster is Physician-in-Chief and Director of The Mount Sinai Medical Centre

The seminar discussed the three trends occurring in today’s cardiovascular field: the move from treating disease to promoting health; the integration of the heart and the brain in health and disease and the new technology, specifically the emergence of imaging, genetics and tissue regeneration.

Dr. Fuster serves The Mount Sinai Medical Center as Physician-in-Chief, as well as Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health. He is also the Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Fuster was the President of Science and is now the General Director of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) in Madrid, Spain.

Among the seemingly countless positions of distinction that he holds are Past President of the American Heart Association, Past President of the World Heart Federation, Member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences where he serves as Chair of the committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease, former member of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Advisory Council, and former Chairman of the Fellowship Training Directors Program of the American College of Cardiology. Thirty distinguished universities throughout the world have granted him Honorary Doctorate Degrees.

This event is one of a series organised in conjunction with the Prince of Asturias Foundation, and offers a public view of the “Transactions: Spain in the history of the Royal Society” exhibition.

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