ESC 2021: Late-breaking Science Video Collection

Published: 02 September 2021

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ESC 2021 Discussion: The EMPEROR-Pooled Study

Milton Packer, Harriette Van Spall

Overview

Our regular review series View from the Thoraxcenter hosted by Prof Nicolas Van Mieghem and Dr Joost Daemen (Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL) provide a concise analysis of the late-breaking science results and spotlight impactful data. 

For a deeper dive into key clinical trial data, Dr Harriette Van Spall (McMaster University, Hamilton, CA) interviewed principal investigators on their studies, learnings, and applicability to clinical practice in her regular Late-Breaker Discussion Series

Short, accessible Expert Interviews were conducted with select faculty focusing on the results, applicability, and impact on future research.

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Part 1

View from the Thoraxcenter

In the latest episode View from the Thoraxcenter, Professor Nicolas Van Mieghem and Dr Joost Daemen (Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL) offer their concise analysis of the hot line and late-breaking trials that will be presented at ESC Congress 2021. What presentations should we look at for this weekend? Get your update on the importance of trials such as GUIDE-HF, MASTER DAPT, TOMAHAWK and many more delivered by our world-class experts, Professor Van Mieghem and Dr Joost Daemen.

Part 2

Late-breaker Discussion Series

Host, Dr Harriette Van Spall interviews the late-breaker and hot line presenters of ESC Congress 2021.

Part 4

Masterclass with Dr Harriette Van Spall & Dr Birgit Vogel

In the ESC Congress 2021 episode of the Masterclass video series, host, Dr Harriette Van Spall (McMaster University, CA) meets with Dr Birgit Vogel (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US), one of the commissioners and first author of the "The Lancet women and cardiovascular disease Commission: reducing the global burden by 2030" report.

Faculty Biographies

Milton Packer

Milton Packer

Distinguished Scholar in Cardiovascular Science

Personal History

Dr Milton Packer was born to Polish immigrants in 1951 and raised in Philadelphia, US. Prior to studying medicine, he was politically active in the 1960s. In his words: “The focus of my upbringing was education, but the major guiding principle in my childhood years (and throughout my entire life) was an uncompromising sense of justice. I was always imbued with the need to strive for and defend the truth.” He began his career in cardiology during a pivotal time for the field, just as interventional cardiology and

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Harriette Van Spall

Harriette Van Spall

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of E-Health and Virtual Care

Dr Harriette Van Spall is an Associate Professor of Medicine and cardiologist and serves as Director of E-Health at McMaster University, Canada. She completed her medical and postgraduate clinical training at the University of Toronto and earned a Master of Public Health degree at Harvard University, US. Dr Van Spall is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research-funded clinical trialist and researcher with a focus on heart failure, health services, and health disparities.

She has garnered more than $4 million in research funding, has won several research awards, and has published her work in high-impact medical journals. She is an invited speaker, media correspondent, and editorial board member active in peer review at several high-impact medications journals and grant funding agencies, including Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

Dr Van Spall is an Editorial Board…

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