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Webinar:  Enhancing ACE2 and Ang 1-7 actions a novel therapy for heart failure 

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019 
Time: 9h00 PT, 10h00 MT, 11h00 CT 12h00 ET, 13h00 AT 
Presenters: Dr. Vaibhav Patel

The renin-angiotensin system is a peptidergic system that is well known for its role in the regulation of blood pressure and fluid homeostasis. Inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system, using angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers, has been the cornerstone of heart failure therapy. 

In this webinar, Dr. Patel will highlight the role of the renin-angiotensin system in the onset and progression of heart failure. Dr. Patel’s recent research work on the novel arm of the renin-angiotensin system, specifically ACE2 (a homolog of ACE) and angiotensin 1-7, in heart failure, diabetic cardiomyopathy, and vascular disease provides robust scientific evidence supporting the therapeutic potential of ACE2 and angiotensin 1-7. Please join us also to learn how fundamental preclinical research and its translation into a clinical study paves the way for potential novel therapy.

To register email kathryn@cccn.ca


CCCN AB, NU & NWT: Journal Club & AGM 

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019 
Time: Check in ‪6:00pm‬, Dinner ‪begins at 6:30pm‬, Presentation: ‪7:00 pm‬
Topic: Marijuana and the Heart
Speaker: Dr. Mike Slawnych
LocationMacEwan Conference and Event Centre (located at U of C), the Escalus Room

This event had 40 seats available, but is now SOLD OUT!

Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) 2019

Date: October 24-27, 2019
Location: Montreal, Quebec
For more information go tohttp://www.cardiocongress.org


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