Welcome to International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (HEARTACADEMY.ORG)
 

IACS members:

  • are eligible for election as Fellows of the Academy at appropriate times
  • will have free access to Academy Web Site – www.heartacademy.org which now includes “CV NETWORK ONLINE” AND are encouraged to submit articles for CV NETWORK
  • will receive significant discounts on subscriptions to the official journals of the Academy
  • may take advantage of meaningful discounts for attendance at Academy Congresses and Meetings
  • will be able to access contact ELECTRONICALLY with all Members and Fellows for ease of networking
  • will be supported to host meetings to be sponsored by the Academy

Click here to become an IACS member.

 “The challenge for the Academy and its members is to adopt a mind-set, which continuously raises the question of how new and existing knowledge, can be translated into prevention, improved diagnosis and therapy of cardiovascular disease. This approach offers the hope of  a continued reduction in morbidity and mortality due to cardiovascular diseases.” Howard Morgan, founding President


Interview with Dr.  Chugh by Charles Adler on CJOB Winnipeg on. Sept. 5/14

Sumeet S. Chugh is Director of the Heart Rhythm Center, Associate Director of the Heart Institute and holder of the Pauline and Harold Price Endowed Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiologyat the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles;and Professor of Medicine-in-Residence at UCLA. He is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist and investigator, and his research program focuses on population-based approaches to mechanisms of sudden cardiac death. He founded, and continues to direct the Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study, ongoing since 2002.

 

World Heart Day was celebrated in Winnipeg on October 3, featuring 5th Harold Buchwald Heart Health by Dr. Salim Yusuf, President-Elect of the World Heart  Federation at MANSHIELD CONSTRUCTION HEART HEALTH LUNCHEON.  Click here for info.

If you missed the MANSHIELD CONSTRUCTION HEART HEALTH LUNCHEON featuring the 5th Harold Buchwald Lecture on October 3, 2013, please support initiative to encourage people to engage in their own heart health by donating. Click here.

Click here for Dr Yusuf's extraordinary talk!

For a great interview about Dr Yusuf's life and career,   GO TO theheart.org

CBC Winnipeg's Terry MacLeod served as M C Oct 3 Luncheon

Terry MacLeod checked in last January with his morning show co-host Marcy Markusa, letting listeners know how his recovery from quintuple bypass surgery was going. (CBC)
to hear of his incredible experience, CLICK ON: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2013/01/23/mb-terry-macleod-bypass-surgery-manitoba.html

Dr. Salim Yusuf's interview on CJOB Winnipeg's "Health Report" which Greg Mackilng recorded at the Winnipeg Convention Centre following Dr. Yusuf's 5th Harold Buchwald Heart Health Lecture "MOST PREMATURE HEART DISEASE IS PREVENTABLE"

Special Edition October 3, 2013

A special edition of CV Network was produced for guests at the Luncheon, Please click here to enjoy

  

L- R -  Dr. Naranjan Dhalla (Founder and Executive Director I A C S ); Dr. Henry Friesen (Past-President of the Medical Research  Council of Canada and helped transform it to Canadian Institutes of Health Research); Justin Bova (Managing Partner of Luncheon Sponsor Manshield Construction); Dr. Salim Yusuf (President - Elect of the World Heart Federation); Dr. Arnold Naimark (President Emeritus, University of Manitoba)

A Unique Celebration of World Heart Day in Winnipeg on October 3, 2013

The Manshield Construction Heart Health Luncheon was an initiative of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences in collaboration with Myles Robinson Memorial Heart Trust and the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation. Close to 300 enjoyed a heart-healthy lunch featuring  very delicious omega 3 rich flax-crusted salmon at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg.

Leaders of Manitoba's Cardiovascular Research community joined the Luncheon Sponsor following the 5th Harold Buchwald Heart Health Lecture "Most Premature Heart Disease is Preventable"by Dr. Salim Yusuf which can be enjoyed in full on www.heartacademy.org.


L-R - Irene and Mike Czubryt, Lorrie Kirshenbaum, Gail and Grant Pierce,  Alex  Austria, Chick LaFleche, Delfin, Henry Freisen, Justin Deniset

Our special friend Delfin Rodriguez, from Holguin Cuba, was in Winnipeg on Nov. 8 and honoured with the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences' Vincenzo Panagia Award.  To enjoy Delfin's Lecture, go to http://www.sbrc.tv/1/Watch/301.aspx (scroll across to 1:30:15)

 

Manshield Construction Heart Health Luncheon

NOT ONLY AN AWESOME TALK but an outstanding Heart Healthy treat loaded with Omega 3 salmon and FLAX!
Transplant recipient speaks from the heart

The person in the front of the canoe in this photo is Kristin Millar. The remarkable thing about this scene is that Kristin was attached to an LVAD (a Left Ventricular Assistive Device) – a pump that does the work the heart does for most of us, without our thinking about it much. [photo by Kathy Stinson - click here to read her article about Kristin]

Kristin Millar told CBC's Information Radio what it is like to get a chance for a future after getting a heart transplant. Click here for interview.

You Can Avoid A Heart Attack

Bill Clinton:  Decide to live a healthier life

Click here to enjoy CNN's Dr Sanjay Gupta with President Clinton

Photo taken by Ivan Berkowitz at President Clinton’s Health Matters Conference in Palm Springs  CA on January 17, 2012  -  click here for more details.

Avoiding Heart Attacks

What's a sign of heart attack? Anything

Dr. Louis Ignarro

Nobel Laureate, IACS Fellow and Medal of Merit Recipient spoke in Winnipeg about his personal path to "NO More Heart Attacks"

Click here to enjoy his talk:

 Dr. Noel Bairey Merz

In addition to the report on the interview by Dr Oz,  Dr. Noel Bairey Merz made an extraordinary talk on TEDxWomen.

Click here to learn from her and also an incredible introduction by Barbra Streisand

 

HEART HEALTH - Supplement to the Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, September 8, 2012

Heart stem cell pioneer to get IACS Medal of Merit.
Cardiovascular diseases are the world’s No. 1 killer. They claim 18 million lives every year.
Buckwald helped make vision a reality.

Click here for article

Academy Fellow Robert Lefkowitz Awarded 2012 Nobel Prize

Dr. Lefkowitz is a Fellow of IACS. To enjoy the Nobelprize.org interview with him, please visit: http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1844

In 2003, Dr. Lefkowitz was one of the early recipients of the IACS’ highest honour the Medal of Merit which has been presented to five Nobel Prize Winners among 27  outstanding cardiologists, surgeons and scientists  for their outstanding achievements in cardiovascular education and research.

Rosie reveals her heart attack mistakes to Dr. Oz

Dr. Mehmet Oz chats with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about his interview with Rosie O’Donnell, in which the actress and comedian opened up about her heart attack this summer, and discusses the signs of heart attacks in women.

Click here to see interview.

One guy LOVED his open heart surgery

Click here to see interview

 
Dr. Parloop Bhatt
Women's Heart Health in India

For the Global Network to Fight CVD Steering Committee Meeting Mar . 26, 2012 in Chicago during the A C C Meetings,  we were joined by Drs. James Willerson (IACS President); Parloop Bhatt; Chockalingam; Junbo Ge; Jay Cohn; Jay Mehta; Jennifer Hall; and Suzy Lanier; and via SKYPE – Naranjan Dhalla and Mohamed Boutdjir. Previously Dr. Bhatt and I had met with Dr. Sharon Mulvagh. Those discussions encouraged Drs. Mehta and Mulvagh and I to assist Dr. Bhatt in proceeding with the IACS-CIMS Women Welfare Proposal you can review by clicking here
Barbra Streisand announced another major pledge to fight WOMEN'S HEART DISEASE.
Dr. Noel Bairey Merz, Director of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center in Los Angeles, also made a pledge to Ivan Berkowitz to support the IACS Global Network to Fight CVD Pledge to assist the "Developing Guidelines for Treating Cardiovascular Diseases in Indian Women”
3rd Symposium on The FUTURE of HEART HEALTH

Click here  to enjoy all the talks, especially a debate "Angioplasty and Stents are Better Revascularization Than Cardiac Surgery"

2nd Symposium on The FUTURE of HEART HEALTH

In addition to celebrating the life of Dr Michael DeBakey (1908 - 2008), we developed a concept to share the wisdom around the world. Inspired by the unique TED.com. 

Click here for details.

"WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT" - INTERVIEW WITH SIR MAGDI YACOUB

When Sir Magdi Yacoub was in Winnipeg to celebrate toe 70th Birthday of Dr. Naranjan Dhalla, he was the Keynote Speaker at the 1st "SYMPOSIUM on the FUTURE of HEART HEALTH". Later, he was interviewed on CKY-TV with a young woman from Brandon whose life Dr Yacoub saved with revolutionary surgery when she was a baby.  Click here to watch video.

IACS Fellows

Click here for complete Fellows list

ADVANCES IN HEART HEALTH

Eugene Braunwald in conversation with Thomas Lüscher.
The Rise of Cardiovascular Medicine (Feb 2011)


NEW SPRINGER BOOKS BY FELLOWS OF THE ACADEMY

Genes and Cardiovascular Function
EDITORS:  BOHUSLAV OSTADAL, MAKOTO NAGANO and NARANJAN S. DHALLA

Molecular Defects in Cardiovascular Disease
EDITORS:  NARANJAN S. DHALLA, MAKOTO NAGANO, BOHUSLAV OSTDAL

WORLD-CLASS HEALTH CARE FOR ALL

Dr. Ernest Madu on TED.com

Click here to go to Dr. Madu's blog.

 

IACS members:

• are eligible for election as Fellows of the Academy at appropriate times
• will have free access to Academy Web Site – www.heartacademy.org which now includes “CV NETWORK ONLINE”
• will receive significant discounts on subscriptions to the official journals of the Academy
• may take advantage of meaningful discounts for attendance at Academy Congresses and Meetings
• will be able to access contact by e-mail with all Members and Fellows for ease of networking
• will be supported to host meetings to be sponsored by the Academy

Click here to become an IACS member.

 

     



FUTURE OF HEART HEALTH - Dr. Jay Cohn A STRATEGY FOR EVERYONE TO LIVE PAST 100 ... an incredible talk by Dr. Jay Cohn Click here to watch video

Click here for WAVE's report from the Harold Buchwald Heart Health Luncheon "CARDIAC STEM CELL THERAPIES SHOW PROMISE"