Cardiovascular & Pulmonary/Critical Care

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For nearly a century, BWH and MGH have been at the epicenter for innovation and discovery in cardiovascular care and research.  Areas of focus include: Cardiac Physiology and Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Chemical Biology Genetics and Metabolism, Vascular Biology, Vascular Surgery. This market sector also focuses on Pulmonary and Critical Care research covering: Asthma, COPDlung, stem Cells and Genetics.

Integration of cardiovascular and pulmonology/critical care services in a single market sector creates a collaborative environment that has appeal across many industry opportunities and to serve as a catalyst for groundbreaking advances in heart and vascular care and research.

Cardiology & Pulmonary/Critical Care Market Team

 

In the News

World Medical Innovation Forum 2017: The Future of Cardiovascular Care

January 10, 2017

Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, chief of cardiology and co-director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center at MGH, describes a paradox at the center of heart disease. On the one hand, the last half-century has seen a dramatic drop in death rates among patients hospitalized for a heart attack. On the other hand, survivors often go on…

Influenza vaccination rates vary widely in patients with HF

January 8, 2016

Influenza vaccination rates varied widely, especially by country, among patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction enrolled in the PARADIGM-HF trial. Vaccination in this population was associated with a reduced mortality risk, researchers reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure. In the PARADIGM-HF trial, researchers compared valsartan/sacubitril (Entresto, Novartis) to…

Game-Changing Advances in Cardiology in 2015: ABSORB and TAVR

January 8, 2016

Bioresorbable and biodegradable technology in stents along with iterative improvements in TAVR rounded out the top five “game-changers” in cardiology in 2015. Forty-six cardiologists responded to the question: “What is the research reported in 2015 that had the greatest impact on clinical practice,” and based on their responses here are the top five: 1. SPRINT…

The Austen Family: Lifetimes of Innovation and Healing

December 1, 2014

Highlighting the Austens, a family whose innovations have revolutionized medical care and clinical research since the 1950s. For a fortunate few, vision isn't just one of the five senses. It's the predominant sense; it's a way of life. Vision is imagining a solution, already attained: What does it look like? How does it work? Where…

Richard Lee, MD: Fighting Aging One Beat at a Time

December 1, 2013

A look at Richard Lee, MD's research and discovery of GDF11 aimed at aging in the heart. When two prominent researchers meet for coffee, you never know what breakthrough medical advances might arise. Five years ago, Richard Lee, MD, a cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and his good friend Harvard regenerative biologist Amy Wagers,…