Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Mutated bone marrow stem cells may link aging, cancer and atherosclerosis

3' education - Mar. 9, 2018 - ACC 2018, Orlando, FL, USA - Prof. Peter Libby, Boston, MA, USA

Peter Libby shares a new finding that may explain how the major clinical problems in contemporary clinics, namely aging, cancer and CV disease, are linked, through processes independent of traditional CV risk factors.

Educational information

This 3-minute education provides a summary of recently presented scientific data, recorded during the VBWG meeting at ACC 2018. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.

Faculty

Peter Libby, MD is a cardiologist and a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA, USA) and the Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA, USA) .

Disclosures

This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.