2/17/17: Department of Medicine Medical Grand Rounds – Transthyretin-associated (ATTR) cardiomyopathy: A not uncommon, rare disease

Lawreen H. Connors, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry
Director, Alan and Sandra Gerry Amyloid Laboratory

Frederick L. Ruberg, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Department of Radiology

Friday, February 17, 2017
12PM – 1PM
Keefer Auditorium


Target Audience:  Department of Medicine Faculty and House Staff and BUSM medical students

Learning Objectives:

  1.  Understand the different types of cardiac amyloidosis, their clinical presentations, and burden of disease on society
  2.  Describe the non-invasive imaging testing a clinician would order to diagnose cardiac amyloidosis, and how to interpret results
  3.  Articulate the prognosis and clinical course of cardiac amyloidosis, and understand current and future therapeutics

Course Director: Gopal Yadavalli, M.D.

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you are unable to attend, you can view all of our Medical Grand Rounds presentations at http://www.bumc.bu.edu/medicine/dom-meeting-calendars/medical-grand-round/

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