University of Nebraska Medical Center

CHRI Pediatric Heart & Vascular Diseases Mini Research Summit

graphic of realistic heart

CHRI will host the Pediatric Heart & Vascular Diseases Mini Research Summit on Friday, January 19 at the Glow Auditorium at Children's Nebraska.

8:00AM - 9:00AM Children's Nebraska grand rounds and mini summit keynote speaker:

  • "Dyslipidemia in Children: Who Needs Meds, What and Why?"Brian McCrindle, MD, MPH, Section Head, Preventative Cardiology & Epidemiology, SickKids

9:15AM - 10:30AM Local Speakers:

  • "Evaluation of Subclinical Cardiac, Vascular and Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients with Turner Syndrome " - Angela Yetman, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics 
  • "Adult-to-Pediatric Translation in Cardiovascular Biomechanics" - Majid Jadidi, PhD, Biomechanics, Assistant Professor, UNO 
  • “Cardiac and Vascular Health in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Surgical Repair:  Standard Risk Assessment versus Novel Biomarkers” - Camille Hancock Friesen, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

10:30AM Networking 

In-person registration not required (but if you would like a calendar invitation/reminder, please do). Visitors to Children's and virtual attendees please plan to register.