Cardiovascular Research Institute
Cardiovascular disease is a growing public health threat and the leading cause of death in the industrialized world. Mount Sinai’s Cardiovascular Institute is a translational research hub for cardiovascular disease.
New insights into heart and cardiovascular disease have dramatically changed our thinking about the fundamental nature of cardiovascular disease and our approach to its prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Read More
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, is Director of the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Heart, and the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health. He is the Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor. Read More
MedPage Today - "Less Sodium, Fluids No Help in Acute HF" - Dr. Valentin Fuster
May 22, 2013 - Contrary to conventional wisdom, aggressively restricting fluids and sodium intake in acute decompensated heart failure patients did not improve outcomes, a small randomized trial found.
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Designated Master of the American College of Cardiology in Recognition of Outstanding Service
March 12, 2013 - Dr. Narula is the Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Program at Mount Sinai Heart.