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The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
Cardiovascular diseases are our greatest public health threat and the leading cause of death around the globe. The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute is a translational research hub for extinguishing cardiovascular diseases and advancing patient care.
Our new insights into cardiovascular diseases have dramatically changed our thinking about the fundamental nature of heart disease conditions and our approach to their prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Read More
Mount Sinai Heart Launches Clinical Trial to Test if Coronary Stent Patients Can Avoid Taking Aspirin
August 11, 2015 - International clinical trial TWILIGHT to test the safety and effectiveness of treating coronary stent patients with the anti-clotting medication ticagrelor instead of combining it with aspirin.
Miniature Heart Sensor Keeps Heart Failure Patients Out of the Hospital
June 11, 2015 - Tiny microchip inside heart can monitor vitals of advanced heart failure patients remotely before heart failure symptoms strike.
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