Developing an Award-Winning Research Project: ISHLT2021 HEART, MCS, PVD Scientific Abstract Award Winners

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EDT

This webinar will highlight six Scientific Abstract Award winners from research topics in heart failure and transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, and pulmonary vascular disease. Brief presentations by each presenting author will be followed by an interactive Q&A discussion focusing on the research process and how to develop a great presentation once an abstract has been accepted. The session is geared toward novice researchers and those interested in improving their chances of having their abstract considered for a scientific abstract award.

Scientific Program

Kathleen Grady, PhD, RN, MS, FAAN
Howard Eisen, MD

Welcome and Introductions
Kathleen Grady, PhD, RN, MS, FAAN, ISHLT Grants and Awards Committee Chair, Northwestern Univ, Chicago, IL, USA

Cardiology Professional Community Award for Excellence Recipient
Yael Peled, MD, Sheba Medical Center, Kiryat Uno, Israel
Project Title: CA125 Predicts Right Heart Hemodynamic and Function and Identifies Distinct Congestion Phenotypes: Guidance for Therapy

Pediatrics Professional Community Award for Excellence Recipient
Kyle Hope, MD, MS, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
Project Title: Atypical Infiltrates On Endomyocardial Biopsy Are Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Pediatric Heart Transplantation

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Professional Community Award for Excellence Recipient
Jamel Ortoleva, MD, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Project Title: Effect of the New Donor Heart Allocation System on Waitlist Mortality Among All Candidates Listed With Mechanical Circulatory Support

Nursing and Allied Health Professional Community Award for Excellence Recipient
Thomas Schloeglhofer, MSc, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Project Title: Quality of Anticoagulation With Phenprocoumon and Warfarin in Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients: A Multicenter Study

Pharmacy Professional Community Award for Excellence Recipient
Lisa Peters, PharmD, BCPS, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
Project Title: Impact Of Using A Low Anti-Xa Target Heparin Protocol On Hemocompatibility-related Outcomes After Implantation Of A Heartmate 3 Device

Early Career Clinical Case Dilemmas Best Presentation Award
Daniel Beauchamp, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Project Title: Metastatic Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as Acute on Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Requiring ECMO

Interactive Q&A Segment with All Speakers
Led by Moderators

Closing Remarks
Howard Eisen, MD, ISHLT2023 Scientific Program Chair, Penn State Health, Hershey, PA, USA

ISHLT Announcements
Greg Schultz, ISHLT CEO

Continuing Education Information

There will be no continuing education available for this webinar.