Concurrent Speaker :
Naveen Pereira, MD

Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Naveen L. Pereira, MD is a Consultant for the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and advanced heart failure and transplant. Dr. Pereira earned his medical degree at University of Bombay. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Connecticut and cardiac fellowship at the Brown University Hospital System and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Pereira has received many awards including the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Career Development Award, Marie Ingalls Cardiovascular Career Development Award, Academic Research in Cardiology Award, Transplant Center Scholarly Program Award, and Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapeutic Program Award. He was the recipient of the Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Award with a focus on translating the genetics of pharmacotherapy. He was the chairperson of the Standards and Guidelines Workforce of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. He is a member of the Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Council of the American Heart Association and on the editorial board of Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Dr. Pereira's research interests include treatment of endstage heart failure, antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplant, cardiac allograft hypertrophy, genetics of the natriuretic peptide system and pharmacogenomics.


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