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Published on Feb 8, 2013

Did you know that more than 80% of people born with Noonan syndrome have an abnormality of the cardiovascular system? Join the RASopathies Foundation for this webinar on cardiology issues. RASopathies expert, Dr. Bruce Gelb talks about "The Heart of the RASopathies". You will learn about the cardiology issues associated with the RASopathy syndromes, how they are typically treated and new findings in this area.

Want to see more programs like these? Please consider making a donation to the RASopathies Foundation at: www.teamrasopathies.org or www.noonansyndrome.me

About The Speaker:
Dr. Gelb is the Director and Gogel Family Professor of the Child Health and Development Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is Professor of Pediatrics and of Genetics and Genomic Sciences. Dr. Gelb completed a pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at Babies Hospital of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and Texas Children's Hospital at the Baylor College of Medicine respectively. He joined the faculty at Mount Sinai after fellowship and has remained there since. He developed an extensive program in genomics/gene discovery for congenital heart disease. Dr. Gelb has received the E. Mead Johnson Award from the Society for Pediatric Research and the Norman J. Siegel New Member Outstanding Science Award from the American Pediatric Society. He was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Institute of Medicine. In addition to his research, he directs the Cardiovascular Genetics and Pediatric Heart Transplantation Programs at Mount Sinai.


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