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Dr Calum Macrae: “Bridging the gaps in translational medicine”
24th June 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmFree
- Dr. Calum Macrae, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
- Wednesday 24 June 2015, 16:30–17:30
- CRUK Cambridge Research Institute Lecture Theatre.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Katja Kivinen.
Drinks reception to follow the seminar. For further details, please contact Sylvie Robinson (01223 348490 / 58490)
Dr. Calum MacRae is a cardiologist, geneticist and developmental biologist who graduated from Edinburgh and London before going to Boston in 1991. After postdoctoral fellowships in human genetics with Drs. Christine and Jon Seidman and developmental biology with Dr. Mark Fishman, as well as additional clinical training in internal medicine and cardiology, he joined the Division of Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2001.
His research is focused on understanding the genetic contribution to common cardiovascular disease using human studies and complementary high-throughput biology in the zebrafish. His clinical interests include the management of inherited heart disease and cardiac involvement in systemic diseases. Dr. MacRae also is the Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program and is responsible for Physician Scientist training initiatives at the CVRC .
This talk is part of the Cambridge Cardiovascular Seminar Series series.
Cardiovascular Seminars take place on every other Thursday 1-2pm in the Clinical School, Addenbrooke’s site. Sandwich lunch including tea, coffee & cakes is provided 12.30pm outside the seminar room.