Heart failure is a leading cause of disability in the United States, contributing to more than 35% of all deaths from cardiovascular disease. Nearly a million new cases are diagnosed annually. In the last few years, we have uncovered important links between immune system activation and the progression of heart failure. Join us as we explore this cardio-immune axis and how it can lead to new therapeutics.
Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD
Tobias and Hortense Lewin Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine