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The Trial To Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT)—Connecting Silos of Scientific Information

Speaker: Gervasio Lamas, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., F.E.S.C.

Chairman of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Co-director of the Mount Sinai Heart Institute

Date: May 18, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. ET to 11:00 a.m. ET

Location: Lipsett Amphitheater at the NIH Clinical Research Center (Building 10)

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Event Description

Gervasio Lamas, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., F.E.S.C., is the chairman of medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Lamas is also professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and co-director of the Mount Sinai Heart Institute.

In this lecture, Dr. Lamas will discuss his research exploring the effects of chelation therapy on coronary heart disease. Dr. Lamas will also talk about the benefits and risks of chelation therapy, interpret its effects on patients with diabetes, and provide insights for future chelation therapy research.