hidden Binghamton University researcher receives American Heart Association funding

Binghamton University researcher receives American Heart Association funding

Thanks to funding from the American Heart Association, one Southern Tier student is studying the heart in a unique way. Natalie Weiss, a graduate student at Binghamton University, received a two-year American Heart Association grant for her research. She works in a lab focused on engineering cardiovascular tissues. Scientists create heart muscle cells, or cardiomyocytes,

hidden North Country woman recognized for healthy lifestyle

North Country woman recognized for healthy lifestyle

In a surprise presentation, the American Heart Association and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield honored a Watertown woman for setting an example and inspiring others with healthy habits.  Christine Netto, of Watertown, received the Live Fierce Reduce Your Risk Award on Thursday, December 15th while working in the North Elementary School library. She is a library teacher

hidden One Brave Idea five years later

One Brave Idea five years later

Five years ago, a team in Boston set out to design a different way of thinking about research. Calum MacRae, MD, PhD, vice chair for scientific innovation and former chief of cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, was awarded an $85 million dollar prize through One Brave Idea

hidden Scientific Session opens with a focus on public health

Scientific Session opens with a focus on public health

The opening day of our 95th annual meeting set the pace for the rest of the weekend, discussing lessons learned and urgent challenges facing worldwide cardiovascular health. Saturday’s Opening Session, moderated by American Heart Association President Dr. Michelle Albert and Dr. Manesh R. Patel, chairman of the Committee on Scientific Sessions Program, included former US

hidden Syracuse foursome saves life with CPR at charity golf tournament

Syracuse foursome saves life with CPR at charity golf tournament

A charity golf tournament turned into an experience like no other for a foursome from Nascentia Health. They saved a man’s life with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Suezette Van Horn, Maria Giannino, Beth Lord, and Patrick Forget were playing golf at Rogues Roost Golf Club in Bridgeport to raise money for The Kara Fund, a nonprofit