Gene therapy creates a ‘biological pacemaker’ that could someday replace implanted ones

Gene therapy creates a ‘biological pacemaker’ that could someday replace implanted ones

July 16, 2014 5:03 pm by | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Researchers have succeeded in turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones that deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy procedure they predict could become an…


How do doctors feel about the new ABIM board certification requirements?

How do doctors feel about the new ABIM board certification requirements?

July 13, 2014 10:03 am by | 0 Comments

I received an interesting email this week from the American College of Cardiology. The purpose of the note was to relay the results of a survey regarding member’s views and…



Mobile EKG startup walks away from Google for Entrepreneurs demo day with $100K

Mobile EKG startup walks away from Google for Entrepreneurs demo day with $100K

April 2, 2014 8:05 pm by | 0 Comments

InvisionHeart is working on a hardware/software product to make EKG readings shareable between care teams in real-time on a mobile device. It was one of nine startups that participated in Google for Entrepreneurs first demo day Wednesday.