Uri ElkayamChairman, Professor | Los Angeles, California
Uri Elkayam is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Dr. Elkayam research interests include congestive heart failure, vascular biology, renal vasoregulation, cardiovascular pharmacology, nitrate tolerance, valvular heart disease in heart failure and heart disease in pregnancy. He has been involved in more then 100 self initiated, NIH and industry funded research projects and has served on the steering committees of multiple mulitcenter studies, including PRAISE I, PRAISE II, MACH-1, ACTIVE-CHF, ALIVE, ESCAPE and PURE II, and BALANCE. and served as member of the endpoint committee of the STAMINA-HeFT study and a member of the DSMB of the ongoing study BLOCK-HF
Dr. Elkayam is a past member of the editorial board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and is presently a member of many national and international committee’s and advisory boards and serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Cardiac Failure, Heart Failure, Heart Failure Reviews, Cardiology, Journal of Preventive Cardiology and Current Cardiology Review.