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Cardiovascular research symposium Feb. 2 
The 11th Annual Cardiovascular Research Symposium will be at the Durham Research Center Auditorium Friday, Feb. 2. Roberta Williams, M.D., professor and chairwoman of Pediatrics at USC Keck School of Medicine and the vice president of pediatrics and academic affairs at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles will be the keynote speaker. In 2000, Dr. Williams was named to the Cardiac Advisory Committee of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Her presentation is titled, "Transition to Adult Health Care for Patients with Congenital Heart Disease." The symposium will begin with lunch and registration at 11:30 a.m., and is designed for individuals interested in the latest cardiovascular treatment and research. Researchers from the Nebraska Medical Center and UNMC will present original ongoing research in the area of developmental cardiology. The symposium includes poster presentations from clinical fellows, basic science postdoctoral fellows and graduate students currently involved in the investigation of all aspects of cardiovascular research. The symposium will take place in the Durham Research Center Auditorium, with the poster presentations and award ceremony commencing in the Durham Outpatient Center West Atrium. More information and registration can be found at www.unmc.edu/coned under cardiology section.

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