As one of the leading centers for clinical and translational research in the US, experts with the Baylor Scott & White Research Institute weigh in on the latest in medical research from our Center and around the industry. Our diverse portfolio of patient-facing research and clinical trials ensures that innovation and education remains at the forefront of our care. We share everything from expert commentary to news about upcoming conferences and publications, awards, and more…

 


Conferences:

2022

 

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – The Liver Meeting 2022

The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) – The Liver Meeting attracts clinicians, researchers, scientists, and advocates worldwide.   The educational offerings provide attendees the opportunity to learn the latest research, discuss new and emerging treatments for liver diseases, in addition to connecting with leading experts in the hepatology field. 


Society For Cardiovascular Angiography Interventions Conference

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) brings interventional cardiologists and clinicians from around the world. SCAI offers attendees an opportunity to learn and share the latest research, clinical guidance and expertise in the field.


American Transplant Congress 2022

The American Transplant Congress (ATC), is the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST). ATC brings together transplant physicians, researchers, nurses, organ procurement personnel, pharmacists, and other transplant professionals for a forum to exchange new scientific and clinical information relevant to solid organ and tissue transplantation.

 


Publications

Distal Versus Proximal Radial Artery Access for Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention: Design and Rationale of the DIPRA Trial

Dr. Al Azizi – Baylor Scott & White – The Heart Hospital Plano
Summary - The DIPRA study is the first randomized controlled study comparing conventional proximal radial artery access to distal radial artery access in the anatomical snuffbox of the hand, by evaluating its safety through hand function assessment at 30 days and one year. The results of the 30 days data were presented as a late breaking trial at the SCAI 2022 late breaking session.

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Awards

2022

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) ELM fellow

Dr. Jay Widmer, interventional cardiologist at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple selected as a Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) ELM fellow


Early Career Investigator Award in Healthcare Disparities

Dr. Mohammad Amin Fallahzadeh, internal medicine resident at Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas, received an ‘Early Career Investigator Award in Healthcare Disparities Research’ from the AASLD Liver Meeting 2022 for his abstract: Assessment of Kidney Function In Patients With Decompensated Cirrhosis:  Does Removing Race Variable Improve Performance of New GFR Equations?


Early Career Investigator Award in Healthcare Disparities

Dr. Craig Rosenstengle, hepatology fellow at Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas, received an ‘Early Career Investigator Award in Healthcare Disparities Research’ from the AASLD Liver Meeting 2022 for his abstract:  Not All MELD Scores Are Created Equal:  MELD Driven By Creatnine Has Lower Intent To Treat Survival Compared To MELD Driven Bilirubin or INR


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