C. Richard Conti, M.D., served as honorary chairman

Prof. C. Richard Conti (Photo by Czerne Reid/University of Florida)

C. Richard Conti, M.D., served as honorary chairman of the 16th Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology & American College of Cardiology Symposium, held in early November in Beijing.

About 6,000 clinicians and researchers attended the four-day meeting, which featured experts discussing clinical problems in modern cardiology practice and provided updates on hot topics such as angiogenesis, stem cell research and genomics. Panelists also presented the latest information on topics such as interventional cardiology, congenital heart disease and cardiac imaging.

Conti is the Palm Beach Heart Association eminent scholar and a professor of medicine. He is medical director of the Shands Cardiovascular Clinic and editor of the journal Clinical Cardiology.

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