The Latest on the Landmark Miami Heart Study

Seven years ago, a team at Baptist Health’s Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute (MCVI) launched the Miami Heart Study (MiHeart). The researchers are following 2,549 volunteers between ages 40-65 who had no symptoms of heart disease at the beginning of the study in order to track the primary factors involved in the development of coronary artery disease. 

Find out what makes the data from this study so valuable to researchers around the world in this discussion with host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., deputy medical director of MCVI, who is the senior author of the study, and Khurran Nasir, M.D., chief of Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Division of Houston Methodist Hospital, who is MiHeart’s principal investigator. 

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