Project Description

PH and Left Heart Disease

Recorded on Nov. 16, 2021
Vineet Agrawal, M.D., Ph.D., discusses left heart disease and the various ways it can lead to pulmonary hypertension (PH), highlights the importance of accurate diagnosis and shares treatment options. Hear Dr. Agrawal’s contributions to the evaluation and treatment of PH as assistant professor of medicine in the division of cardiovascular medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

About the Speaker

Vineet Agrawal, M.D., Ph.D.
Vineet Agrawal, M.D., Ph.D., is assistant professor of medicine in the division of cardiovascular medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He completed his bachelor’s degree in electrical and biomedical engineering at Duke University. Dr. Agrawal earned his medical degree and Ph.D. in cellular and molecular pathology at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his internal medicine training at Johns Hopkins Hospital and his clinical fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Agrawal’s research is focused on understanding the biologic mechanisms that lead to the development of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease, and specifically right ventricular dysfunction.

Additional resource
Free brochure: “Pulmonary Hypertension and Left Heart Disease

PHA thanks Janssen Pharmaceuticals for its Diamond sponsorship of the Associated Disease Outreach & Engagement Program, which provides support to this PHA Live event.