The heart of the matter
Professor J David Spence describes his innovative techniques for cardiovascular patient risk stratification
and management which also has applications in genetic research and the evaluation of new therapies.
International Innovation Magazine Website
Spence JD, Naylor AR. Endarterectomy, Stenting, or Neither for Asymptomatic Carotid-Artery Stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26890473.
Kernan WN, Viscoli CM, Furie KL, Young LH, Inzucchi SE, Gorman M, Guarino PD, Lovejoy AM, Peduzzi PN, Conwit R, Brass LM, Schwartz GG, Adams HP Jr, Berger L, Carolei A, Clark W, Coull B, Ford GA, Kleindorfer D, O'Leary JR, Parsons MW, Ringleb P, Sen S, Spence JD, Tanne D, Wang D, Winder TR; IRIS Trial Investigators. Pioglitazone after Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 7;374(14):1321-31 PMID: 26886418
Atrial fibrillation, anticoagulation and vitamins for homocysteine
- lecture in the Henry Stewart Talks series
December 2015 Dr. Spence presented two lectures at the Chinese National Center for Kidney Disease in Guangzhuo, and an invited lecture at the Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology in Shenzhen, entitled "The key role of renal impairment in response to B Vitamins."
February 2016 Dr. Spence presented an invited lecture at the American Heart Association International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, entitled "Foods that are good and bad for the brain".
June 2016 Dr. Spence presented four lectures in Beijing including an invited plenary lecture at the Tiantan International Stroke Conference; the title was: Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: not a ticking time bomb.