Trading in the stars for cardiology


Julia Indik is now a cardiologist specializing in heart rhythm disorders.

JAMA Studies Highlight CPR-AED Benefits Developed at UA Sarver Heart Center


The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week published significant findings in two studies noting improved patient outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims, influenced by bystander CPR interventions and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

Does Your Heart Need a Dietitian?


Charles Katzenberg discusses the value of dietitians on your heart care team.

Community Input Needed to Help UA Sarver Heart Center Launch a Clinical Research Study for Cardiac Arrest Patients


University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center researchers are seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires qualified patients to be enrolled when they are unconscious and unable to give consent. This study may improve care for all cardiac arrest patients.

UA Sarver Heart Center Scientists Awarded NIH Grant to Study Contractile Proteins that Keep Hearts Beating in Dilated Cardiomyopathy


UA researchers have identified the connection between thin-filament length and cardiac function, as well as the role thin-filament length dysregulation plays in cardiomyopathies. The new NIH grant will help to uncover insights into novel therapeutic targets for dilated cardiomyopathy.

UA Experts Co-Author National Report that Focuses on How to Save More Lives from Cardiac Arrest in the U.S.


Two University of Arizona researchers are co-authors of a report released that examines current statistics of cardiac arrest in the United States and recommends public health strategies to improve survival rates.

PCSK9 Inhibitors: How Needed?


Who really needs another LDL-lowering drug?