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SHAPE Task Force

Background Information

Employment History

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
MEDITEX Capital

President and Chief Executive Officer
CardioNexus Corporation

Founder and President
AHEA

Assistant Professor In the Division of Cardiology
UT-Houston

Affiliations

Founder
Endothelix Inc

Scientific Advisory Board Member
IC Therapeutics Inc

Founder, Board of Directors Member and Scientific Advisory Board Member
ThermaRx, Inc.

Founder
Red Circle

Founder
AEHA

Founder
The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication

Cardiology Faculty Member and Co-Director of the Vulnerable Plaque Research Department
Texas Heart Institute

Cardiology Faculty Member and Co-Director of the Vulnerable Plaque Research Department
University of Texas Health Science Center

Founder
Association for Eradication of Heart Attack

Faculty Member
University of Texas , Houston

Founder
Invention-Innovation-Investment Ventures

Member of the Cardiology Faculty
theUniversity

Education



Tehran University

M.D.

MD

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Web References (197 Total References)


Management Team

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Morteza Naghavi, M.D.

Dr. Naghavi is an innovative physician scientist and entrepreneur with special interests in the fields of cardiovascular medicine and medical technologies. As a former cardiology faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and Director of the Vulnerable Plaque Research Department at the Texas Heart Institute, he made several inventions and contributed to creating the field of "vulnerable plaque", the immediate underlying cause of heart attacks. Early works by Dr. Naghavi and colleagues resulted in the foundation of Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC), the leading vulnerable plaque detection company. Dr. Naghavi invented the Digital Thermal Monitoring of vascular function which provides a noninvasive, inexpensive, and easy-to-use tool for screening asymptomatic at risk patients and monitoring vascular response to therapy. Through his years of active contribution to the field of early detection and prevention of cardiovascular disease, Dr. Naghavi founded the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) and is the Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force, a non-profit international coalition focusing on the advancement of cardiovascular risk assessment. Dr. Naghavi is the founder and former CEO of Endothelix, Inc. Click here for an expanded bio.


"This is a monumental legislation that ...

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"This is a monumental legislation that can become a bold milestone in the history of eradicating heart attacks in decades to come," said Dr. Morteza Naghavi, founder of SHAPE, and Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force who testified at the Texas House of Representative.

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Opening: Morteza Naghavi, M.D.,
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Originated from the Texas Medical Center in Houston, the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Morteza Naghavi, a former faculty of the Texas Heart Institute and the University of Texas in Houston.


Originated from the Texas Medical ...

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Originated from the Texas Medical Center in Houston, the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Morteza Naghavi, a former faculty of the Texas Heart Institute and the University of Texas in Houston.

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"This is a monumental legislation that can become a bold milestone in the history of eradicating heart attacks in decades to come," said Dr. Morteza Naghavi, founder of SHAPE, and Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force who testified at the Texas House of Representative. "We are proud that Texas is poised to be the first to take this pioneering step towards a true cardiovascular healthcare beyond the existing cardiovascular sick-care," added Naghavi, whose invention at the University of Texas in Houston was funded by the State of Texas Emerging Technology initiative for commercialization.
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Originated from the Texas Medical Center in Houston, the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Morteza Naghavi, a former faculty of the Texas Heart Institute and the University of Texas in Houston.


"One of the most meaningful Father's ...

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"One of the most meaningful Father's Day gifts would be a heart attack preventive screening test," said Dr. Morteza Naghavi, founder of SHAPE and Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force.


"Using traditional risk assessment ...

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"Using traditional risk assessment guidelines, about 80% of them would have been considered to be at low to intermediate risk prior to their heart attack," said Dr. Morteza Naghavi, Chairman of the Board of SHAPE.

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Morteza Naghavi, M.D. Scott Phillips

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