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Dr. Morteza Naghavi

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Fairway Medical Technologies , Inc.
710 N POST OAK RD
HOUSTON, Texas 77024
United States

Company Description: Fairway was founded in 1992 to commercialize a sophisticated FDA Class III (life support) blood pump and console technology and became a portfolio company of BCM...   more
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ThermaRx
www.thermarx.com, 8 Feb 2014 [cached]
Morteza Naghavi, M.D.
Founder, Board of Directors Member, and Scientific Advisory Board Member
Dr. Naghavi is an innovative medical doctor and researcher with interests in preventive cardiology, medical technology, and home healthcare. He graduated as a M.D. from Tehran University and was trained as a cardiovascular physician scientist under distinguished cardiologists Dr. S. Ward Casscells III and Dr. James T. Willerson at the Texas Heart Institute and the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Naghavi is internationally recognized as a leader in heart attack prevention initiatives. Through his years of efforts in advancing the field of preventive cardiology, Dr. Naghavi founded the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) and is the Executive Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force, an international non-profit coalition to overhaul the traditional (ineffective) methods of identifying individuals at risk of a near future heart attack. In 2009, the SHAPE organization helped pass Texas legislation HB1290 as the first heart attack preventive screening law in the United States. Dr. Naghavi has a number of collaborative academic research projects including NIH and NSF funded studies. He has numerous publications in scientific journals, most notably two major consensus statements (Part I and Part II) and the SHAPE Guidelines. He is also the editor of "Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment", the most comprehensive textbook on risk assessment of the Vulnerable Patient. Along with academic activities, Dr. Naghavi is also an inventor and entrepreneur with over 30 patents and 5 companies one of which is listed on NASDAQ: VOLC. He is currently the President and CEO of Fairway Medical Technologies and IN3 Ventures. Dr. Naghavi is passionate about transforming new ideas into healthcare solutions, and welcomes innovative proposals from physicians, engineers, and entrepreneurs.
Fairway Medical Technologies, Inc.
www.fairwaymed.com, 15 Dec 2013 [cached]
Morteza Naghavi, M.D.
Dr. Naghavi is an innovative medical doctor and researcher with interests in preventive cardiology, medical technology, and home healthcare. He graduated as a M.D. from Tehran University and was trained as a cardiovascular physician scientist under distinguished cardiologists Dr. S. Ward Casscells III and Dr. James T. Willerson at the Texas Heart Institute and the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Naghavi is internationally recognized as a leader in heart attack prevention initiatives. Through his years of efforts in advancing the field of preventive cardiology, Dr. Naghavi founded the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) and is the Executive Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force, an international non-profit coalition to overhaul the traditional (ineffective) methods of identifying individuals at risk of a near future heart attack. In 2009, the SHAPE organization helped pass Texas legislation HB1290 as the first heart attack preventive screening law in the United States. Dr. Naghavi has a number of collaborative academic research projects including NIH and NSF funded studies. He has numerous publications in scientific journals, most notably two major consensus statements (Part I and Part II) and the SHAPE Guidelines. He is also the editor of "Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment", the most comprehensive textbook on risk assessment of the Vulnerable Patient. Along with academic activities, Dr. Naghavi is also an inventor and entrepreneur with over 30 patents and 5 companies one of which is listed on NASDAQ: VOLC. He is currently the President and CEO of Fairway Medical Technologies and IN3 Ventures. Dr. Naghavi is passionate about transforming new ideas into healthcare solutions, and welcomes innovative proposals from physicians, engineers, and entrepreneurs.
Morteza Naghavi, ...
www.ictherapeutics.com, 10 Dec 2013 [cached]
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.
Endothelix Licenses New Ultrasound Doppler Technology from UC Berkeley - 15-Feb-07 press release or news release
www.houstontech.org, 15 Feb 2007 [cached]
"We are pleased that UC Berkeley has found Endothelix as the right partner for commercialization of its endothelial function measurement technology" said Dr. Morteza Naghavi, CEO and President of Endothelix.
SHAPE - Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication
www.shapesociety.org, 27 Dec 2010 [cached]
Morteza Naghavi, M.D. Founder and Chairman, SHAPE, Director, American Heart Technologies
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The Association for Eradication of Heart Attack (AEHA) originated in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas and was founded by Dr. Morteza Naghavi in 2001. AEHA was an extension of his research in vulnerable plaque.
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Morteza Naghavi, M.D. Chairman of the Executive Committee of the SHAPE Task Force
Director, American Heart Technologies
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Chairman of the Executive Committee: Morteza Naghavi, M.D.
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Editorial Committee: Erling Falk, M.D. (Chairman of the Editorial Committee of the SHAPE Task Force), Raymond Bahr, M.D., Daniel Berman, M.D., Matthew Budoff, M.D., Jay N. Cohn, M.D., Ph.D, Ole Faergeman, M.D., Zahi Fayad, Ph.D, Harvey Hecht, M.D., Wolfgang Koenig, M.D., Ph.D, Prediman K. Shah, M.D., Morteza Naghavi, M.D.,
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Scientific Writing Group: Prediman K. Shah (Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the SHAPE Task Force), Erling Falk, M.D., Ph.D , Dan Arking, Ph.D, Juan Badimon, Ph.D, Raymond Bahr, M.D., Daniel Berman, M.D., Matthew Budoff, M.D., Jay N. Cohn, M.D., Jasenka Demirovic, M.D., Ph.D, George Diamond, M.D., Pamela Douglas, M.D., Ole Faergeman, M.D., Zahi Fayad, Ph.D, Harvey Hecht, M.D., Victoria Herrera, M.D., Michael Jamieson, M.D., Sanjay Kaul, M.D., M.P.H., Wolfgang Koenig, M.D., Ph.D, Morteza Naghavi, M.D., John Rumberger, M.D., Ph.D, Leslee Shaw, Ph.D., Robert Schwartz, M.D.
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