Dr. Warren Sherman is the Director of Cardiac Cell-Based Therapies at Columbia University Medical Center. He is also the physician who performed the very first stem cell procedure for heart failure on a human being and the first in the United States. Dr. Sherman is recognized as a pioneer in this research.
Appearing for all four hours, author Christian Wilde discussed the latest in heart disease prevention, heart health and the advances being made in adult stem cell research. He noted that doctors often fail to spot heart disease risk factors among patients, including sleep apnea and gum disease. Additionally, women's heart disease (500,000 women die per year from it) often gets overlooked, he reported.Joining the discussion in the second hour was Dr. Warren Sherman, who performed the first stem cell procedure for heart failure on a US patient. ... More »Host: George Noory