2011 Research Appreciation Day

Virend K. Somers, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Virend Kristen Somers received his Medicine degree from the University of Natal in South Africa. He was then awarded a Nuffield Dominion Scholarship to Oxford University where he received his Doctor of Philosophy Degree. He subsequently completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Iowa, where he served as Director of the Cardiovascular Neurophysiology Laboratory. He is presently Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, and has been appointed as a Mayo Foundation Clinical Investigator. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and is an American Society of Hypertension certified Consultant in Hypertension.

Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease – Evidence, Mechanisms and Clinical Implications”

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