Speaker Profile

M.D., Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Failure Device Programs, University of California San Francisco

Biography
Liviu Klein, MD, MS, completed his fellowship training in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation, and in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. He specializes in caring for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and cardiac arrhythmias, with a special expertise in cardiac resynchronization therapy, hemodynamic monitoring, heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices. In his research, Klein is developing new technologies for monitoring and treating patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular disease, including those who use ventricular assist devices. Klein has been extensively funded in his research by R01, R21 and SBIR grants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institutes. At UCSF, Dr. Klein is an Associate Professor of Medicine, and the Director of Cardiology Clinical Research, as well as the Director of the Mechanical Circulatory and Heart Failure Device Programs.


 Session Abstract – PMWC Silicon Valley


Remote sensors that capture health-related data, from CardioMEMs to the Apple Watch, are increasingly common in the modern healthcare landscape. This session will examine both existing applications of remote sensors that derive actionable clinical insights and the future potential for these tools for precision medicine.