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Szilard Voros, MD: What are the Bio-markers of Beta-cell Dysfunction?




Szilard Voros, MD, FACC, FSCCT, FAHA, talks about the biomarkers that he and his team at Health Diagnostic Laboratory have identified for beta cell dysfunction including insulin precursors. He believes that the proinsulin to c-peptide ratio in the fasting state is the best marker of beta-cell strain they have found so far.

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Szilard Voros, MD, FACC, FSCCT, FAHA, is a Hungarian-born American cardiologist and globally renowned leading research scientist in advanced cardiovascular imaging, biomarkers, lipoprotein metabolism and genomics. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Medicine/Cardiology and Radiology, and Director of Advanced Cardiovascular MR and CT Research at the Department of Radiology and Cardiology at Stony Brook University Medical Center, State University of New York. He previously served as the Chief Scientific Officer, Chief of Cardiovascular Prevention, and Medical Director of Cardiac MR and CT at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. He is a founding member and Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (FSCCT), Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA).