Dr. Hisham Ahamed, Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Kochi, attended the International Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Conference 2018 held at Brisbane, Australia, from May 23 to 25, 2018.

Dr. Hisham was awarded the best poster award for his research entitled "Clinical Profile of a Large Family with Familial HCM and Alpha Tropomyosin Mutations". He also received best oral presentation award for his research entitled "Clinical and Phenotypic expression of PRKAG2 Cardiomyopathy".

The conference focused on major disease themes of Cardiomyopathies, including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, inherited arrhythmogenic disorders, long QT syndrome and sudden unexpected death in the young, familial dyslipidaemias such as familial hypercholesterolaemia and arteriopathies such as Marfan Syndrome and congenital heart disease.

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