Cardio Classic: Driving the Future of Cardiology

Join the Board of Directors and Medical Advisory Board of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation of Southern California for an exciting, informative Sunday event, celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Foundation.

Bid on a tour of Jay Leno’s garage!

Dr. Ronald Karlsberg, Dr. Eli Gang & Dr. Harold Karpman of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation of Southern California, and the physicians of CVMG invite you to join us on Sunday, October 17th, 2021 from 11AM – 3PM at the exclusive Nethercutt Collection.


In addition to our keynote speaker Peter Chen, MD and honoree Prediman K. Shah, MD, MACC, you will hear important new information about the impact of COVID-19 on cardiovascular disease. The Foundation will also be announcing grants and honoring its Heroes of COVID, a roster of healthcare leaders who have been on the front lines of the pandemic.


Honoring Prediman K. Shah, MD, MACC,
Ma Family Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award

Our generous hosts are Jack and Helen Nethercutt
Special Guest Host: Jay Leno
Event Co-Chairs: Larry Gold & Eddie Kandela

Sunday, October 17, 2021, 11AM to 3PM
At the Nethercutt Collection
Brunch, private museum tour, live auction and program

Prediman Shah, MD, MACC

Ma Family Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Shah has been Professor of Medicine at UCLA’s Geffen School of Medicine since 1992.  He is currently Shapell and Webb Family Chair in Clinical Cardiology; Director,Oppenheimer Atherosclerosis Research Center; and Director, Atherosclerosis Prevention andManagement Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he was formerly the Chief of Cardiology.  Dr. Shah is an acclaimed clinician, teacher, and a pioneer in atherosclerosis basic research. His Lab is credited with discovering the ApoA-I Milano apolipoprotein, and is currently investigating its potential as a therapeutic agent in the treatment of atherosclerosis.  His lab is also investigating the potential role of vaccines in the treatment of coronary disease and hypertension.

Peter Chen, MD

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Chen is director of Cedars- Sinai’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Chen’s role at Cedars during COVID brings us a unique perspective. Pivoting from research scientist to clinician in an instant, he has captured news headlines worldwide. He will share his experience fighting COVID and his research findings on the impact of the pandemic disease on heart health.

Nethercutt Museum
15200 Bledsoe St.
Sylmar, CA 91342


Complimentary Parking


Cardio Classic Tickets

Sunday, October 17th, 2021 11AM-3PM

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the foundation at the Exclusive Nethercutt Collection with brunch, a live auction, classic cars, honorees, and special guest host Jay Leno!