Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to dissemintate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission: To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our goal is to reduce the burden in cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our Mission is "to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death"
To improve quality of life and logevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
Working Groups goals is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
ESC Councils goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Organised by the Council on Basic Science: Inspire a new generation of basic cardiovascular science leaders taken from among the most gifted science and medical graduates - Provide opportunities to meet face-to-face role models from an expert faculty of successful cardiovascular scientists
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Mainly early stage researchers (PhD and MD/PhD students in the first three years of their research) plus a few more experienced researchers whose PhD degree was obtained within the last 2 years.
18.00 Welcome – Course Directors18.15 Opening keynote plenary lecture - Peter Carmeliet (Leuven, BE)
Session I: Ischaemia and reperfusion injury09.00 Mechanisms – Pasquale Pagliaro (Turin, IT) 09.45 Therapeutic opportunities – David Garcia-Dorado (Barcelona, SP) 10.30 Coffee break – poster areaSession II: Therapeutic angiogenesis11.00 Basic concepts of blood vessel growth – Alessandro Fantin (London, UK)11.45 The complexities of therapeutic translation – Ian Zachary (London, UK) 12.30 Lunch Boxes – Meet the facultySession III: Novel regulatory networks13.30 Microvesicles14.15 miRNAs – Eva van Rooij (Utrecht, NL)15.00 Short breakSession IV: Building your career 15.15 Achieving the transition to personal fellowship and group leader – Nicola Smart (Oxford, UK) 16.00 Scientific papers: the publisher’s perspective: Helen Liepman (OUP, Senior publishing editor for the ESC journals)17.00-19.00 Poster area – discussion of odd-numbered posters, with Coffee Break
Session V: Inflammation and immunity in cardiovascular pathophysiology09.00 Immune modulation of atherosclerosis: potential for future therapies – Christoph Binder (Vienna, AU)09.45 Inflammation in heart failure: implications for treatment – Sophie Van Linthout (Berlin, DE) 10.30 Coffee Break – poster areaSession VI: Vulnerable plaque11.00 Pathogenesis – Sarah Jane George (Bristol, UK) 11.45 Imaging – Constantin von Zur Mühlen (Freiburg, GE) 12.30 Lunch Boxes – Meet the facultySession VII: Leukocyte traffic13.30 Molecular pathways regulating adhesion and migration – Barbara Walzog (Munich, GE)14.15 In vivo tracking of leukocyte behaviour – Abigail Woodfin (London, UK)15.00 Short breakSession VIII: How and why pharma and academia collaborate to develop new medicines15.15 Nicholas Alp (ICON, Marlow, UK)15.45 Andrew Zalewski (GSK, Philadelphia, US) 16.15-18.00 Personal discussions with industry representatives16.15-18.00 Coffee Break – poster area – Meet the faculty
Session IX: Cardiac contractile dysfunction09.00 Remodelling the failing heart: the biology and future treatment options - Jean-Luc Balligand (Leuven, BE)09.45 Atrial Fibrillation: current and future treatment options – Samuel Sossala (Göttingen, GE) 10.30 Coffee Break – poster areaSession X: Inherited heart conditions11.00 Channelopathies: the biology and future treatment options –Eric Schulze-Bahr (Münster, GE) 11.45 Cardiomyopathies: the biology and future treatment options –Jolanda van der Velden (Amsterdam, NL) 12.30 Lunch Boxes – Meet the facultySession XI: Cardiovascular regenerative medicine13.30 Heart development: implications for regeneration – Nicola Smart (Oxford, UK)14.15 Engineering the solution – Thomas Eschenhagen (Hamburg, GE) 15.00 Short breakSession XII: Building your career 15.15 Open session to question panel members and faculty about any aspect of building your careerPanel: Jeremy Pearson (chair); Samuel Sossala; Nicola Smart; Sarah George; Jolanda van der Welden; David Garcia-Dorado17.00-19.00 Poster area – discussion of even-numbered posters, with Coffee Break20.30 Participants dinner
Session XIII: Converting medical innovation into clinical practice09.00 Short presentations highlighting strategies, plus case studies to highlight the critical steps in the processJeremy Pearson / Andrew Zalewski / David Garcia-Dorado 10.00 Coffee BreakSession XIV: Stargazing: the implications of universal whole genome sequencing10.30 Making sense of big data – Tim Frayling (Exeter, UK) 11.15 Personalized medicine – Thomas Eschenhagen (Hamburg, GE) 12.00 Closing keynote plenary lecture Peter Libby (Boston, US)Discover more about the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Basic Science
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED: Fees for students : 250 Euros (the fee covers course registration, accommodation and breakfast, lunch, 3 evening meals, transport to and from Nice airport and transport between the Novotel Arenas and the European Heart House).
Extras: students will be expected to pay for their flights to Nice Airport and any items not covered in the list above.
The Summer School 2015 has a limited number of places. If you are accepted, your registration will be considered when payment of 250 Euros is made to the ESC. Dates to apply: From Mid January to Mid March 2015
The European Heart House - 2035 Route des Colles - Les Templiers - BP 179 06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
Jeremy Pearson (UK)
David Garcia Dorado (SP)
Jolanda van der Welden (NL)
Sarah Jane George (UK)
European Society of Cardiology
Les Templiers2035 Route des CollesCS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis, FR