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ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science

Who we are

esc-council-basic-cardiovascular-science-top-banner.jpgThe Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science (CBCS) exists to raise the profile of basic science within the ESC.  It brings together representatives from Working Groups and external subject-related European Societies. Younger scientists were supported by CBCS to create the Scientists of Tomorrow, one of the ESC’s Young Communities, who actively contribute to all the Council’s activities. 

What we do

Role of the Council

  • To promote pure science disciplines via the ESC basic science programme of ESC Congress
  • To bridge the gap between basic science and clinical practice 
  • To allow basic scientists to present their speciality at ESC Congress
  • To act as a Europe wide forum for cardiovascular research societies and a conduit for positive collaboration 
  • To share experiences with other ESC Associations and Councils 
  • To establish links with sister societies 
  • To improve basic science programme of ESC Congress

About the Council

History of the Council

Our activities

Frontiers in CardioVascular Biomedicine 2024

The Frontiers in CardioVascular Biomedicine meetings are considered as one of the most relevant exchange platforms for basic and translational cardiovascular biology. Find out More

Basic Science Summer School 2023

The CBCS Summer School is organised every two years at the European Heart House (Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France) by the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science with the contribution of the Scientists of Tomorrow.

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ESC Congress

Access the congress Basic Science resources

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Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science's Elections 2024-2026

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