The Working Group on Development, Anatomy and Pathology is one of the oldest working groups within the ESC, which excels in integrating basic, translational and clinical research. The major focus are all aspects of heart development ranging from cardiac progenitor specification to signal transduction regulating morphogenesis as well as performance of the developing heart and most importantly all abnormal outcomes resulting in congenital heart defects. In addition, the working group integrates other disciplines (e.g. heart regeneration) and aims to strengthen bonds with other working groups within the ESC.
The establishment of a Young Community aims to provide a dedicated channel for more junior scientists to engage in the activities of the working group and to actively involve said young scientists in the organisation and delivery of the annual meeting. At the core of this initiative there is also the drive to develop activities in line with specific needs of the Young Community, such as networking events and a mentoring programme.
An interim Nucleolus has been established for the period 2019-2022:
From left to right Drs. Guillermo Luxan, Nikita Ved, Claudio Cortes
Become a member!
Members of ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology under 40 years old are automatically members of the Working Group Young Community.
Membership benefits: Why should you become a member?
- Receive late-breaking news from the ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology.
- Reduced admission fees for the annual Cardiovascular Development meeting of the Working Group.
- Networking opportunities to facilitate international collaboration.
You will be requested to sign-in to your My ESC account (or to create a free account if you are not registered yet) in order to fill-in the membership application form. Once submitted, it will be reviewed by the Working Group Chairperson before you can be accepted as a member.