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Symposium on “Circulating Biomarkers in Atherosclerosis"

3 July 2014 - Barcelona, Spain

The Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology organizes, for the second time, a Symposium on “Circulating Biomarkers in Atherosclerosis” in Barcelona on 03 July 2014, one day prior the FCVB.

This symposium will bring together well-known experts in the area of cardiovascular biomarker research from all-over Europe to discuss recent advances in analytics (–omics) and emerging biomarkers which have revolutionized biomarker research in the past years.

The symposium will be held in the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, meeting room B12 (level -1).

Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Avenida Diagonal, 661-671
08028, Barcelona, Spain

The registration is FREE for Working Group members

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Session Chairs: Imo Hoefer & Sabine Steffens
11:00 - 11:10
Introduction by Working Group Chair

Christian Weber
11:10 - 11:40
Clinical value of biomarkers for primary prevention

Stefan Blankenberg 
11:40 - 12:10
Geno-phenotyping of atherosclerotic disease: from mice to men
Gerard Pasterkamp 
12:10 - 12:40
Circulating biomarkers 
Lina Badimon
12:40 - 13:10
Circulating lipids as biomarkers for coronary disease

Ulf Landmesser 

Lunch ***

Session Chairs: Gerard Pasterkamp & Christian Weber 
14:30 - 15:00
Microparticles as biomarkers in cardiovascular disease 
Chantal Boulanger 
15:00 - 15:30
Postgenomic Technologies for Biomarker Discovery and Mechanistic Insights in Plaque Vulnerability
Manuel Mayr
15:30 - 16:00
Quantitative Serum Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Metabolomics in Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Genetics
Mika Ala Korpela 
16:00 - 16:30
Proteomic strategies in the search of new biomarkers in cardiovascular diseases

Jesus Egido 

End of Symposium ***

Sponsorship Acknowledgements:

The ESC Working Group on  Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology gratefully acknowledges the valuable involvement of the following organisations in symposium through Sponsorship:

  • Beckman Coulter
  • Hycult Biotech