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Symposium of the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology

19/04/2018 10:00 19/04/2018 17:00 Europe/Paris Symposium of the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology

The ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology organises its official Symposium in Florence, Palazzo Dei Congressi, on the 7th of July 2016.

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Basic Science
Vascular Biology and Physiology
Risk Factors and Prevention
In-person
event

Summary

The ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology organises its third biennial Symposium on the 19 April 2018 in Vienna.

It takes place one day prior to the Frontier in Cardiovascular Biology Congress (20-22 April) which will attract many cardiovascular scientists.

Previous symposia have attracted around 70-80 participants and aim to stimulate critical discussions and intense interactions between the audience and the speakers.



Preliminary Programme

09:30: Registration and Coffee

Session 1: Targeting Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Chairs: Magnus Bäck (SE) and Imo Hoefer (NL)

10:15-10:30: Introduction and Welcome address by the WG Chair, Paul Evans (UK)

10:30-11:00: Inflammation in atherosclerosis, Christian Weber (DE)

11:00-11:30: Immunomodulation in atherosclerosis, Christoph Binder (AT)

11:30-12:15: The prospective CANTOS trial of anti-inflammation in CVD, Peter Libby (US)


12:30-13:30: Lunch

Session 2: Immunometabolism in Cardiovascular Disease

Chairs: Esther Lutgens (NL), Ingrid Dumitriu (UK)

13:30-14:00: Immunometabolism: a new dimension to understand disease , Luke O’Neill (IRL)

14:00-14:30: Regulatory T-cell control of inflammation in obesity and T2D, Carolin Daniel (DE)

14:30-15:00: Break

15:00-15:30: Metabolic and functional plasticity of macrophage subsets, Jan Van den Bossche (NL)

15:30-16:00: Immunometabolic regulation of atherosclerosis, Daniel Ketelhuth (SE)

Registration

Prerequisite

Be or become a Member of the Working Group on Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology before registering. Membership is free so if you are not Member yet, please join now

Fees (once membership application has been completed)

  • 20 euros (including lunch)
  • Free for FCVB Delegates*

*Register for FCVB Congress first. Once you get your registration invoice, please send it to workinggroups@escardio.org (deadline: 10 April) and then register for the Symposium for free (deadline: 16 April)

Important dates

Registration opening: 19 January 2018

Registration deadline: 16 April 2018

Register