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Does atherosclerosis have a sex & gender? Perspectives from basic science to clinical practice

Online symposium of the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology and the ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science

28/04/2021 17:00 28/04/2021 18:30 Europe/Paris Does atherosclerosis have a sex & gender? Perspectives from basic science to clinical practice

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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Summary

Online symposium organised by the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology and the ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science



During this symposium attendees learn the definition of gender, sex and the variety of environmental, socio-economic factors influencing gender. Furthermore, differences between gender and sexes regarding cardiovascular disease onset, development and therapy will be highlighted. Evidence coming from basic research and clinical studies will be presented and discussed.

Course directors

Marie-Luce Bochaton-Piallat (Switzerland), Chairperson of the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology

Paul Evans (UK), Chairperson of the ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science

Moderator

Elena Osto (Switzerland)

Preliminary Programme

Wednesday 28 April from 17:00 to 19:00

Sex differences and the heart: coronary microvascular dysfunction
Noel Bairey Merz (USA)
Sex and gender: modifiers of health, disease, and medicine
Franck Mauvais-Jarvis (USA)
Sex & gender differences in the crosstalk between the heart and brain. What COVID-19 taught us? Catherine Gebhard (Switzerland)
Sex in basic research: concepts in the cardiovascular research
Vera Regitz-Zagrosek (Germany)
Gender and sex aspects in atherosclerosis

Hester den Ruijter(The Netherlands)

Gender and hemodynamics
Jolanda J. Wentzel (The Netherlands)

All sessions will include discussions.

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Registration

Registration is complimentary.

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Registration deadline: 23 April 2021

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact us on workinggroups@escardio.org

Organisers

This course is organised by the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology and the ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science.

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