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Vascular Biology and Physiology
Risk Factors and Prevention
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.
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
Elena Osto (Switzerland)
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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