BAS Autumn meeting 2018, Queens College, Cambridge

 “From the Vulnerable Plaque to the Vulnerable Patient”

Thursday 6th – Friday 7th September 2018

Venue: Queens College, Cambridge

Abstract submissions will be open in early 2018

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Hugh Sinclair LECTURE:

The Hugh Sinclair memorial lecture (more information) is awarded annually and given at the autumn meeting. This year we are delighted to announce the lecture will be given by

Professor VALENTIN FUSTER MD, PhD

(Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA)

Conference sessions and confirmed speakers:

Meeting Programme (pdf)

STUDYING THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF VULNERABLE PLAQUE

Robin Choudhury (Oxford) – Using transcriptomics to study the vulnerable coronary plaque

Nilesh Samani (Leicester) – Genome wide association studies: new lessons and new targets

Helle Jorgensen (Cambridge) – Global Epigenetics of Atherosclerotic Smooth Muscle cells

Jason Johnson (Bristol) – Matrix Metalloproteinase regulation of vulnerable plaques

IDENTIFYING AND IMAGING VULNERABLE PLAQUES

Keith Channon (Oxford) – Discovering new biomarkers to detect the vulnerable plaque

Zahi A. Fayad (New York) – Molecular imaging of atherosclerotic plaques: Detecting unstable lesions

David Newby (Edinburgh) – Detecting unstable plaques in humans

TREATING VULNERABLE PATIENTS

Alberico L. Catapano (Milan) – Targeting PCSK-9: Implications for basic science and upcoming challenges

Ziad Mallat (Cambridge) – Current Approaches to Target Cardiovascular Inflammation

Arnold von Eckardstein (Zurich) – Targeting HDL: What’s next in basic science after the REVEAL trial

EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD – oral presentations (x6)

POSTER SESSION with EARLY CAREER AWARDs

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