BAS Annual meeting 2018, Queens College, Cambridge

“From the Vulnerable Plaque to the Vulnerable Patient”

Endorsed by the European Atherosclerosis Society

Thursday 6th – Friday 7th September 2018

Venue: Queens College, Cambridge

Abstract submission: Now Closed

This year we have a record number of abstracts

Main Registration now closed – Late registrations accepted on a first come-first serve basis (Abstract presenter late registration also still accepted).

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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)

“Scientific Bases of Health: Imaging, Omics and Behaviour

Conference sessions and confirmed speakers:

Meeting Programme (pdf) Meeting Flier (jpg)

 

STUDYING THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF VULNERABLE PLAQUE

Robin Choudhury (Oxford) – Using  transcriptomics to understand macrophage function in human atherosclerotic 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

Kosh Ray (Imperial) – 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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Venue and Travel Details

Queens’ College (site plan)
Silver Street
Cambridge
CB3 9ET

https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/conferences/find-us

Note: There is NO car parking available at Queens College. Travel by public transport is recommended as car parking within the city can be expensive.

Park & Ride link http://cambridgeparkandride.info/

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