Thursday 16 – Friday 17 September 2021
Why attend our BAS meeting?
The BAS audience is consisted of both clinicians and basic scientists with interest in atherosclerosis and it’s mechanisms.
Abstract submissions are encouraged from BAS ordinary, junior and student members.
Submitted abstracts will be shortlisted for oral presentation at the Early Career Investigator competition, oral presentation at the single cell workshop as well as a moderated poster session.
Abstract submission deadline extension | Submission now closed
Thursday 16 September | 10:00 – 20:00 hrs
Friday 17 September | 09:00 – 16:00 hrs
Vascular Ageing and Hypertension – towards new targets for treatments
Professor Tomas GUZIK, Professor Sheila FRANCIS + Dr Helle JORGENSEN
Hugh Sinclair lecture
Chairperson: Charis Antoniades (BAS)
Exploring Familial Hypercholesterolaemia – the journey of PCSK9
Prof Catherine BOILEAU, Paris, FRANCE
Hypertension – state of the art
Co-chairs: Michael Holmes (BAS) + Tomasz Guzik (BAS)
Hypertension and genomics
Prof Sir Mark CAULFIELD, London, UK
Hypertension and Immunity
Prof David HARRISON, Vanderbilt, USA
Vascular Smooth muscle cells, ageing and cardiovascular disease
Co-chairs: Endre Kiss-Toth( BAS) + Mandy Grootaert ( BAS)
Vascular smooth muscle cell ageing and calcification
Prof Cathy SHANAHAN, London, UK
Novel insights into premature ageing and atherosclerosis
Prof Vicente ANDRES, Madrid, SPAIN
Clonal expansion of SMCs and atherosclerosis
Prof Jacob Fog BENTZON, Aarhus, DENMARK
Early career investigator awards
Co-chairs: Tomasz Guzik (BAS) + Murray Clarke (BAS)
The intersection between inflammation and coagulation
Co-chairs: Sheila Francis (BAS) + Inhye Park (BAS)
Interleukin-1 alpha, coagulation and inflammation
Dr Murray CLARKE, Cambrdge, UK
Crosstalk between platelets and Immunity
Prof Steffen MASSBERG, Munich, GERMANY
Emerging interventions for hypertension
Co-chairs: Ric Cubbon (BAS) + Tomasz Guzik ( BAS)
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological targets of hypertension
Prof Markus SCHLAICH, Perth, AUSTRALIA
Precision medicine and cardiovascular disease
Prof Dame Anna DOMINICZAK, Glasgow, UK
Periodontal therapy in hypertensive patients
Prof Tomasz GUZIK, Glasgow, UK
Young BAS Community session – Inspiring Career Talk and questions
Co-chairs: Inhye Park (BAS) + Mandy Grootaert (BAS)
This is a new initiative created by, and for young scientists.
Its mission is to bring young scientists from the cardiovascular field together thereby increasing the outreach of the BAS in the UK and beyond.
The inaugural session will have an exciting career talk from Dr Helle JORGENSEN (Cambridge, UK).
Moderated poster session
Single cell-RNA sequencing Symposium
Friday 17 September | 13:00 – 16:00 hrs
Cell Atlas Technologies to Study Vasculature and Inflammation
Dr Sarah TEICHMANN (Cambridge, UK)
Workshop led by 10X and Miltenyi Biotec on latest development in single cell analysis, sample prep guide and hands-on data analysis.
Registration offers access to all the sessions and on demand for one month following the meeting.
BAS members (Ordinary, Honorary, Senior) | £50.00
Student BAS members | £0.00
Junior BAS members | £25.00
Non BAS Society members (Healthcare professionals, scientists, researchers, trainees) | £90.00
Industry (Pharma, diagnostic and other commercial companies) | £125.00