Joint BAS/BSCR Late Spring Meeting 2020

Manchester Central, Manchester, UK

1st – 2nd June 2020


Abstracts (Deadline 2nd March)

Preliminary Programme

Further Information on BCS website

Symposium Title: Novel Insights into Cardiovascular comorbidities

Monday 1st June 2020, 10.45-12.15

Chairs – Andy Sage, Rhian Touyz

Jose Fuster, CNIC MadridClonal hematopoiesis – links to atherosclerotic disease

Ian Bruce, University of ManchesterRheumatological diseases – a cardiovascular risk factor

Antony Vidal-Puig, University of CambridgeObesity and Adipose dysfunction in cardiovascular risk

Rhian Touyz, University of Glasgow Diabetes, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease: Clinical Insights and Vascular Mechanisms

Symposium Title: Neuroimmune Modulation of Cardiovascular Function

Monday 1st June 2020, 13.45-15.15

Chairs – Pasquale Maffia, Tomasz Guzik

Peder OlofssonNeuronal control of inflammation and bioelectronic medicine

Prof Partha Dutta – Sympathetic Neuronal Activation Triggers Myeloid Progenitor Proliferation and Differentiation

Prof Daniela CarnevaleNeuroimmune Control of Cardiac and Vascular Remodelling in Hypertension

Dr Giuseppe D’AgostinoControl of Peripheral Metabolism via Genetic Modulation of Brain Circuits

Symposium Title: A decade of genome-wide association studies

Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 8.30-10.00

Chairs – Manuel Mayr, Sanjay Sinha

Jeanette Erdmann, Luebeck, Germany – What have we learnt for coronary artery disease?

Aroon Hingorani, UCLMendelian randomisation – causal analysis and drug development

Gerard Pasterkamp, Utrect, NetherlandsFine-tuning the definition of the atherosclerotic plaque at risk, the value of bulk and single cell RNA sequencing of human plaques.

Hugh Watkins, OxfordThe impact of common variants on rare/inherited disease phenotypes

Other Sessions

Joint BCS/BAS/BSCR Young Investigator Prize

Deadlines to be announced shortly

Combined BCS/BAS/BSCR with the top 5 applications being selected for oral presentation on Tuesday lunchtime with a first prize of £1,000. Open to basic scientists who are no more than 5 years post-PhD and clinicians who have not attained consultant status. Application requires submission of a brief communication (1,000 words with up to 5 tables/figures). Please note that if your submission for the Young Investigator Prize is not shortlisted for presentation, it is not automatically entered as a standard poster abstract submission. To do this you will need to separately submit your abstract following the normal submission process and you are encouraged to do this – if your application for the Young Investigator Prize is subsequently shortlisted then you will have the option of withdrawing your standard poster abstract.

John French Lecture – tbc

Poster sessions

Hot TopicsInsights into novel techniques and approaches in cardiovascular science from leading practitioners