ATVB|PVD 2017 Scientific Sessions

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology | Peripheral Vascular Disease

May 4 – 6, 2017
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis | Minneapolis, Minn.
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This annual meeting includes diverse disciplines within the arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, peripheral vascular disease, vascular surgery, and functional genomics research communities that allow investigators to explore areas of cross-disciplinary interests.

Other Conferences of Interest

The following conferences/symposia are not part of the education activities for ATVB/PVD 2017.

Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (link opens in new window)
May 3, 2017, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
A separate registration fee is required to attend

The 31st annual Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC), presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS), is a one-day session preceding the main ATVB/PVD meeting, uniquely designed to foster interaction among top scientists of diverse disciplines who are investigating peripheral vascular disease and its treatments. The conference is also dedicated to stimulating and encouraging interest in research among trainees who are aspiring academic vascular surgeons.

Please click the link in the title of this conference to register.

Chinese American Academy of Cardiology-Chinese Society for Vascular Medicine (CAAC-CSVM) Symposium and China Night (link opens in new window)
May 3, 2017, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Symposium: 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
China Night Dinner: 7:00-10:00 pm 
A separate registration and fee required

This event is hosted by the Chinese American Academy of Cardiology and the Chinese Society for Vascular Medicine. Join us to promote cardiovascular research excellence and collaboration. There is no cost to attend the symposium, however, a separate registration and fee is required to attend the China Night reception and dinner. China Night may be added when you register to attend the ATVB/PVD meeting.

Kinetics-Metabolism 2017 (link opens in new window)
May 3, 2017, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 pm

Scientists interested in lipoprotein and cellular metabolism and kinetic modeling are invited to attend KinMet 2017. This informal meeting will provide a forum for all researchers, including postgraduate students, to present some preliminary data, a complete research study, or to discuss issues related to experimental design and analysis. There is no additional cost to attend this meeting, and all registrants are invited.

7th Annual HDL Workshop (link opens in new window)
May 6-7, 2017, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1:30 pm on May 6 to 12:00 pm on May 7

Held immediately following the ATVB Spring Meeting, the HDL Workshop provides an opportunity for researchers in the HDL community to discuss the latest developments in the field. In addition to a panel discussion driven by leaders in the field, this highly interactive international forum features short talks and stimulating discussions among the attendees and speakers.

Registration is free, but will be limited to the first 125 registrants. Please click the link in the title of this workshop to register.

For further information or questions, please email the Chair at

CME/CE Credit

The American Heart Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

To successfully complete this activity, learners must fully participate in the sessions. In addition, learners must provide feedback that will be used for evaluative and outcomes measurement purposes.

Learners will check-in onsite for attendance verification purposes and will be required to provide evaluative feedback before CME/CE credit can be claimed.

Target Audience

The conference will especially appeal to scientists and clinicians in:
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Research
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Functional Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Molecular/cellular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Thrombosis Research
  • Vascular Biology
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery

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