Abstracts and Awards - BCVS Scientific Sessions 2021

Abstract Submission
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Key Documents
Refer to these documents for abstract submissions.

2021 Abstract Submission Categories

  1. Cardiac Regeneration, Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering
  2. Cell Death Mechanisms, Apoptosis, Necrosis and Autophagy
  3. Clinical/Translational Research
  4. Excitation-Contraction Coupling
  5. Genetics and Genomics of Cardiovascular Disease
  6. Human Cellular Models of Disease
  7. Inflammation and the Cardiovascular System
  8. Ion Channels and Arrhythmias
  9. Mechanisms of Myocardial Fibrosis
  10. Mechanisms of cardiac remodeling, hypertrophy and failure
  11. Mitochondria and Metabolism
  12. Myocardial Ischemia, Oxidative Stress, and Cardioprotection
  13. RNA and Cellular Regulation
  14. Sarcomeric Function and Contractility
  15. Signal Transduction Pathways
  16. Systems Approach to Cardiovascular Biology
  17. Transcriptional and Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression
  18. Cardio-immunology
  19. Cardio-Oncology
  20. COVID 19 in the Cardiovascular System

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Awards Submissions

Application for the Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award may be made by submitting your abstract to BCVS 2021 Scientific Sessions.
NOTE: Abstract Submissions are now closed.

Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award
This award recognizes up to three finalists who will be selected based on the originality, quality and impact of the work presented in their abstract and curriculum vitae.

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