Science News for BCVS 2021

#BCVS21 coverage brings you insights into selected science from this year's virtual conference held August 23-25, 2021. Find exclusive interviews, simultaneous publications, and more – all in one place.

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Monday's Selected Science

BCVS 2021 Program Highlights

Program Committee Chair Pilar Alcaide, MS, PhD, FAHA and Vice-Chair Sumanth Prabhu, MD, FAHA highlight some of the topics, speakers, and events they have planned for the meeting this year.

Early Career Sessions on The Next Big Thing in Cardiovascular Research

Moderators in the Early Career Sessions highlight the science presented as The Next Big Thing in Cardiovascular Research.

  • Jean Chrisostome Bopassa, MS, PhD, FAHA
  • Patricia Nugyen, MD
  • Mo Al-khalaf, PhD
  • Sarah Schumacher, PhD

More Monday Science

Comparable Impairment Of Vascular Endothelial Function By A Wide Range Of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices
Poonam Rao, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

An Antiplatelet Agent Sarpogrelate Suppresses Pressure Overload-induced Development Of Heart Failure In A 5-ht2aReceptor-independent Manner
Kana Shimizu, Univ of Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan

Tuesday's Selected Science

COVID-19 and Myocardial Injury

Moderators Milka Koupenova, PhD and Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD discuss the science presented in the Concurrent Session "COVID-19 and Myocardial Injury: Short- and Long-Term Cardiovascular Effects.”

Inflammation and HFpEF

Julie B. Bossuyt, DVM and Kory J. Lavine, MD, PhD recap the science from the poster session they moderated on "Inflammation and HFpEF."

Wednesday's Selected Science

Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award Winner

Glynnis Gary, MD interviews the winner of this year’s Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award, Christopher Toepfer, PhD about his work on differentiating the disease pathomechanisms of different types of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Interview with BCVS 2021 Keynote Lecturer Douglas L. Mann, MD

Program Committee Chair Pilar Alcaide, MS, PhD, FAHA interviews Douglas L. Mann, MD about his Keynote Lecture, “The Role of Innate Inflammation in Cardiac Injury and Repair.”