Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine | Scientific Sessions 2020

Virtual Event

Vascular Discovery 2020 is now OnDemand™

Our 2020 virtual meeting was a great success! Now, all registered attendees have access to watch any virtual session at any time for 90 days (until August 7, 2020).

Watch when you want!

Did you miss a concurrent session that you really wanted to see? Are you interested in the 17.5 hours of accreditation available? Want to watch a session again? No problem! To watch, just enter the sessions by clicking the button at the top of the page that reads, "Watch OnDemand Sessions here." (We recommend bookmarking this link.) To access Vascular Discovery ePosters, recorded moderated poster sessions, exhibits and more, visit our Heart Hub. The content on the Heart Hub will stay open-access.

Meeting Evaluations and CME/CE

Please visit to claim credit for each day attended. An email will be sent to each participant when credit claiming is available. Learn more about CME/CE credits for each day, and visit the Heart Hub and click "Claim CME" at the top of the page.

What if I didn't register before or during Vascular Discovery 2020?

If you missed the 2020 meeting altogether and still want to see the sessions, click the "Purchase Access" button in the Registration box above to get OnDemand™. The cost is $99 for AHA Partners, and $199 for Nonpartners. You will be able to access the sessions for up to two years (May 2022).

Stay current with the Vascular Discovery Heart Hub

Vascular Discovery 2020 is now virtual!

Same great conference goals, exciting new digital environment and year-round engagement!

The AHA is launching a specialty content Hub in which it will host Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Scientific Sessions 2020.

The Vascular Discovery Hub is the heart of the Vascular Discovery Virtual Event. It provides access to all Sessions and ePosters, and features relative content curated from AHA journals, councils, Science News and Professional Heart Daily. Industry is also represented in the virtual exhibit hall.

Session content includes:

  • 5 plenary sessions – including an award competition and Invited Lecture Series
  • 12 concurrent sessions – including invited speakers and oral abstract presentations
  • 8 moderated poster sessions – including poster discussants, 53 abstract presentations and 430 ePosters
  • 2 Early Career sessions

Post event, Hub content will be updated regularly to provide you with year-round Vascular Discovery content and connections. Check back often!

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Why Join Us in 2020

The virtual event will provide you with an exchange of information about new and emerging scientific research in the areas of arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, genomics, precision medicine, peripheral vascular disease, and vascular surgery. We will offer a broad representation from many disciplines and encourage young scientists to join us.

This event should appeal to scientists and clinicians in cardiovascular medicine, cardiovascular research, thrombosis research, clinical cardiology, molecular/cellular biology, vascular biology, vascular medicine, vascular surgery, endocrinology, genetics, functional genomics, hematology, immunology and physiology.

Key Dates

2020 Vascular Discovery Key Dates
Date Description
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Abstract and Awards submissions Open
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Registration opens
Tuesday, January 27, 2020 (new date) Abstract and Awards submissions Close
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Early Registration deadline
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Advanced Registration rates apply
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Advanced Registration deadline
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Standard Registration rates apply
May 5–7, 2020 Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Scientific Sessions


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