Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Scientific Sessions 2021

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Why Join Us in 2021

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.

Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine 2021 Scientific Sessions Program Committee

 
Lars Maegdefessel, MD, PhD

Lars Maegdefessel, MD, PhD
Conference Chair
Technical University Munich
Munich, Germany

Katey Rayner, PhD

Katey Rayner, PhD
Conference Vice Chair
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Members

  • Luke P. Brewster, MD, PhD, RVT, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Mete Civelek, PhD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Scott M. Damrauer, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ebru Erbay, MD, PhD, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
  • Jason Fish, PhD, Toronto General Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Naomi M. Hamburg, MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Peter Henke, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Ngan F. Huang, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • Luisa Iruela Arispe, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
  • Yogendra Kanthi, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Milka Koupenova, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Esther Lutgens, MD, PhD, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Clint Miller, PhD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Pradeep Natarajan, MD, MSc, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Manuel F. Navedo, PhD, University of California-Davis, Davis, California
  • A. Phillip Owens, PhD, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aruna Pradhan, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Babak Razani, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Alan T. Remaley, MD, PhD, NIH/NHLBI, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Kerry Anne Rye, PhD, FAHA, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Nalini Santanam, PhD, MPH, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia
  • Mary Sorci-Thomas, PhD, FAHA, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Adam Straub, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Miao Wang, PhD, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Nancy R. Webb, PhD, FAHA, Immediate Past Conference Chair, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Marit Westerterp, PhD, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Randal J. Westrick, PhD, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
  • Dennis Wolf, MD, University Heart Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Liaisons

  • Elena Aikawa, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Magdalena Chrzanowska, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, FAHA, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Carolyn Ho, MD, MS, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Muredach P. Reilly, MBBCH, MSCE, FAHA, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • Gissette Reyes-Soffer, MD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Daisy Sahoo, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Cynthia St. Hilaire, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Timothy Stalker, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Xiaofeng Yang, MD, PhD, Temple University Katz School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Additional Resources

  • Catch up on science presented last year!
    Get access to Vascular Discovery 2020's science presentations by purchasing Vascular Discovery OnDemand
    Content is available through May 13, 2022
    $99 for AHA Members
    $199 for Non-members

Questions?

Registration

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