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BCVS 2018 Wrap Up from the Program Co-Chairs

Program Co-Chairs Michael S. Kapiloff, MD, PhD, Rong Tian, MD, PhD, and Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD review a successful week at BCVS 2018 in San Antonio.

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BCVS 2018 Scientific Sessions

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2018 Scientific Sessions
July 30–Aug. 2, 2018
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
 

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The American Heart Association (AHA) created the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) in 1999 to promote research and education. Our goal is to improve understanding of mechanisms of basic cardiovascular regulation to support the development of new therapies and insights into clinical cardiovascular disease. Special emphasis is placed on integrating molecular/cellular and physiological approaches to address problems relating to functional genomics, cell signaling, myocardial biology, circulatory physiology, pathophysiology and peripheral vascular disease.

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