Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine
Scientific Sessions 2020

Formerly ATVB|PVD Scientific Sessions

May 5–7, 2020
Hilton Chicago | Chicago, IL

Sponsored by: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Council
Peripheral Vascular Disease Council
and Genomics & Precision Medicine Council

Registration Information
Take advantage of early rates through March 3

Abstract Submissions
Abstract submission is now closed


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This annual meeting includes diverse disciplines within the arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, peripheral vascular disease, vascular surgery, and functional genomics research communities that allow investigators to explore areas of cross-disciplinary interests.

What's New?

  • NEW! The Abstract & Award Abstract Submission deadline has been extended to: Monday, January 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CT.
  • Preliminary Program

New this year

Bring the whole family!

This year we will be offering on-site childcare for children 6 months – 12 years! Learn more and pre-register before April 27, 2020.

Why You Should Attend in 2020

The conference provides unique opportunities to meet with colleagues from around the world with wide-ranging research interests and expertise for the timely 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 research. This 2 ½ day meeting includes special lectures, discussions, oral and poster abstract presentations, and provides opportunities for intense interaction among participants during sessions and breaks. We expect a broad representation from many disciplines and encourage young scientists to attend.

This meeting should appeal to scientists and clinicians in cardiovascular medicine, cardiovascular surgery, 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
Tuesday, November 5, 2019Abstract and Awards submissions OPEN
Wednesday, December 11, 2019Registration opens
Tuesday, January 27, 2020 (new date)Abstract and Awards submissions CLOSE
Tuesday, March 3, 2020Early Registration deadline
Wednesday, March 4, 2020Advanced Registration rates apply
Tuesday, March 31, 2020Advanced Registration deadline
Wednesday, April 1, 2020Standard Registration rates apply
May 5–7, 2020Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Scientific Sessions

Awards Information

Visit our Abstracts and Awards page for full details.

Additional Resources

Conference & Media Questions?

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