Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine
Scientific Sessions 2019

Formerly ATVB|PVD Scientific Sessions

May 14–16, 2019
Marriott Copley Square Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts

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

Abstract Submissions
Abstract submission is now closed.


See Abstract Categories, Rules and Guidelines
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.

Thanks for making 2019 a success!

Attendees pose for a selfie at Vascular Discovery 2019 in Boston, Mass.

Other Vascular Events of Interest

KinMet 2019 (link opens in new window)
May 13, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Marriott Copley Square Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts

Scientists interested in lipoprotein and cellular metabolism and kinetic modeling are invited to attend KinMet 2019. This informal meeting will provide a forum for all researchers, including postgraduate students, to present some preliminary data, a complete research study, or to discuss issues related to experimental design and analysis. There is no additional cost to attend this meeting, and all registrants are invited.

Vascular Research Initiatives Conference – Hard Science: Calcification and Vascular Solutions (link opens in new window)
May 13, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Marriott Copley Square Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts
A separate registration fee is required to attend.

The 33rd annual Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC), presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS), is a one-day session preceding the main Vascular Discovery Scientific Sessions that is ting uniquely designed to foster interaction among top scientists of diverse disciplines who are investigating peripheral vascular disease and its treatments. The conference is also dedicated to stimulating and encouraging interest in research among trainees who are aspiring academic vascular surgeons.

HDL Workshop (link opens in new window)
May 16, 2019, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. to May 17, 2019, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Marriott Copley Square Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts, Grand Ballroom, Salons A-D
Sponsored and Supported by: HDL Workshop

Held immediately following the Vascular Discovery Spring Meeting, the HDL Workshop provides an opportunity for researchers in the HDL community to discuss the latest developments in the field. In addition to a panel discussion driven by leaders in the field, this highly interactive international forum features short talks and stimulating discussions among the attendees and speakers.

Chinese American Academy of Cardiology/Chinese Society for Vascular Medicine (CAAC-CSVM) Symposium and China Night (link opens in new window)
May 13, 2019, Symposium: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Grand Ballroom Salons C-D)
China Night Dinner: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Grand Ballroom Salons A-B)
Marriott Copley Square Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts

CAAC/CVSM Program and Reception information (PDF)

This event is hosted by the Chinese American Academy of Cardiology and the Chinese Society for Vascular Medicine. Join us to promote cardiovascular research excellence and collaboration.

Key Dates

2019 Vascular Discovery Key Dates
October 30, 2018Abstract and Awards submissions OPEN
December 19, 2018Registration opens
January 22, 2019Abstract and Awards submissions CLOSE
March 12, 2019Early Registration deadline
March 13, 2019Advanced Registration rates apply
April 9, 2019Advanced Registration deadline
April 10, 2019Standard Registration rates apply
May 14–16, 2019Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine

Target Audience

The conference will especially appeal to:

  • Basic scientists
  • Translational and clinical investigators
  • Clinicians interested in:
Target Audience - Clinicians interested in:
Vascular HealthVascular Medicine
AtherosclerosisVascular Biology
ThrombosisVascular surgery
ThromboembolismPeripheral artery disease
Molecular/cellular biologyFunctional genomics

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