Science News from ATVB|PVD 2014 Scientific Sessions

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology | Peripheral Vascular Disease

Welcome to Science News from ATVB 2014!

The ATVB conference provides multiple opportunities for diverse disciplines and early career attendees to explore areas of cross-disciplinary interests within the arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, peripheral vascular disease, vascular surgery, and functional genomics research communities.

Featured Science from Thursday, May 1

Science and video interviews covered on Thursday includes:

  • Basigin Promotes Vascular Smooth Muscle Proliferation and Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Novel Functions of Small GTPase Rap1 in Regulating Endothelial Homeostasis: Control of Nitric Oxide Release, Vascular Function and Blood Pressure
  • MiR-33 Coordinately Regulates Macrophage Autophagy
  • Disturbed Flow Alters Genomewide DNA Methylation Patterns, Regulating Endothelial Gene Expression and Atherosclerosis
  • SH2B3 Is a Genetic Determinant of Cardiac Inflammation and Fibrosis

Featured Science from Friday, May 2

Science and video covered Friday includes:

  • An Abundant Dysfunctional Apolipoprotein A1 in Human Atheroma
  • Small Dense LDL Cholesterol Predicts Incident Diabetes Mellitus: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
  • Cholesterol Efflux Pathways in Dendritic Cells Suppress Autoimmune Responses
  • Intervention With Citrus Flavonoids Reverses Existing Metabolic Disorders and Attenuates the Progression of Advanced Atherosclerosis in High Fat--Fed LDLr-/- Mice
  • KLF14 is a Novel Regulator of Human Metabolism

Featured Science from Saturday, May 3

Science and video interviews featured Saturday include:

  • Hoeg Award Lecture: Monocytes in Atherosclerosis
  • Keynote Lecture: Gene Therapy for Hemophilia: The Clot Thickens
  • Distinguished Lecture: Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Proliferation in Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis