Science News : ATVB PVD 2015 : Thursday, May 7, 2015

The ATVB|PVD 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.

Elliott Antman, MD, president of the American Heart Association, Kathryn J. Moore, PhD, chair of the council for ATVB, Michael Conte, MD, chair of the council for PVD, and Muredach P. Reilly, MBBCH, MSCE, program chair discuss the exciting science they have planned for the meeting in San Francisco this year.

Oral Abstracts: Concurrent Sessions

Baoqi Yu Smooth Muscle Cells Are Crucial for Vascular Stem Cell Migration and Vasculogenesis via Keratinocyte Cell-derived Chemokine
Baoqi Yu
King's College London, London, UK

Yu Presentation Slides | Yu Abstract
Eric Osborn Suppression of Coronary Artery Stent Inflammation by Colchicine Decreases Stent Restenosis, as Assessed by Serial in vivo Optical Molecular-structural Imaging
Eric A Osborn
Massachusetts General Hosp, Boston, MA

Osborn Abstract
Shobha GhoshDevelopment of Functionalized Nanoparticle Platform for Reducing Atherosclerosis
Shobha Ghosh
Virginia Commonwealth Univ, Richmond, VA

Ghosh Presentation Slides | Ghosh Abstract
Critical Limb Ischemia Progression is Associated with an Inflammatory Profile
Hendrik Gremmels
Univ Medical Ctr, Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Presentation Slides | Gremmels Abstract

Poster Session I

  • 286 - The Role of Gut Microbiota in Neointimal Hyperplasia After Vascular Injury
    Karen J Ho | Northwestern Univ, Chicago, IL
  • 257 - Pilot Study of the Safety and Feasibility of the Treatment of Paclitaxel Associated to a Cholesterol-Rich Nanoemulsion in Patients With Aortic Atherosclerotic Disease
    Raul C Maranhao | Heart Inst, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 179 - Ischemic Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation: 30-day Outcomes and Factors Associated with Severity
    Darae Ko, Boston Univ Sch of Med, Boston, MA
  • 258 - Significant Predictors of Survival Following Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    Albeir Y Mousa | WVU/CAMC, Charleston, WV
  • 273 - HDL Particle Concentration Inversely Associates with Incident Metabolic Syndrome in the Multiethnic Dallas Heart Study
    Preethi Mani | UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX