Advances in the Pathogenesis and Management of Cardiovascular Disease

Event details

This year our meeting will be held at the Royal College of Surgeons, fittingly associated with St Georges surgeon John Hunter.

We are proud to have gathered a faculty of outstanding clinicians and scientists from both the UK and Europe who will be addressing many of the hot issues associated with cardiovascular disease.  The meeting will cover recent advances in the pathogenesis and diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, with particular focus on ischaemic heart disease.

Call for abstracts is open. Please send applications on 1 A4 page to before the 6th November 2015.  Successful applicants will be contacted with poster details to display on the day.


Preliminary Programme

08:30     Registration and Coffee

09:00 - Welcome and Introduction                                                   - Juan Carlos Kaski

The Emerging Role of Inflammation in CVD                                   - Chairpersons: JC Kaski & G Hansson

09:10 - Inflammatory effects of platelet-monocyte interaction      - Albert Ferro

09:30     CD28null T cells as orchestrators of inflammation           - Ingrid Dumitriu

09:50     HDL and atherosclerosis progression                              - Ulf Landmesser

10:10     Questions & Panel discussion (Panel TBA)

10:30     Coffee and Posters                                         

11:00     Detecting vascular inflammation in patients                   - Robin Choudhury

11:20     Questions

 11:30    The Michael Davies Memorial Lecture  - Introduction:  - Juan Carlos Kaski

              The immune system in atherosclerosis                          - Goran Hansson  

 12:20    Lunch and Posters

 Afternoon sessions - New Therapies and Prevention

 Session1: Atrial Fibrillation                   Chairpersons:                - Wyn Davies & Mark Gallagher

13:20     Stroke prevention in AF – Which NOAC?                        - John Camm

13:50     Advances in ablation for AF                                              - Richard Schilling

14:20     Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts           - Andrew Grace

14:50     Questions & Panel discussion (I Savelieva, A Grace, R Schilling, E Behr)

15:10     Coffee and posters          

 Session 2: Angina and Heart Failure   -Chairpersons:                - Abhiram Prasad & Sanjay Sharma

15:30     New therapies for angina                                                  - Juan Carlos Kaski

15:50     Questions

16:00     New therapies for heart failure - Treatment algorithms and new drugs   -  Andrew Coats

16:20     Questions

 Session 3: Dyslipidaemia                                Chairperson:        - Gill Cockerill

 16:30     New trends in atherosclerosis – Advances in lipid management  - Julian Halcox (TBC)

17:00     Poster prize presentation - Summing up and meeting closure              

Start date
Friday, November 27, 2015
End date
Friday, November 27, 2015
The Royal College of Surgeons
35-43 Lincolns Inn Fields
WC2A 3PE London
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)20 87255 767
51° 30' 55.0224" N, 0° 6' 57.24" W

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