BSCR/BAS SPRING MEETING, 2017

Title: "New Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science 2017"

Joint meeting of the British Society for Cardiovascular Research and the British Cardiovascular Society

Date: 5th - 6th June, 2017

Venue:British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference, Manchester Central Conference Centre, Manchester

Programme:

Sessions include –

  • Understanding the cross-talk between adipose tissue and the cardiovascular system: Translating basic science to clinical practice
  • Cardiac and arterial ageing
  • Leukocytes in cardiovascular inflammation: Resident and infiltrating cells
  • BCS/BSCR/BAS Highlight Session: Will stem cell research change clinical practice?
  • Diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • Basic Science Hot Topics
  • Registration:

    Is free for BAS and BSCR members who should ensure that they register using the "BAS/BSCR Joint Meeting" tab. The conference dinner will be held on Monday evening (venue to be confirmed), with a reduced rate for student delegates.

    Abstract Submission: Closed

    Poster abstract session – two poster sessions will be held on Monday evening (together with a wine reception) and Tuesday afternoon; posters will be available to view throughout the day.

    Accommodation:

    Can be booked as part of the registration process or agreed delegate rates are available via Visit Manchester.

    Young Investigator Prize competition:

    Now combined with the BCS with the top 5 applications being selected for oral presentation on Tuesday lunchtime with a first prize of £1,000. Open to basic scientists who are no more than 5 years post-PhD and clinicians who have not attained consultant status. The revised application process requires submission of a 1000-word communication together with your standard abstract.

    Student Bursaries: Details to follow Here

    The BAS/BSCR will consider awarding travel grants of up to £200 to bona fide students who are BAS/BSCR members and are presenting an abstract at the meeting – application form available soon.