BAS/BSCR at the BCS Annual Conference 2021

BAS/BSCR at the BCS Annual Conference 2021

Start date: June 7, 2021 - End date: June 8, 2021

Location: Online

BSCR events

For abstract submission see here.

To register see here.


BAS / BSCR Joint sessions

Monday 7th June 2021

14:00-14:55 - Novel Insights into Cardiovascular comorbidities

Chairs – Dr Andy Sage, Prof Rhian Touyz


Dr Jose Fuster, CNIC Madrid

Clonal hematopoiesis – links to atherosclerotic disease


Prof Antony Vidal-Puig, University of Cambridge

Obesity and Adipose dysfunction in cardiovascular risk


Prof Rhian Touyz, University of Glasgow

Diabetes, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease: Clinical Insights and Vascular Mechanisms


15:00-15:55 -  Neuroimmune Modulation of Cardiovascular Function

Chairs – Prof Tomasz Guzik, Dr Pasquale Mafia


Prof Peder Olofsson, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Neuronal control of inflammation and bioelectronic medicine


Prof Daniela Carnevale, Sapienza University of Rome

Neuroimmune Control of Cardiac and Vascular Remodelling in Hypertension


Dr Giuseppe D’Agostino, The University of Manchester

Control of Peripheral Metabolism via Genetic Modulation of Brain Circuits


16.00-16.55 - The Best of the Best Oral Presentations

Chairs – Dr Murray Clarke and Dr May Azzawi


4 oral presentations selected from the top scoring Abstracts

Prizes of £250 for the winner and £125 for the runner up.


Tuesday 8th June 2021

13:00-13:55 - A decade of genome-wide association studies

Chairs – Prof Manuel Mayr, Dr Sanjay Sinha


Prof Jeanette Erdmann, Luebeck, Germany

What have we learnt for coronary artery disease?


Prof Aroon Hingorani, UCL

Mendelian randomisation – causal analysis and drug development


Prof Hugh Watkins, The University of Oxford

The impact of common variants on rare/inherited disease phenotypes


14:00-14:55 – Spotlight on BHF Fellows

Chairs – TBC


16:00-16:55 - BSCR and BAS Rapid Fire Poster Presentations

Chairs – Prof Endre Kiss-Toth and Dr Jovana Serbanovic-Canic


7 poster presentations from other top scoring Abstracts

Prizes of £100 for the winner and £50 for the runner up.


17:00-18:00 - The BAS John French Lecture:

Chair - Prof Charis Antoniades


Dr Nicola Smart, University of Oxford

Mechanisms of vessel growth and repair: insights from the developing embryo

Michael Davies Early Career Award

This award is to honour researchers who have recently established themselves as independent investigators and who have made an outstanding contribution to cardiovascular science. The award is open for applications from clinicians and non-clinicians who have an affiliation with a UK institution.

The award of £1500 and a certificate, is made at the Annual Conference. Unsuccessful applicants from previous years are encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications will close at 17:00, 31st March

Application form

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