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.
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
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