BSCR Autumn Meeting | Heart Failure – new therapeutic strategies

BSCR Autumn Meeting | Heart Failure – new therapeutic strategies

Start date: September 9, 2019 - End date: September 10, 2019

Location: Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

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Scientific Programme

The full programme can be found here. Highlights include:

  • Scientific Session: Pathobiology and management of heart failure
  • Scientific Session: Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering for Heart Failure
  • Scientific Session: The Academia-Industry Interface in Heart Failure
  • Bernard and Joan Marshall Young Investigator Award presentations
  • Bernard and Joan Marshall Distinguished Lecture (Professor Joseph Wu, Stanford University; Cardiac repair and regeneration)
  • BSCR Keynote Lecture (Professor Ajay Shah, King’s College London; ROS, NO and heart failure)
  • Poster session and Early Career Symposium

Submit an abstract

The abstract submission system is now closed (deadline Monday 22nd July)

The top 6 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation over the two days of the Meeting. All other accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the poster session on Monday evening (posters will be available to view throughout the meeting). Notification of the outcome of your submission will be sent via e-mail in August 2019.

Register for the meeting

Standard registration fees (after July 22nd 2019)

  • BSCR student member (£35)
  • BSCR ordinary member (£80)
  • Non-member (£150)
  • Commercial (£150)
  • Invited speaker (free)

Please complete the registration form to attend the main meeting and ECR symposium (free). The conference dinner, which will take place at Emmanuel College, can also be booked here along with accommodation. Registration deadline: Monday 2nd September 2019

Apply here for membership to take advantage of reduced registration rates

Accommodation at Emmanuel College

The following accommodation is available on-site at Emmanuel College:

  • Standard single room (£45) – note these rooms do not have en suite facilities
  • Single room with en-suite (£65)
  • Twin room with en-suite (£95)

Accommodation can be booked as part of the registration process

More about Emmanuel College accommodation can be found here

Getting to Emmanuel College

The easiest way to travel to the conference is by rail. Emmanuel College is located within walking distance from Cambridge Station (~20 min walk), or alternatively, a taxi rank can be found just outside the station. A map of the college can be found here

Parking: There are no parking facilities available on-site. Delegates are strongly advised to travel by other means. For those delegates who need to travel by car, the nearest parking facility is located at the Queen Anne Terrace Car Park, Parkers Piece (CB1 1ND).

Student Travel Grants

The BSCR will consider awarding travel grants of up to £200 to bona fide students who are BSCR members towards the cost of attending this meeting. Awards are made at the discretion of the BSCR Treasurer, whose decision will be final. The aim of the scheme is to encourage PhD and DPhil students to attend and contribute to the meeting


  • The applicant must be registered for a PhD or DPhil in an institution in the United Kingdom.
  • The applicant must be a member of the British Society for Cardiovascular Research at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be the presenting author of an abstract accepted for communication at the meeting.
  • Students may only make one application per calendar year.
  • The applicant must state the mode of travel (e.g. rail, car, etc.) and claims must be based on the most economical mode and class of travel up to a maximum of £150.
  • Hotel accommodation must be no more than 3* or equivalent.
  • The cost of meals may not be included in the claim

Apply for a travel grant here

Deadline for application: Monday 26th August


The BSCR is grateful to the following companies for sponsoring the meeting:

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