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20th Annual Autumn Meeting of the BSH

Start date: November 23, 2017 - End date: November 24, 2017

Location: Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London

Registration form: pdfword
Accreditation RCN: 14 study hours (reference 6451)
Accreditation RCP: 11 category 1 (external) CPD credits (code 113261)
BCS approved
Abstract submission guidelines: deadline 11 September 2017
Meeting report from 2016 meeting

"Always a worthwhile event - the range of topics, presenters and venue are well thought through."Anonimous delegate

"This is the best meeting I attend. The variety of speakers and topics is excellent. There is a very friendly culture which means I feel involved and can ask questions outside of the sessions when I mix with the speakers and other colleagues. The organisation is very good. Thank you once again to everyone at the BSH."Anonimous delegate

"Been attending this meeting for 7 consecutive years and it's just getting better and better!"Anonimous delegate

BSCR/BAS spring meeting 2015 – New Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science

Start date: June 8, 2015 - End date: June 9, 2015

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

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Programme: Available here.


  • Altering blood vessel growth to reduce cardiovascular disease
  • Vascular Calcification
  • Young Investigators award
  • Systemic inflammation in cardiovascular disease
  • Unravelling the structural basis of cardiovascular disease throught the appplication of advanced imaging techniques

Registration: Via the BCS website here.

Abstract Submission: Now open.

Accommodation: Can be booked here

Student Bursaries: Are available here

Sarah George,
Ashley Miller,
Margaux Horn,
Yvonne Alexander

BSCR autumn meeting 2014 – Cardiovascular Signalling in Health and Disease

Start date: September 8, 2014 - End date: September 9, 2014

Location: Palmer Building, University of Reading


Programme: Available now.


  • Signalling to gene and protein expression
  • Signalling in disease
  • Novel aspects of signalling in the cardiovascular system
  • The Bernard and Joan Marshall Awards
  • Free Communications: There will be oral presentations of selected abstracts

Special Lectures:

  • The Bernard and Joan Marshall distinguished investigator lecture: Professor Mark Sussman (San Diego, USA)
  • University of Reading ICMR Lecture: Professor Susan Steinberg (Columbia, USA)
  • BPS Invited Lecture: Professor Sian Harding (Imperial)

Registration: Online registration is available now here. Available until Monday 23rd August!

Abstract Submission: Closed.

Accommodation: A link to accommodation in Reading is available here

Directions to University of Reading

Student Bursaries: The BSCR will consider awarding travel grants of up to £200 to bona fide students who are BSCR members. Application forms are available here.

Organisers: Sam Boateng, Katrina Bicknell and Carolyn Carr

Park House - Conference Dinner Venue

The Maiwand lion in Forbury Gardens

BSCR Autumn Meeting 2018 and Early Career Symposium

Start date: September 10, 2018 - End date: September 11, 2018

Location: The Edge, Endcliffe Village, University of Sheffield



Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th September, The Edge Conference Centre, Endcliffe Village, University of Sheffield, UK

including a pre-meeting Early Career Symposium on Monday morning

Early Career Symposium:

Half-day symposium aimed at providing researchers at early career stages with advice and insights into a range of pertinent issues including:

  • Career progression experiences from Research Fellows at various career stages
  • Insights into getting a research proposal funded
  • Maximising support in career development
  • Multi-disciplinary approaches to cardiovascular research questions

Please note there will also be a networking event for Early Career Researchers (including a free drink!) from 19:00-21:00 on the evening of Sunday 9th September.  Come along to meet the organisers and other Early Career Researchers and start building your network early!

Programme of the BSCR Autumn Meeting:

  • Free oral communications
  • Poster session
  • Invited lecture from Jake Lusis, UCLA
  • Marshall Distinguished Lecturer Award
  • Marshall Young Investigator and Research Excellence Prizes

Hot topics to be covered:

  • Microvesicles and exosomes
  • Metabolism and inflammation
  • Immunity and inflammation
  • Bernard and Joan Marshall Research Prizes (including Professor Hanjoong Jo, Emory University and Georgia Tech, Atlanta, as the Distinguished Investigator)
  • Keynote lecture - Sarah George, University of Bristol
Registration is now open

If you registered for the conference dinner, please remember that it will be held on Monday evening at The Edge. Instructions on how to get there can be found here

If you need a parking permit please contact Sue Clary ([email protected]).

Abstract submission is now closed

Oral abstract session – the top 4 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation on Tuesday morning.
Poster abstract sessions – a poster session will be held on Monday evening; posters will be available to view throughout the meeting.


On-site accommodation will be available in Endcliffe Village.

Confirmed speakers include: Chantal Boulanger (Paris, France), Victoria Ridger (Sheffield, UK), Fiona Wilkinson (Manchester, UK), Rienk Nieuwland (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), Antony Hegarty (UK), Charalambos Antoniades (Oxford, UK), Antonio Vidal‐Puig (Cambridge, UK), Stefan Herzig (Munich, Germany) and Robin Chaudhury (Oxford, UK) among others.
Student Bursaries: 

The BSCR will consider awarding travel grants of up to £200 to bona fide students who are BSCR members.

Apply for a travel grant now.

Prof. Paul Evans

Dr Endre Kiss‐Toth
Dr Victoria Ridger
Dr Heather Wilson


The BSCR and the organising committee are open to sponsoring or donations towards the costs of this meeting



Our Sponsors



BSCR autumn meeting 2017 – Cardiac Metabolic Disorders and Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Start date: September 11, 2017 - End date: September 12, 2017

Location: Richard Doll Building, University of Oxford, UK



Sessions include –

  • Free oral communications
  • Poster session
  • Invited lecture from Japanese Vascular Society
  • Marshall Distinguished Lecturer Award
  • Marshall Young Investigator and Research Excellence Prizes

Registration: Open soon

Confirmed speakers include: Jules Griffin (Cambridge), Chuck Cunningham (Toronto),Gerry McCann (Leicester), Rong Tian (Washington), Lisa Heather (Oxford), Heike Bugger (Freiburg), Paolo Bernardi (Padua), Craig Lygate (Oxford), Kieran Clarke (Oxford), Ellen Aasum (Tromso), Michael Frenneaux (UEA/Aberdeen), Susan Jebb (Oxford), and Mike Murphy (Cambridge)

Accommodation: Accommodation will availble at Balliol

Student Bursaries: The BSCR will consider awarding travel grants of up to £200 to bona fide students who are BSCR members. Available here.

Carolyn Carr,

Michael Dodd,
Lisa Heather,


The BSCR and the organising committee would like to thank the following sponsors for providing support for this meeting.