Cardiovascular Theme Symposium (Day 2)

Cardiovascular Theme Symposium (Day 2)

October 13, 2023

7:30am – 5:00pm

T Cell-Fibroblast Interphase in Cardiac Pathophysiology

Pilar Alcaide, PhD, Tufts University

Immunobiology of Human Vascular Endothelial Cells

Jordan Pober, MD, PhD, Yale University

Targeting Mitochondria to Treat Cardiometabolic Disease

Ajit Divakaruni, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

From Mapping the Human Vasculome to Mapping the Human Body.

And Back!

Zorina Galis, PhD, NIH

Biomechanical Regulation of Cardiovascular Development

Amber Stratman, PhD, Washington University

Regulation of Cardiac Collagen Content by SLIT3

Ming-Sing Si, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Human Cardiac Metabolism and Heart Failure

Zoltan Arany, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Myocardial Recovery: Bedside to Bench and Back

Stavros Drakos, MD, PhD, University of Utah

The Impact of ERalpha Expression on Mitochondrial Function

and Cardiomyocellular Health

Andrea Hevener, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Novel Discoveries of Smooth Muscle Cell Plasticity in Atherosclerosis

Muredach Reilly, MD, Columbia University

Genetic Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotypes

Mete Civelek, PhD, University of Virginia

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Integrating Single Cell Omics Data with Biobank Data to Identify Genes

and Biomarkers for Cardiometabolic Disorders

Paivi Pajukanta, MD, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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