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Heart Failure - Mechanisms and Therapies  (J2)

joint with the meeting on Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

Scientific Organizers: David A. Kass and Saptarsi M. Haldar


January 14—18, 2021

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is )

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is )

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 12, 2020

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Thursday, January 14 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Monday, January 18 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Tuesday, January 19 in order to fully experience the meeting.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Cava Santa Fe
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Cava Santa Fe

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—09:00
Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado Grand Ballroom
Ruslan Medzhitov†, HHMI/Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Circuitry Linking Metabolism and the Immune System

09:00—11:15
HF, Metabolic Syndrome, and Altered Substrate Metabolism (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B
Christoph Maack, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Germany
Targeting Mitochondrial Calcium and ROS in Heart Failure

Coffee Break

Zoltan P. Arany, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Metabolism in Heart Failure

Rong Tian, University of Washington, USA
NAD+ Redox Balance and Heart Failure

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Anasazi Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Anasazi Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Eldorado B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Protein and Organelle Quality Control
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B
Speaker to be Announced

David A. Kass, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
PKG and Protein Quality Control

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

17:00—19:00
Regulation of Mitochondrial Calcium
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado A
Diego De Stefani, University of Padova, Italy
Mitochondrial ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels

Donald M. Bers†, University of California, Davis, USA
Mitochondrial Calcium Sparks

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Anasazi Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Anasazi Ballroom

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
HFpEF - Where Are We Now?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B
Gregory D. Lewis, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
The Integration of Cardiac-Skeletal-Metabolic Systems

Joseph A. Hill, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
HFpEF: Malady, Model, and Mechanisms

Coffee Break

Kavita Sharma, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Human HFpEF - Clinical Molecular and Cellular Phenotyping

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

08:00—11:00
Mitochondria and Cell Death
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado A
Elizabeth Murphy, NHLBI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Mitochondrial Calcium and Cell Death

Jeffery D. Molkentin, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Role of Adenine Nucleotide Translocator in Mitochondrial Permeability Pore and Death

Coffee Break

Speaker to be Announced

Elizabeth A. Jonas, Yale University, USA
Role of the F1-F0-ATPase in Regulating Cell Death

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Anasazi Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Anasazi Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Epigenetic Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B
Saptarsi M. Haldar, Amgen Research and Gladstone Institutes / University of California, San Francisco, USA
Targeting Gene Regulatory Machinery in Heart Failure

Laurie A. Boyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
The Role of Metabolism in Cardiac Maturation

Paula da Costa Martins, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Noncoding RNAs and Cell-Cell Communication in Heart Failure

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

17:00—19:00
Mitochondria Shape and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado A
Luca Scorrano, University of Padova, Italy
Mitochondrial Dynamics and Signaling

Gia K. Voeltz, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
ER-Mitochondrial Contacts

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Anasazi Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Anasazi Ballroom

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Mitochondria and HF (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado Grand Ballroom
Jared Rutter, University of Utah, USA
Mitochondrial Metabolism in the Heart

John W. Elrod, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, USA
Mitochondrial Calcium and Epigenetics

Coffee Break

Åsa B. Gustafsson, University of California, San Diego, USA
Mitophagy and Heart Failure

E. Dale Abel, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, USA
Mitochondria in Heart Failure, Metabolism and Beyond

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Anasazi Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Anasazi Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Fibrosis and Fibroblast/Myocyte Crosstalk
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B
Samir Ounzain, HAYA Therapeutics, Switzerland
LncRNA Therapies for Cardiac Fibrosis

Jennifer Davis, University of Washington, USA
Modulation of Myocardial Fibrosis

Jonathan A. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania, USA
A CAR-T Based Anti-Fibrotic Approach

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

17:00—19:00
Mitochondria Energetics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado A
Speaker to be Announced

Speaker to be Announced

Orian S. Shirihai, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Mitochondria and Lipid Droplets

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Anasazi Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Anasazi Ballroom

MONDAY, JANUARY 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
New Horizons - Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B
Daniele Catalucci, Humanitas Research Hospital, Italy
Nanoparticle Delivery by Inhalation to Treat Heart Failure

Jeff D. Reagan, Amgen Research, USA
AMG 594: A Selective Small Molecule Cardiac Troponin Activator as a Potential Treatment for Systolic Heart Failure

Coffee Break

Mauro Giacca, International Center for Genetic Engineering, Italy
miRNA Therapeutics for Cardiac Regeneration and Gene Editing

Pilar Ruiz-Lozano, REGENCOR, USA
Follistatin-Like 1 for Heart Failure Therapy

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

08:00—11:00
Mitochondria and Metabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado A
Rui-ping Xiao†, Peking University, China
RIP Kinase Mediated Death

Nika N. Danial, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Metabolism and Cell Stress

Coffee Break

Hazel H. Szeto†, Social Profit Network Research Laboratory and Stealth BioTherapeutics, USA
Elamipretide, Mitochondria and Cardiovascular Disease

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Eldorado B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—18:45
Immune Modulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B
Ajay Chawla, Merck and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Myeloid Cells and Cardiometabolic Disease

Daniela Cihakova, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Controllers of Autoimmune Myocarditis

Matthias Nahrendorf, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Myeloid Cells and Cardiovascular Disease

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

17:00—18:45
Mitochondria and Cell Death
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado A
Richard N. Kitsis, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Cell Death and Mitochondrial Quality Control

Roberta A. Gottlieb, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Mitochondrial Turnover

Daria Mochly-Rosen, Stanford University, USA
Mitochondrial Dynamics and Cell Death

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado B

Following Session is for Mitochondria, Metabolism and Heart (J1)

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2020

Eldorado A
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Anasazi Ballroom
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Anasazi Ballroom

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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