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Vascular Biology and Human Diseases: From Molecular Pathways to Novel Therapeutics  (J8)

joint with the meeting on Uncomplicating Diabetes: Reducing the Burden of Diabetes-Related End-Organ Injury (J7)

Scientific Organizers: Elisabetta Dejana, Anne C. Eichmann and Gavin O. Thurston


February 25—March 1, 2018

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.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 25, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 25, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 28, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 20, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-J8 "Vascular Biology and Human Diseases: From Molecular Pathways to Novel Therapeutics " conference only.

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

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 25, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 25, 2017 until November 28, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 25, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 20, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 20, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 20, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 20, 2017 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 25, 2017


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 November 28, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: October 25, 2017


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: November 28, 2017


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 October 25, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 20, 2017


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 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 Sunday, February 25 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 1 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Eldorado Lounge

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
Kari K. Alitalo, University of Helsinki, Finland
Therapeutical Potential of Vascular Growth Factors

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
Steven E. Kahn, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, USA
Current Management of Type 2 Diabetes

09:00—11:15
Vascular Growth Factors: Biological Relevance and Therapeutic Application
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
Michael Simons, Yale University, USA
The Multiple Roles of Fibroblast Growth Factors

Coffee Break

Lena Claesson-Welsh, Uppsala University, Sweden
Phosphatases in Vascular Permeability and Angiogenesis

Shahin Rafii, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Angiocrine Functions of Endothelial Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:00—11:15
New Treatments in Diabetes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
Daniel J. Drucker, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Canada
GLP-1-Mediated Reduction in Complications of Diabetes

Coffee Break

Volker Vallon, University of California, San Diego, USA
SGLT2 Inhibition – Experimental

David Cherney, University of Toronto, Canada
SGLT2 Inhibition – Renal Effects in Man

Short Talk(s) 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
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Vascular Growth Factors: Receptors and Biological Role
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
Gou Young Koh, Institute of Basic Science, South Korea
Vascular Protection by Tie2 Activation

Gavin O. Thurston, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
Endothelial Heterogeneity and Response to Anti-Vascular Therapy

Luisa Iruela-Arispe, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Critical Signaling Nodes in Vascular Homeostasis

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Lipids and Diabetic Complications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
Svati H. Shah, Duke University Medical Center, USA
What Can We Learn from Lipidomics?

Katalin Susztak, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Lipids and Renal Tubular Injury in Diabetes

Weier Qi, AstraZeneca, Sweden
Novel Target to Promote Glycolytic Flux and Mitochondrial Functions in Diabetic Kidney diseases

Short Talk 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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Endothelial Metabolism and Neurovascular Crosstalk (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado Grand Ballroom
Peter F. Carmeliet, University of Leuven, VIB, Belgium
Endothelial Cell Metabolism and Therapeutic Interventions

Susan Quaggin, Northwestern University, USA
Therapies on the Horizon of Diabetic Kidney Disease

Coffee Break

Anne C. Eichmann, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Neurovascular Cross Talk and Possible Pathological Implications

David L. Silver, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Brain Lipid Transport

Short Talk(s) 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
Regulation of Endothelial Cell Differentiation in Development and Tissue Regeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
Didier Y. R. Stainier, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany
Vascular Development in Zebrafish

Taija Mäkinen, Uppsala University, Sweden
Organ-Specific Lymphatic Endothelial Cell Progenitors

Hellmut G. Augustin, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) & University of Heidelberg, Germany
Epigenetic Regulation of Endothelial Cell Differentiation

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Mitochondria and Diabetic Complications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
Richard J. Youle, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
General Overview on Mito Maven

Chengxue Helena Qin, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
Role of Endogenous Annexin-A1 in the Cardiovascular Response to Diabetes

Farhad Danesh, MD Anderson, USA
Mitochondrial Reprogramming in Diabetic Nephropathy

Short Talk 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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Molecular Basis of Vascular Diversity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
Ralf H. Adams, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany
Functional Heterogeneity of Blood Vessels in the Skeletal System

Costantino Iadecola, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
The Diversity of Brain Microcirculation

Coffee Break

Britta Engelhardt, Theodor Kocher Institute/Universitat Bern, Switzerland
Specialized Brain Barriers Establish the Immune Privilege of the CNS

Stefan Liebner, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Germany
Regulation of Vascular Barrier Heterogeneity in the CNS

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Genomics and Epigenomics in Diabetic Complications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
Eske Willerslev, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
What We Can Learn from State of the Art Genomics?

Mark I. McCarthy, University of Oxford, UK
Using Human Genetics for Biological Insight and Translational Advantage

Coffee Break

Thomas M. Coffman, NUS Duke SIngapore, Singapore
Genetic Mechanisms of Diabetic Kidney Disease in Mouse Models

Assam El-Osta, Bakeridi Heart Research Institute, Australia
Epigenetics of Diabetes and its Complications. Beyond Epiphenomenon?

Short Talk(s) 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
Brain Vascular Pathology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
Christer Betsholtz, Uppsala University, Sweden
The Establishment and Dysfunction of the Blood Brain Barrier

Elisabetta Dejana, Uppsala University, Sweden
Genetic Vascular Malformations in the Brain

Berislav Zlokovic, University of Southern California, USA
Vascular Contribution to Alzheimer's Disease

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Oxidative Stress and Diabetic Complications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
Patrick J. Pagano, University of Pittsburgh, USA
ROS in Vascular Phenotypic Switching and Disease, Target Nox!

Harald Schmidt, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Dysfunctional ROS-cGMP as a Common Mechanism of Diabetic Vasculopathy in Systems Medicine

Kumar Sharma, University of California, San Diego, USA
Mitochondrial ROS: Friend or Foe?

Short Talk 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

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Inflammation, the Vasculature and Diabetic Complications (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado Grand Ballroom
Speaker to be Announced

Andrew J. Murphy, Baker Heart Research Institute, Australia
Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells in Diabetic Complications

Coffee Break

Lois E H Smith, Boston Children's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, USA
Glucose and Lipid Metabolism in Retinopathy

Israel F. Charo, ChemoCentryx, Inc., USA
MCP-1 as a Target for Diabetic Complications

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—18:45
Hemodynamics and Endothelial Pathology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
Martin Schwartz, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Fluid Shear Stress and Vascular Diseases

Naoki Mochizuki, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Japan
The Vascular Cell Response to Flow

Tatiana V. Petrova, CHUV and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Endothelial Cell Responses to Biomechanical Forces in Lymphatics

17:00—18:45
Vasoactive Hormones in Diabetic Complications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
Ariela Benigni, IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Italy
Regeneration of Kidney Vasculature by Angiotensin II Antagonism: New Insights

Susan Gurley, Duke University, USA
Angiotensin II: Tissue Selective Effects

Merlin Thomas, Monash University, Australia
Novel Interactions of RAGE with GPCR Receptors

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado A
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Eldorado B
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

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

 
Departure


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