Abstract Topics

​​​Abstracts can be submitted ​ for oral and poster presentations for all topics.

​​​​​PATHOGENESIS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS

  1. Endothelial cell function and biology​
  2. Smooth muscle cell biology
  3. Macrophages in lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis
  4. Inflammation, immunity and infection in atherosclerosis
  5. Extracellular matrix and calcification
  6. Hormones and atherosclerosis
  7. Vascular biology of the arterial wall: Miscellaneous
  8. Atherosclerosis regression​
LIPID AND LIPOPROTEINS
  1. Native a​nd modified LDL
  2. Lp(a)
  3. TG rich and post prandial lipoproteins
  4. HDL 
  5. Lipoprotein receptors
  6. Lipases and lipid transfer proteins
  7. Cholesterol efflux and reverse cholesterol transport
  8. ​Intestinal and biliary lipid metabolism
  9. Lipids beyond cholesterol and triglycerides (lipidomics)
  10. Cellular lipid metabolism
  11. Lipid and lipoprotein metabolism: Miscellaneous
DYSLIPIDEMIA AND RISK FACTORS
  1. Epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases and risk factors 
  2. Epidemiology of dyslipidemias
  3. Diabetes, insulin sensitivity and resistance
  4. Obesity and adipose tissue
  5. Microbiota
  6. Inherited dyslipidemias
  7. Secondary, polygenetic and multifactorial  dyslipidaemia
  8. Gender and cardiovascular risk
  9. Pollution and other environmental risk factors
  10. Epidemiology of socioeconomic and psychosocial risk factors
  11. Coagulation and Thrombosis
  12. Novel risk factors and biomarkers
GENETICS, GENOMICS
  1. Genomics, GWAS, population genetics, Mendelian randomization
  2. Epigenetics and microRNA
  3. Gene-environment interactions
  4. Gene regulation​
CLINICAL VASCULAR DISEASE
  1. Endothelial dysfunction clinical assessment
  2. NASH and other ectopic lipid storage diseases
  3. Imaging of  atherosclerosis
  4. Chronic kidney disease and nephropathies
  5. Diabetic macro- and microangiopathies
  6. Aneurysms and other non-atherosclerotic arteriopathies
INTERVENTIONS
  1. Cessation of active and passive smoking
  2. Exercise and physical activity
  3. Nutrition, nutraceuticals and bariatric interventions
  4. Lipid-lowering therapy
  5. Blood pressure lowering therapies
  6. Antithrombotic therapies
  7. Anti-inflammatory therapies​
  8. Intravascular procedures
  9. Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases: Miscellaneous
MISCELLANEOUS


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