EAS 2015 Award Winners

​Best Presentation by a Young Investigator

  • Dr. Blake Cochran, AustraliaPANCREATIC BETA-CELL SPECIFIC DELETION OF ABCA1 AND ABCG1 PERTURBS GLUCOSE METABOLISM AND INCREASES ADIPOSITY IN MICE DUE TO SUBOPTIMAL PLASMA INSULIN LEVELS
  • Prof. Khalid Naseem, UKOXIDISED LDL ACTIVATES BLOOD PLATELETS THROUGH CD36-NADPH OXIDASE-MEDIATED INHIBITION OF THE CGMP/PROTEIN KINASE G SIGNALLING CASCADE
  • Dr. Vanessa Frodermann, The NetherlandsOXLDL-INDUCED APOPTOTIC DENDRITIC CELLS AS A NOVEL THERAPY FOR ATHEROSCLEROSIS​
  • Ms. Christina Drevinge, Sweden - PERILIPIN 5 IS PROTECTIVE IN THE ISCHEMIC HEART
  • Mr. William Jackson, UK - ATHEROGENIC DYSLIPIDEMIA MODULATES MONOCYTE SUBPOPULATION MIGRATION VIA RHOA
  • Dr. J.T. Chai, UK - IN-VIVO CAROTID PLAQUE CHARACTERISATION USING QUANTITATIVE T2 MAP: HISTOLOGICAL VALIDATION AND LIPID QUANTIFICATION

Best Poster Presentations

  • ​Dr. Gloria Balzarotti, Italy - PI3K-C2B PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN THE ACTIVATION AND THE PROLIFERATION OF T LYMPHOCYTES: IMPACT ON VASCULAR DISEASES
  • Mr. James McParland, USA - CLINICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS ARE VARIED IN SUBJECTS WITH ABCA1 MUTATIONS
  • Dr. Spencer Proctor, Canada - NIACIN MODULATES THE SECRETION OF INTESTINAL LYMPHATIC HDL AND ASSOCIATED MICRO RNA PROFILE IN A RAT MODEL OF INSULIN RESISTANCE
  • Olena Fartushna, Ukraine - AIR POLLUTION AND INFLAMMATORY BIOMARKERS IN PATIENTS WITH TIA: SEVERITY AND STROKE RISK FOR PATIENTS WITH DIFFERENT TIA PATHOLOGICAL SUBTYPES
  • Mr. Reda Hasballa, Switzerland - CHARACTERIZATION OF APOA-I AND HDL METABOLISM IN AN ENDOTHELIAL SPECIFIC ABCA1 DEFICIENT MOUSE MODEL
  • Dr. Takeshi Fujisawa, UK - IDENTIFICATION OF THE ORIGIN OF CIRCULATING ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS
  • Dr. Isabel Goncalves, Sweden - ACCURATE DETECTION OF HUMAN VULNERABLE CAROTID PLAQUES USING A NOVEL ULTRASOUND-BASED PLAQUE STRUCTURE ANALYSIS (UPSA)
  • Dr. Andrea Baragetti, Italy - EPICARDIAL FAT THICKNESS IS AN ECTOPIC FAT ASSOCIATED WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME, SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND MARKERS OF CARDIAC DYSFUNCTION IN THE GENERAL POPULATION
  • Dr. Elodie Gautier-Veyret, France - ROLE OF 5-LIPOXYGENASE PATHWAY IN INTERMITTENT HYPOXIA-INDUCED ATHEROGENESIS IN APOE-/- MICE
  • Ms. Susan Gallogly, UK - ISOLATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF CORONARY ENDOTHELIAL CELLS FOLLOWING ATHEROTHROMBECTOMY IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
  • Mrs. Cristina Perez Ternero, Spain - FOOD SUPPLEMENTATION WITH RICE BRAN ENZYMATIC EXTRACT PREVENTS VASCULAR SENESCENCE AND ATHEROGENESIS IN APOE-/- MICE.
  • Ms. Anouk Eikendal, The Netherlands - THE RELATION BETWEEN CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS AND CAROTID INTIMA-MEDIA ECHOLUCENCY IN HEALTHY YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN: THE ARYA STUDY
  • Dr. Eileen McNeill, UK - CD68GFP/APOE-/- MOUSE: A NOVEL MODEL TO STUDY MACROPHAGE BIOLOGY IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS
  • Dr. Xintong Jiang, Sweden - IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF INTIMAL SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL WITH INNATE IMMUNE CAPACITY IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS
  • Dr. Naomi Rankin, UK - THE EFFECT OF METFORMIN ON THE LIPOPROTEIN PROFILE AND LIPOPROTEIN PARTICLE SIZE IN THE CAROTID ATHEROSCLEROSIS: METFORMIN FOR INSULIN RESISTANCE (CAMERA) TRIAL
  • Dr. Katie Wraith, UK - PLATELET ACTIVATION BY OXIDISED LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS REQUIRES COUPLING OF CD36 TO IMMUNORECEPTOR TYROSINE-BASED ACTIVATION MOTIF (ITAM) SIGNALLING
  • Dr. Alice Ossoli, Italy - ROLE OF LPX IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF RENAL DISEASE IN LCAT DEFICIENCY

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