Plenary Sessions

​​​​​ ​​​Monday, March 23, 2015

A NEW LOOK AT THE VASCULAR WALL
08:30 - Imaging of Atherosclerosis
           Zahi ​Fayad, USA
09:00 - Cell Senescence and Atherosclerosis
           Martin Ben​nett​, UK
09:30 - Using Stem Cells to Model Human Vascular Disease
           Christine Mummery, The Netherlands
10:00 - Crosstalk Between Invading and Resident Cells in Atherosclerosis
           Matthias Nahrendorf, USA

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

NOVEL INSIGHTS INTO THE REGULATION OF LIPID AND LIPOPROTEIN METABOLISM
08:30 - Sortilin as a Regulator of Lipoprotein Metabolism
           Thomas Willnow, Germany
09:00 - Regulation of Cellular Lipid Homeostasis
           Peter Tontonoz, USA
09:30 - Lipoprotein Retention
           Jan Borén​, Sweden
10:00 - The Role of Oxidized Phospholipids on Lp(a) in Mediating CVD
           and Aortic Stenosis​
           Sotirios Tsimikas, USA

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

FUTURE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CVD
​08:30 - Heart Disease Risk in Children and Adolescents
           John Deanfield, UK

09:00-  Where to in Clinical Trials of CHD Prevention?

           Kausik Ray, UK​

​​09:30 - GWAS and Mendelian Randomization:  What Comes Next?​
           Sek Kathiresan, USA​

​10:00 - State of the art of dietary recommendations for the prevention
           of atherosclerotic ​cardiovascular disease
           ​Gabri​ele Riccardi, Italy



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