Workshop programme

Monday 22 May

15:45-17:15

Clinical Seminar - Lipid management throughout a lifetime

Managing lipids in children?
Albert Wiegman, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lipids through the female lifecourse
Kirsten Holven, Norway
Lipids in elderly
Martin Bødtker Mortensen, Aarhus, Denmark
11:00-12:30

Leukocytes in dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis

Leukocyte diversity in the atherosclerotic plaque
Alma Zernecke-Madsen, Germany
Role of resident macrophages in atherosclerosis
Veronique Angeli, Singapore
11:00-12:30

New insight in HDL and CVD

HDL proteomics as a new CVD risk score
Fiona McGillicuddy, Dublin, Ireland
HDL in CKD
Timo Speer, Germany
11:00-12:30

New insights into ApoB containing lipoproteins

Lipoprotein retention and atherosclerosis
Jan Boren, Gothenburg, Sweden
New insight into the metabolism of apoB-containing lipoproteins
Bruno Vergès, Dijon, France
15:45-17:15

Vascular homeostasis and calcification

Mechanosensing in the cardiovascular system
Ellie Tzima, Oxford, UK
Endothelial mechanotransduction in atherosclerosis
Stephen Huveneers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tuesday 23 May

15:45-17:15

Genetic and epigenetic regulatory mechanisms of atherosclerosis

Transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of macrophages in atherosclerosis
Menno De Winther, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Genetic Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Function
Mete Civelek, Charlottesville, USA
15:45-17:15

Hepatic lipid metabolism and lipoprotein synthesis

Organelle proteomics and lipid metabolism
Natalie Krahmer, Munich, Germany
Harnessing genetics to identify novel mechanisms involved in VLDL production
Steve Farber, Washington D.C, USA
15:45-17:45

Lifestyle: from epidemiology to molecular signatures

Lifestyle intervention in elderly
Jenni Lehtisalo, Kuopio, Finland
Is there a role for diet in secondary prevention?
Lina Badimon, Barcelona, Spain
11:00-12:30

Lipid metabolism and inflammation in CVD

STING at the crossroad between lipid metabolism and inflammation
Nadine Laguette, France
Cholesterol efflux pathways control T cell aging and atherosclerosis
Marit Westerterp, Groningen, The Netherlands
11:00-12:30

Obesity, adipose tissue and CVD

Biomarkers and mediators of obesity-associated diseases
Jens Brüning, Germany
Adipose tissue and CVD
Philipp Scherer, Dallas, USA

Wednesday 24 May

11:00-12:30

Genetics of dyslipidemias

Genetics of hypertriglyceridemias
Marcello Arca, Rome, Italy
Genetics and clinical presentation of hypolipidemias
Klaus Parhofer, Munich, Germany
11:00-12:30

Mechanisms at the crossroad between cardiovascular and fatty liver disease

Epidemiology and genetics of fatty liver
Luca Valenti, Milan, Italy
Molecular signaling in fatty liver disease
Jay Horton, Dallas, USA
11:00-12:30

The effect of aging on atherosclerosis

Sex differences in Vascular Aging and Atherosclerosis
Erin Michos, Baltimore, USA
Clonal hematopeisis as an age-related risk for atherosclerosis
Ingo Hilgendorf, Freiburg, Germany