Plenary Programme

May 7, 2017

RISK FACTORS AND PREDICTORS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Lessons from epidemiology and environmental CVD risk factors
Yusuf Salim, Hamilton, USA

Lessons from genetics: risk-score and novel candidates
Brian A. Ference, Detroit, USA

Is there need to revise goals from lipid lowering
Ulf Landmesser, Berlin, Germany

Stress, behavior and cardiovascular disease
Viola Vaccarino, Atlanta, USA

May 8, 2017

PATHOGENESIS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Neoatherosclerosis from a pathologist's point of view
Renu Vimani, Gaithersburg, USA

RNA editing controls atherosclerosis
Stefanie Dimmeler, Frankfurt, Germany

Defective inflammatory resolution in atherosclerosis: Mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities
Ira Tabas, New York, USA

Shifting concepts in the description of the "vulnerable plaque"
Gerard Pasterkamp, Utrecht, The Netherlands

May 9, 2017

STRATEGIES TO DETECT AND TREAT ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Atherothrombosis; from pathogenesis to treatment
Steffen Massberg, Munich, Germany

Novel theraeutic approaches using antisense inhibition
Joseph Witztum, San Diego, USA

Strategies to treat vulnerable plaques
David Erlinge, Lund, Sweden

Imaging and CVD risk estimation (population studies)
Valentin Fuster, New York, USA