ATVB|PVD Scientific Sessions

ATVB | PVD 2016 Scientific Sessions 

In Collaboration with the Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, and the Society for Vascular Surgery's Vascular Research Initiatives Conference
When and Where

May 5–7, 2016
Omni Nashville
Nashville, Tenn.

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Key Dates for ATVB|PVD 2016

October 14
Abstract and Award Submissions open for ATVB and VRIC

Why Attend?

The meeting includes diverse disciplines within the arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, peripheral vascular disease, vascular surgery, and functional genomics research communities that allow investigators to explore areas of cross-disciplinary interests. We expect a broad representation from many disciplines and encourage young scientists to attend.

Target Audience

The conference will especially appeal to scientists and clinicians in:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Research
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Functional Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Molecular/cellular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Thrombosis Research
  • Vascular Biology
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery


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ATVB/PVD 2016 Scientific Sessions
Omni Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee
May 5-7, 2016

ATVB/PVD 2017 Scientific Sessions
Hyatt Regency
Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 4-6, 2017

Other Conferences of Interest

The following conferences/symposia are not part of the education activities for ATVB/PVD 2016.
  • The 30th Annual Vascular Research Initiatives Conference                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
VRIC 2016 is sponsored by the Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS), and will be held on May 4, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. There is a separate registration to attend this meeting. Researchers are encouraged to submit an abstract on the ATVB submission site for consideration at VRIC. VRIC registrants will receive a US $100 registration discount on ATVB/PVD 2016 Registration. 
KinMet 2016 is Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the Omni Nashville Hotel from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. Scientists interested in lipoprotein and cellular metabolism and kinetic modeling are invited to attend  There is no additional cost to attend this meeting, and all registrants are invited.

  • 5th Annual Spring HDL Workshop 
6th Annual Spring HDL Workshop in conjunction with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions – Nashville, , May 7th and 8th,  2016, Omni Nashville Hotel.
This workshop is an intimate and informal gathering of experts in HDL research. Its focus includes controversial and emerging topics in HDL structure and function, bringing experienced and young scientists together in an open forum. The objective of the meeting is to encourage lively debate and dialogue. 

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