ATVB 2011 Archive



ATVB 2011: Thank You and Farewell

Thank you for attending ATVB 2011 Scientific Sessions!  Please join us again in Chicago, April 18-20, 2012 at The Hilton Chicago.  

2011 Conference Archives

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The American Heart Association gratefully acknowledges unrestricted educational grants from the following companies:
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc
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Related Statistics 

  • Coronary heart disease (CHD) affects more than 16 million Americans. 
  • The lifetime risk of developing CHD after age 40 is 49 percent for men and 32 percent for women. 
  • CHD caused about one of every six deaths in the United States in 2007, 
  • About 47 percent of the decrease in CHD deaths between 1980 and 2000 is attributable to treatments, including:
    - Secondary preventive therapies after myocardial infarction (MI) or revascularization (11 percent)
    - Initial treatments for acute MI or unstable angina (10 percent)
    - Treatments for heart failure (9 percent)
    - Revascularization for chronic angina (5 percent)
    - Other therapies (12 percent), including antihypertensive and lipid-lowering primary prevention therapies 
On behalf of the ATVB Council, I welcome you to the 2011 ATVB Annual Spring Meeting.  This is the 12th rendition of this meeting that was inaugurated in 2000 with 500 attendees and about 300 abstracts.  Last year in San Francisco, attendance topped 1,100 and more than 700 abstracts were submitted.  Drs. Robert Hegele and Murray Huff served as program chairs for the 2010 meeting in San Francisco, and have done a great job in organizing the 2011 meeting.  There is ample opportunity for learning state-of-the-art science in our areas of emphasis including arteriosclerosis, lipid and lipoprotein biology, thrombosis, vascular biology and peripheral vascular disease.  Continue reading...

Edward F. Plow, PhD
Chair, ATVB Leadership Council

ATVB 2011 Scientific Sessions  |  April 28-30, 2011  |  The Hilton Chicago  |  Chicago, Ill.


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Panel Discussion Videos of Sessions Highlights

Thursday, April 28th
Inflammation and Atherothrombosis: Where will New Trials Take Us?
Role of iPS Cell Pluripotency Genes in Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Differentiation and Phenotypic Switching in Development and Disease
Novel HDL-regulating Genes in Mice / HPN Affects HDL Cholesterol Levels in Humans
MicroRNA Regulation of Cholesterol Homeostasis
MicroRNA Regulation of Hypoxic Signaling
Age-dependent Dysregulation of MicroRNAs: Implications for Cardiovascular Diseases
Emerging Treatments of Dyslipidemia

A Randomized Trial of Atorvastatin plus Etidronate  
Insulin Receptor Substrate 1: a Direct Target of MicroRNA-487b

Friday, April 29th
Kenneth M. Brinkhous Young Investigator Prize in Thrombosis Competition
Irvine H. Page Young Investigator Research Award Competition 
Biomarkers for Prediction of Venous Thromboembolism
Innate Immune Mechanisms in Lupus Target Organ Damage: Use of Humanized Mouse Models
Novel Approaches to Controlling Intimal Hyperplasia and Restenosis
Gut Flora Dependent Phosphatidylcholine Metabolism and the Pathogenesis of CVD
Innate Immune Responses are a Trigger for Thrombosis
Inflammatory Links Between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Red Wine Polyphenol-Eluting Stent in a Rat Model of Angioplasty
Low-Grade Inflammation in Multiparous Mice

Saturday, April 30th
ATVB Award for Basic Science and Clinical Research
Venous Thrombogenesis: the Convergence of Inflammation and Thrombosis
Adaptive Responses to Hypoxia and Oxidant Stress in the Endothelial Cell

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