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Angiogenesis and Vascular Disease (Z3)


Organizer(s) Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Timothy T. Hla and Courtney Griffin
May 8—12, 2017
Eldorado Hotel & Spa • Santa Fe, New Mexico USA
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jan 11, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Feb 8, 2017
Scholarship Deadline: Jan 11, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Mar 8, 2017

Sponsored by Janssen R&D: Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson and Journal of Molecular Cell Biology (JMCB)


Summary of Meeting:
Angiogenesis is critical to both the growth and repair of tissues as well as for the progression of several pathologies. Progress in our molecular understanding of vascular growth has facilitated the development of therapies that have been successfully applied in diseases such as retinopathy and cancer. Notwithstanding these advancements, much remains to be harnessed from the basic molecular mechanisms that control vascular growth. This conference will bring together leaders of research from basic science, translational science, biotechnology and pharmaceutical areas, to discuss progress in clinical and translational research areas. The goal of the conference is to highlight new discoveries, technological advances and therapeutic possibilities. Both established and up-and-coming investigators will have ample opportunities to interact informally and share views with junior investigators and trainees in a collegial and relaxed atmosphere. By promoting cross-disciplinary interactions, the meeting will enhance vascular biology research and applications to clinical medicine.

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Scholarships/Awards

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Scholarship Recipients

Sander Craps
KU Leuven, Belgium

Yuh-Charn Lin
Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Lisandra Vila Ellis
MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Lilliane Harris Wright
Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Qian Xiao
Yale University, USA