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RNA-Based Approaches in Cardiovascular Disease (X8)


Organizer(s) Thomas Thum and Roger J. Hajjar
March 26—30, 2017
Keystone Resort • Keystone, Colorado USA
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 30, 2016
Abstract Deadline: Jan 11, 2017
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 30, 2016
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 26, 2017

Sponsored by AstraZeneca


Summary of Meeting:
Cardiac diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. RNA-based mechanisms and therapeutic approaches are emerging fields in cardiovascular science. This meeting will present and discuss latest developments using both coding RNA and noncoding RNA (such as microRNAs, long noncoding RNAs and circular RNAs) -based approaches to better understand and develop new therapeutic strategies for cardiac diseases. Attendees will benefit from workshops, specific sessions and industrial perspectives covering everything from basic science to clinical translation employing RNA therapeutics in cardiovascular medicine.

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Scholarships/Awards

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Scholarship Recipients

Chen Gao
University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Venkata Naga Srikanth Garikipati
Temple University, USA

Anne Katrine Johansen
Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands

Prabhu Mathiyalagan
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

Kyung-Won Min
Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Maria-Teresa Piccoli
Hannover Medical School, Germany

Deepak Prabhu Ramanujam
Institute of Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany