october, 2016

28oct12:00 pm5:00 pmBWH Vein Graft Symposium12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Event Type :CVDM Seminar Series

Event Details

This multidisciplinary event brings together basic vascular biologists, translational clinician scientists, expert clinicians, and industry partners to discuss the current status of vein graft research, and to explore next steps to move this unique field forward.  Participation by those at all career levels with interests even tangentially related to vein grafts are particularly encouraged to attend since there will be enormous opportunities for building new collaborative relationships.

12:00PM
Registration, Lunch and Social

12:30PM
Welcome and Background
Dr. Feinberg, Dr. Ozaki and Dr. Aikawa

12:35pm
Three Decades of Vein Grafts for Critical Limb Ischemia
Dr. Samir K. Shah

12:45PM
Current Strategies in CABG Conduit Choice and
the Evolution and Demise of Vein Grafts
Dr. Steve K. Singh

1:00PM
My Vein Graft Observations and Tips
Dr. Frank B. Pomposelli

1:20PM
Research Models of Vein Graft Disease
Dr. Margareet de Vries

1:40PM
Molecular Mechanisms of Surgical Vein Graft Injury
Dr. Colleen Brophy

2:00PM
Keynote Address
Dr. Paul Quax

2:40PM
Break

3:00PM
Vein Graft Disease and the Macrophage
Dr. Masanori Aikawa

3:20PM
Dietary Initiatives to Enhance Vein Graft Durability
Dr. C. Keith Ozaki

3:40PM
Regulation of Vessel Identity During Venous Adaptation
to the Arterial Environment
Dr. Alan Dardik

4:00PM
Vein Grafts in the NIH BEST-CLI Trial
Dr. Matthew Menard

4:10PM
Industry Initiatives and Perspectives
Neograft, Inc: Dr. Mohammed El-Kurdi
Biosurfaces, Inc.: Matthew Phaneuf
Proteon Therapeutics, Inc.: Dr. Steve Burke

4:50PM
ADJOURN
Drs. Keith Ozaki and Dr. Masanori Aikawa

Time

(Friday) 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location

BTM 3rd Floor Conference Space

60 Fenwood Road Boston, MA

Organizer

BWH Center for Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences, BWH Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, BRI CVDM and The Ozaki Vascular Research Laboratory

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