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Therapeutic Innovation in Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions Symposium 2018

UCL Personalised Medicine Domain

Friday, June 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (BST)

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Therapeutic Innovation in Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions Symposium 2018

Friday 8 June 2018

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London

This one-day conference, jointly hosted by the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular ScienceUCL Personalised Medicine DomainQueen Mary University of London, and Barts Health NHS Trustwill showcase research in rare and inherited cardiovascular disease. 

Talks are planned on a diverse range of themes, including:

  • Therapeutic Innovation in Cardiomyopathies 
  • Risk Prediction
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Cardiac Inflammation & Infiltration

The Symposium promises to be a fascinating day with a mixture of insightful talks and time to network with your peers and colleagues. 

Who should attend?

This meeting is open to all researchers (PhD students, postdocs, research associates and Principal Investigators) and clinicians working on any aspect of cardiovascular scienceMSc / BSc Cardiovascular Science students are also welcome to register. 

To confirm authenticity of your registration, please use your UCL/NHS/academic email address when registering (i.e. do not use gmail, hotmail etc).

We are also having a poster competition this year, the deadline for submissions is Monday 7 May.

 

Please see the programme and full poster competition guidelines below.

 



Programme

8.30-9.00am

Registration

9.00-9.15am

 

 

Welcome and opening remarks
Chairs: Perry Elliott and Phil Beales

 

David Lomas
UCL Vice-Provost (Health)

9.15-10.25am

 

Session one: Therapeutic Innovation in Cardiomyopathies
Chairs: Mathias Gautel & Thomas Voit

 

Dr. Bob McDowell - MyoKardia
 - Actin-myosin modulation in HCM and DCM         

 

Dr. Giulia Mearini
- Correction of Haploinsufficiency

 

Professor Calum Macrae
- Keynote: Treating Laminopathy

10.25-11.00am

Networking break  

11.00am-12.10pm

 

 

Session two: Risk Prediction in Inherited Conditions
Chairs: Rumana Omar and Aroon Hingorani

 

Professor Perry Elliott
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy  

 

Dr Karim Wahbi
- Laminopathies           

 

Professor David Spiegelhalter
- Keynote: Want to communicate the potential benefits and harms of treatments? Start by listening to patients         

12.10-1.10pm

 

Lunch and poster exhibition

1.10-2.20pm

 

Session three – Sudden death in Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions
Chairs: Juan Kaski and Andrew Tinker

 

Professor Axel Bauer
- ECG and autonomic markers to predict sudden death

 

Professor Alexander Gourine  
- Neuromodulation in the treatment of arrhythmia 

 

Professor Pier Lambiase
- Keynote: Early Repolarisation: current concepts and challenges

2.20-3.00pm


Networking break

3.00-4.10pm

 

Session four – Inflammation & Infiltration
Chairs: Saidi Mohiddin and Federica Marelli-Berg

 

Professor Ales Linhart
- New Treatment options for cardiac disease in Fabry Disease

 

Professor Stephane Heymans
- Immunosuppressive Therapy in Patients with Virus-Negative Non-fulminant Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy

 

Professor Claudio Rapezzi
- Keynote: Novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment of TTR amyloidosis

4.10-4.20pm

Poster prize presentations

4.20-4.30pm

Closing remarks

Professor Perry Elliott & Professor Aroon Hingorani

4.30-5:30pm

Networking drinks reception



 

Poster Submission - Deadline Monday 7 May

All attendees are eligible to submit posters when registering to attend but due to limited space there will be an initial shortlisting process. You will be notified by Friday 11 May if your poster has been accepted. 

Posters will be judged in two categories (clinical and basic science). The best research poster in each category will receive £500 each, as well as a copy of Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics (edited by Dhavendra Kumar and Perry Elliott). The winning posters will be selected on the day of the meeting and the prize presented at the end of the symposium.  More details will be given closer to the event day.

Please note the following details in order to ensure you submit correctly:

Poster submission is part of the registration process, no posters will be accepted on the day that have not been submitted in advance. To be eligible for a prize, poster presenters must attend for the whole day and be available to accept their award in person

  • All poster details must be complete at time of registration, you will not be able to add information to your submission once you have completed registration

  • Details required for submission are: 
    • Poster category (Clinical or Basic Science)
    • Poster title
    • Poster authors and presenter
    • Poster abstract (200 words) 
  • The deadline for submitting posters is Monday 7 May, 4:00pm.

  • Poster submitters will be notified by Friday 11 May if their poster has been accepted or not.

 


 

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Please note

  • There will be photographs taken during the symposium. In registering for this symposium you are agreeing that your image may be used in future UCL promotional material. 
  • This is not an accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event but the learning hours can be logged as part of your CPD record. A certificate of attendance is available to all attendees via UCL Life Learning for the purpose of recording learning hours. Please contact Maya Sapir after the Symposium if you would like a certificate. 
  • If you can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket on Eventbrite, so someone else can take your place. 

 


 

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UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
WC1N 1EH London
United Kingdom

Friday, June 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (BST)


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