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28th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

Programme

28th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

The full programme can be downloaded in pdf by clicking here

 

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

 

07.45 – 08.45:

Breakfast

Session I. INFLAMMATION AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY
Chaired by Milena Schönke (Netherlands) and Bo Angelin (Sweden)

08.45 – 09.10:

Role of T-cell cholesterol efflux pathways in aging and atherosclerosis
Marit Westerterp (Netherlands)

 

09.10 – 09.15:

Discussion

09.15 – 09.30:

Effect of semaglutide on dyslipidaemia and aortic plaque development in the GAN diet-induced obese LDLR-KO mouse model of atherosclerosis
Urmas Roostalu (Denmark)

09.30 – 09.45:

CCN2 Deficiency Causes VSMC De-differentiation Leading to Severe Aortapathy in Normo- and Hyperlipidemic Mice
Lasse Bach Steffensen (Denmark) - YIA

09.45 – 10.00:

Efferocytosis induces a transient burst of glycolysis in macrophages to promote lactate-driven binding and continuing removal of apoptotic cells
Maaike Schilperoort (The Netherlands) - YIA

10.00 – 10.15:

Investigating inflammatory processes of plaque destabilization using proteomics
Lasse Lorentzen (Denmark) - YIA

10.15 – 11.15:

Poster Walk (Session I) . Coffee in dining room.

11.15 – 11.40:

Understanding cardiovascular inflammation requires neuroscience
Laura Tarnawski (Sweden)

11.40 – 11.45:

Discussion

11.45 – 12.00:

Androgens worsen myocardial infarction via bone cells
Elin Svedlund Eriksson (Sweden) - YIA

12.00 – 12.15:

Clonal Hematopoiesis and Inflammation in Obesity
Helin Tercan (The Netherlands)

12.15 – 12.30:

Statins, but not PCSK9 inhibitors, reduce the adipokine chemerin in familial hypercholesterolemia: focus on lipoprotein subfractions.
Lunbo Tan (The Netherlands) - YIA

Session II. OTHER TOPICS 
Chaired by Line Bisgaard (Denmark) and Pirkka-Pekka Laurila (Finland)

12.30 – 12.55:

The use of lipidomics in CVD research
Federico Torta (Singapore)

 

12.55 – 13.00:

Discussion

13.00 – 14.00:

Lunch

 

14.00 – 15.00:

 

General meeting of the Scandinavian Society for Atherosclerosis Research
Open for all participants, decision on next year’s topics and chairpersons

 

Afternoon free for the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (5 min walk), beach (5 min walk),
Kronborg, the castle of Hamlet (12 min by train) or downtown Copenhagen (50 min by train)

 

16.30 – 17.30:

 

The traditional soccer match between countries
Remember to bring sports clothing and suitable footwear

 

17.45 – 18.45:

Dinner

Session II. OTHER TOPICS - continued
Chaired by Line Bisgaard (Denmark) and Pirkka-Pekka Laurila (Finland)

18.45 – 19.10:

Brown Adipose Tissue in adult humans - what is learned in twelve years
Pirjo Nuutila (Finland)

 

19.10 – 19.15:

Discussion

19.15 – 19.30:

Sex differences of lipoprotein(a) levels and associated risk of morbidity and mortality by age: The Copenhagen General Population Study
Sofie Simony (Denmark) - YIA

19.30 – 19.45:

Low production of 12?-hydroxylated bile acids prevents hepatic steatosis in Cyp2c70-/- mice by reducing fat absorption
Rumei Li (The Netherlands) - YIA

19.45 – 20.00:

Selective inhibition of DHCR24 ameliorates hepatic steatosis and inflammation through LXR? without inducing hyperlipidemia
Patrick Rensen (The Netherlands)

20.00 – 20.45:

Poster Walk (Session II). Coffee in dining room.

20.45 – 21.00:

High triglyceride metabolism and increased mortality: a population-based study of 30,000 individuals
Mia Østergaard Johansen (Denmark) - YIA

21.00 – 21.15:

Inhibition of sphingolipid de novo synthesis counteracts age-related loss in fitness
Pirkka-Pekka Laurila (Finland)

21.15 – 21.30:

Adipocyte-Nfe2l1 protects from cholesterol-induced lipodystrophy and atherosclerosis
Carolin Muley (Germany) - YIA

21.30 – 21.45:

Genetic risk of fatty liver disease and mortality in the general population
Helene Gellert-Kristensen (Denmark) - YIA

21.45 – 

Pub will be open