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27th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

Programme

27th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

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Thursday, April 8th, 2021

 

8.30 – 8.35

Welcome
Anne Langsted (Denmark)

THE 2020/21 NIKKILÄ MEMORIAL LECTURES

8.35 – 8.40

Introduction of the 2020/21 Nikkilä Lecturer
Katariina Öörni (Finland)

8.40 – 9.10

2020/21   Nikkilä Lecture
Jan Borén (Sweden)

9.10 – 9.25

Discussion

9.25 – 9.30

Break

Session I. CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Chaired by Riikka Kivelä (Finland) and Kirsten Holven (Norway)

09.30 – 09.45

Time to run: Late rather than early exercise decreases atherosclerosis
Milena Schönke (The Netherlands)

09.45 – 10.00

Impaired high-density lipoprotein function in patient with heart failure
Congzhuo Jia (Sweden)

10.00 – 10.15

Event-free FH patients >65 years of age are characterized by higher concentration of large HDL particles
Torunn Melnes (Norway)

10.15 – 10.30

Break 

10.30 – 10.55

Do omega-3 have a role in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease?
Philip Calder (UK) - Invited speaker

 

10.55 – 11.00:

Discussion

11.00 – 11.15

Elevated remnant cholesterol and 3-fold increased risk of peripheral artery disease: two population-based cohorts
Benjamin Nilsson Wadström (Denmark)

11.15 – 11.30

PCSK9 as a novel player in vascular calcification under uremic conditions: in vitro, in vivo, and clinical evidences
Maria Giovanna Lupo (Italy)

11.30 – 11.45

Genetic variation in SLC5A2 mimicking SGLT2-inhibition lowers risk of heart failure and death
Louise Ellegaard Bechmann (Denmark)

11.45 – 12.45

Lunch break 

Session II. OTHER TOPICS
Chaired by Frida Emanuelsson (Denmark) and Monique Mulder (The Netherlands)

12.45 – 13.00

Association of the apolipoprotein M and sphingosine-1-phosphate complex with brown adipose tissue after cold exposure in humans
Christina Christoffersen (Denmark)

13.00 – 13.15

Jet lag impairs metabolic BAT activity and increases fat mass in male but not female mice
Wietse In het Panhuis (The Netherlands)

13.15 – 13.30

Of mice and men: Murine bile acids explain species differences in the regulation of bile acid and cholesterol metabolism
Sara Straniero (Sweden)

13.30 – 13.55

A mouse model humanized for bile acids
Folkert Kuipers (The Netherlands)- Invited speaker

 

13.55 – 14.00

Discussion

14.00 – 14.15

Break

14.15 – 14.30

Adherence to established national dietary guidelines and risk of dementia: a prospective cohort study of 94,184 individuals
Emilie Westerlin Kjeldsen (Denmark)

14.30 – 14.45

Quality of life and coping in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia patients: a qualitative study
Janneke Mulder (The Netherlands)

14.45 – 15.00

Physical activity at leisure time and work in risk of dementia - a prospective cohort study of 117,616 individuals
Ida Juul Rasmussen (Denmark)

15.00 – 15.25

Lipoprotein transport in the artery wall
Philip Shaul (United States) - Invited speaker

 

15.25 – 15.30

Discussion

15.30 – 15.35

Closing remaks
Anne Langsted (Denmark)


15.45 – 16.45

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