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27th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

Programme

27th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

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Friday, April 9th, 2021

 

Session III. LIPOPROTEINS AND LIPID TRANSPORT
Chaired by Matteo Pedrelli (Sweden) and Minna Kaikkonen-Määttä (Finland)

08.30 – 08.55

Role of PCSK9 beyond the liver
Giuseppe Danilo Norata (Italy) - Invited speaker

 

08.55 – 09.00

Discussion

09.00 – 09.15

Characterization of human apolipoprotein M protein variants with impaired S1P binding capacities
Stefan Hajny (Denmark))

09.15 – 09.30

A novel gene affecting VLDL assembly/secretion
Willemien van Zwol (The Netherlands)

09.30 – 09.45

Genetic variation in ABCA1 and risk of all-cause dementia, age-related macular degeneration, and ischemic heart disease
Liv Tybjærg Nordestgaard (Denmark)

09.45 – 10.10

The polygenic nature of circulating lipid species levels
Samuli Ripatti (Finland) - Invited speaker

 

10.10 – 10.15

Discussion

10.15 – 10.35

Break 

10.35 – 10.50

Concomitant glucose-dependent insulinotropic receptor (GIPR) and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP1R) agonism stimulates TG-rich lipoprotein metabolism and attenuates atherosclerosis development
Robin van Eenige (The Netherlands)

10.50 – 11.05

Per particle triglyceride-rich lipoproteins imply higher myocardial infarction risk than low-density lipoproteins: Copenhagen General Population Study
Mia Johansen (Denmark)

Session IV. INFLAMMATION AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY
Chaired by Clare Hawkins (Denmark) and Patrick Rensen (The Netherlands)

11.05 – 11.30

Immune checkpoints in atherosclerosis
Esther Lutgens (The Netherlands) - Invited speaker

 

11.30 – 11.35

Discussion

11.35 – 11.50

Severe alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency associated with reduced blood pressure and lower plasma triglycerides in the general population
Sine Voss Winther (Denmark)

11.50 – 12.05

Macrophage ATP citrate lyase deficiency stabilizes atherosclerotic plaques
Sanne Verberk (The Netherlands)

12.05 – 12.20

Intake of fermented dairy products induces a less pro-inflammatory postprandial peripheral blood mononuclear cell gene expression response than non-fermented dairy products
Amanda Rundblad (Norway)

12.20 – 13.20

Lunch break

13.20 – 13.35

Immunological factors – the link between osteoporosis and enhanced vascular calcification?
Wera Pustlauk (Germany)

13.35 – 13.50

Multinucleated variant endothelial cells are associated with local accumulation of LDL aggregates and CD45+ leukocytes in the human aortic subendothelial intima
Egor Chegodaev (Russia)

13:50 – 14:05

Lysosomal lipoprotein processing in endothelial cells stimulates adipose tissue thermogenic adaptation
Alexander Fischer (Germany)

14.05 – 14.30

MPO to inhibit vascular inflammation and atherothrombotic disease
Imran Rashid (USA) - Invited speaker

 

14.30 – 14.35

Discussion

14.35 – 14.50

Paper of the Year Award. Best Presentation Award.
Anne Langsted (Denmark) and Mette Christoffersen (Denmark)

14.50 – 15.00

Closing remarks
Anne Langsted (Denmark)