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29th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

Preliminary Program

 

The 2023 NIKKILÄ MEMORIAL LECTURE

Organized by Minna Kaikkonen-Määttä (Finland)
To be announced

Session I - INFLAMMATION AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY

Organized and chaired by Maaike Schilperoort (Netherlands) and Camilla Huse (Norway)

Invited speakers:

Mieke Louwe (Norway)  The Complement System: a vital player in CVD

Siroon Bekkering (Netherlands)  Innate immune reprogramming in cardiovascular diseases



Selected oral and poster presentations

 

Session II  - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Organized and chaired by Stefan Stender (Denmark) and Marit Westerterp (Netherlands)

Invited speakers:

George Davey Smith (UK) The fundamental principles of Mendelian randomization

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Helle Jørgensen (UK) –  Regulation of smooth muscle cell plasticity in vascular disease 


Selected oral and poster presentations

 

Session III  - LIPOPROTEINS AND LIPID TRANSPORT

Organized and chaired by Simon Pfisterer (Finland) and Knut Tomas Dalen (Norway)

Invited speakers:

Emily Eden (UK)  The ER:lysosome bridge and the saga of cholesterol transport

Mikko Niemi (Finland)  Pharmacogenetics of lipid-lowering drugs


Selected oral and poster presentations

 

Session IV  - OTHER TOPICS

Organized and chaired by Carolina Hagberg (Sweden) and Kirsten Holven (Norway)

Invited speakers:

Jeanine Roeters van Lennep (Netherlands)  Of women and men: lipids during the life course

Alexander Bartelt (Germany)     Novel mechanisms of adipocyte function and metabolism


Selected oral and poster presentations