The NIH Cardiovascular Bioengineering Symposium, 1-2 March 2019, Sydney, Australia

Conference Program: 1 - 2 March 2019

Previous Symposia

Reports from previous symposia are available by following the links below.
For a copy of the 2016 meeting report please click here.
For a copy of the 2017 meeting report please click here.

Provisional Program Outline

The provisional program outline is given below. For a full version, including all speakers and presentation titles, please click here. As soon as more details become available we will update the schedule.

Friday 1 March

Time Title Moderators
8:30 - 8:50 AM Welcome/Acknowledgement of Country Professor Stephen Leeder
8:50 - 10:50 AM Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine Jianyi (Jay) Zhang, MD, PhD
Robert Graham MBBS, PhD
10:50 – 11:20 AM MORNING TEA
11:20 AM - 12:40 PM Cardiovascular development and disease modelling Joseph C Wu, MD, PhD
James Hudson
12:40 – 2:00 PM LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
2:00 - 4:00 PM Mechanisms of Action and Cardiac Development Gemma Figtree
Lei Ye, MD, PhD
4:00 - 4:15 PM AFTERNOON TEA
4:15 - 5:35 PM Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials (I) Joel L. Berry, PhD
Hala Zreiquat, PhD
5:40 - 6:20 PM Early Career Researcher Presentations Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD
Richard Harvey, PhD
7:00 - 11:00 PM CONFERENCE DINNER

Saturday 2 March

Time Title Moderators
8:00 - 9:20 AM hPSC and Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Timothy J. Kamp, MD, PhD
Florian Weinberger, MD
9:20 - 9:35 AM MORNING TEA
9:35 - 10:55 AM Clinical perspectives Andrew Boyle, MBBS, PhD
Joshua Hare, MD PhD
10:55 - 11:10 AM MORNING TEA
11:10 AM - 1:10 PM Cellular mechanisms and cardiovascular science William Pu, M.D
Åsa Gustafsson, Ph.D
1:10 - 2:10 PM LUNCH
2:10 - 3:30 PM Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials (II) Jelena Rnjak-Kovacina, PhD
Song Li, PhD
3:30 - 3:45 PM AFTERNOON TEA
3:45 - 4:45 PM Meet the Editor Session Len Kritharides
4:45 - 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks Jay Zhang, MD, PhD