Plenary programme

With confirmed speakers.

Monday 01 June

NATURE AND NURTURE - IMPACT OF TRADITIONAL RISK FACTORS, ENVIRONMENT AND GENES

Global perspectives of cardiovascular disease, and impact of risk factors
Gregory Roth, Seattle, USA
Can polygenic scores reach clinical practice?
Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark
What is the environment doing to cardiovascular health?
Nicole Probst-Hensch, Basel, Switzerland
Age, the unpreventable risk factor - targeting senescence
Jan van Deursen, Rochester, USA

Tuesday 02 June

UNDERSTANDING BIOLOGY FOR CLINICAL APPLICATION

The lipoprotein(a) story - from risk factor to causality to clinical trials
Sotirios Tsimikas, La Jolla, USA
Immune modulation in atherosclerosis
Ziad Mallat, Cambridge, UK
Prevention of cardiovascular diseases by glucose lowering drugs
Stefano del Prato, Pisa, Italy
Taming the gut microbiota
Stanley Hazen, Cleveland, USA

Wednesday 03 June

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC VASCULAR DISEASE - BRAVE NEW WORLD

Implementing systems biology to personalise medicine
Johan Björkegren, Stockholm, Sweden
AI in CVD & beyond
Jörg Menche, Vienna, Austria
Personalised medicine in the elderly – how to avoid overtreatment
Heike Bischoff-Ferrari, Zurich, Switzerland
New therapeutic approaches
John J.P. Kastelein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands