Please join us for the Center for Cardiovascular Health Symposium on February 16, 2018 at the Health Sciences Complex at the University of Delaware STAR campus.

Registration and Abstract Submission Deadline is February 12, 2018.

Please click here to register.

Please click here to submit abstract author and title information.

The Center for Cardiovascular Health Symposium will bring together cardiovascular researchers from UD and its clinical partners to share recent advances in the field and to foster research development and collaboration in the area of cardiovascular health through the sharing of ideas and the development of an infrastructure for cardiovascular health related research.

The symposium is free and a continental breakfast and lunch will be provided, however registration is required. Please click here to register.

Poster Session: There will be a poster session featuring work by UD scientists, graduate students, and Scientists external to UD. Awards for outstanding posters will be presented. Posters are also open to core facilities and community outreach as they relate to facilitating and enabling cardiovascular health related research. Please click here to submit abstract author and title information. The deadline for submitting poster information is February 12, 2018.

Symposium Schedule

8:30 am           Welcome and Introduction

8:40 am           John Slater, PhD, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware

“Fabrication of Three-Dimensional, Biomimetic Microfluidic Networks Embedded in Hydrogels”

9:00 am           Robert Akins, PhD, Director, Center for Pediatric Clinical Research and Development and Head of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Research, Nemours-Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

“Alterations of Arterial Cell and Tissue Function Associated with Substrate Stiffness”

9:20 am           Megan Wenner, PhD, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Delaware

Vascular Function in Postmenopausal Women: Is Estrogen Friend or Foe?”

9:40 am           Freda Patterson, PhD, Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, University of Delaware

Does Improved Sleep Health Promote Smoking Cessation and Cardiovascular Health?”

10:00 am         BREAK

10:15 am         Poster session

11:15 am         Keynote – David M. Pollock, PhD, Director, Cardio-Renal Physiology and Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Circadian Control of Sodium Balance”

12:15 am         Lunch and additional poster time

~1:15 pm         End of Symposium

Support provide by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Health and Delaware INBRE.



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