"China-USA Cardiovascular Symposium"

 

Hosted by ACRE-CNAHA Federation (ACF) & Chinese American Academy of Cardiology (CAAC)

 

Embassy Suites Orlando-International Drive South/Convention

8978 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32819, November 7th, 2015

 

USA TEL: +1-407-352-1400

 

The lectures are open to all who wish to attend

 

Speakers will bring their presentations on a flash drive and load slide file on the laptop in the meeting room.

1:00-1:10 pm: Poster Set up

1:10-3:30 pm: Featured Scientific Presentation

(Chairs: Drs. Zhenguo Liu, Gangjian Qin, and Yunzeng Zou)

1.    1:10pm, "How the next generation Synergy stent may change the landscape of cardiology".

John Wang, MD, Director of Cardiac Cath Lab, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

2.    1:30pm, "Smoking as an independent risk factor for metabolic syndrome: novel mechanisms"

     Minghui Zou, MD, PhD, Professor, Vice-President of Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

3.    1:50pm, "Epigenetic Check Point in Heart Failure"

     Yibin Wang, MD, PhD, Professor, UCLA

4.    2:10pm, "Envisioning Personalized Medicine and Clinical Trial in a Dish"

     Joe Wu, MD PhD, Professor, Stanford University

5.    2:30pm, "Integrin signaling and new anti-thrombotic approach".

     XiaoPing Du MD, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago

6.    2:50pm, "simvastatin reduced myocardial injury and atrial fibrillation by improving high density lipoprotein functionsimvastatin reduced myocardial injury and atrial fibrillation by improving high density lipoprotein functionsimvastatin reduced myocardial injury and atrial fibrillation by improving high density lipoprotein functionSimvastatin reduced myocardial injury and atrial fibrillation by improving HDL function"

     Jing-song Ou, MD, PhD, Professor, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University,

7.    3:10pm, "simvastatin reduced myocardial injury and atrial fibrillation by improving high density lipoprotein functionsimvastatin reduced myocardial injury and atrial fibrillation by improving high density lipoprotein functionsimvastatin reduced myocardial injury and atrial fibrillation by improving high density lipoprotein functionAssessing CV therapeutic targets using genomics and epidemiology"

            Simin Liu, MD, ScD, Professor, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University

 

3:30- 4:00 pm: Break and Poster Presentation

 

4:00- 6:00 pm: Young Investigator Abstract Oral Presentation:

(Chairs: Drs. Xiongwen Chen, Yuxin Fan, and Wang Wang; 8 finalists, 15 min talk+Q&A/each)

1.      4:00pm, Zhao Wang, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: "Robust Cardioprotection Against Ischemia/Reperfusion Afforded by a Novel Link between the Unfolded Protein Response and Hexosamine Biosynthesis"

2.      4:15pm, Tiemin Liu, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: "Melanocortin 4 receptors in sympathetic preganglionic neurons regulate obesity-induced hypertension"

3.      4:30pm, Na Li, Baylor College of Medicine: "Identification of microRNA-mRNA Dysregulations in Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation"

4.      4:45pm, Ling-hong Shen, Shanghai Jiaotong University: "Nur77 Deletion Attenuates Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression and Destabilization by Reducing Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress mediated-Apoptosis"

5.      5:00pm, Pu Fang, Temple University: "Hyperhomocysteinemia Potentiates Type 2 Diabetes-Induced Inflammatory Monocyte Differentiation and Vascular Dysfunction"

6.      5:15pm, Rui Wang, Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine: "Cdc42 is required for lymphatic branching, maturation and valve formation during development"

7.      5:30pm, Xiaohui Wang, East Tennessee State University: "Toll-like receptor 3 is required for neonatal heart repair and regeneration following myocardial infarction via glycolysis dependent YAP/TAZ activation"

8.      5:45pm, Yishu Ding, University of Alabama at Birmingham: "PPARdelta activation facilitates cardiomyocyte proliferation in mice"


"China Night"

Hosted by ACRE-CNAHA Federation (ACF) & Chinese American Academy of Cardiology (CAAC)

Embassy Suites Orlando-International Drive South/Convention

8978 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32819

 

Pre-registration Required

Dinner (7:00-8:00 pm)

 

Welcome Speeches (7:45-7:55 pm)

Hong Wang, MD, PhD, Co-President of CAAC (7:45-7:50 pm)

Qinglin Yang, MD, PhD, Co-Chair of ACF (7:50-7:55 pm)

 

Leadership Remarks (7:55 - 8:25 pm)

Ronglih Liao, PhD, Vice-Chair, AHA Council of BCVS

Steven Lentz, M.D., Ph.D., Vice-Chair, AHA Council on ATVB

William T. Mahle, MD, Chair of AHA Council on CVDY

Jennifer L Hall, MD, Chair of AHA Council on FGTB

Philip S. Tsao, MD, PhD, Chair of 2016 ATVB Scientific Session

Raj Kishore, MD PhD, Chair of 2016 AHA BCVS Scientific Session

 

Keynote Speech (8:25-8:55 pm)

Non-coding RNA Regulation of Cholesterol Homeostasis

Kathryn Moore, PhD

Chair, AHA Council on ATVB

Professor of Medicine, New York University Medical Center

 

Special Speech (8:55-9:15pm)

PCSK9 inhibitor Repatha and CVD therapy

Irving Kent Loh, MD, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, FACP

Director, Ventura Heart Institute

Principal Investigator, Westlake Medical Research, Wroclaw, Poland

 

The 3rd Dr. Bernard Lown Cardiovascular Lectureship (9:15-9:35 pm)

Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in the USA and China: Challenge and Early Results

Sidney C. Smith, Jr. MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC

Past-President, AHA and World Heart Federation

Professor of Medicine, Heart and Vascular Center, University of North Carolina

Young Investigator Awards (9:35-9:45 pm)

Chairs: Drs. Xiongwen Chen, Yuxin Fan, and Wang Wang

Social Networking Time (9:45-11:00 pm)

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