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Our next members' 1-day event featuring talks from Cambridge Cardiovascular researchers, poster competition and an invited external speaker will be held at the Moller Centre on 20 April 2023.


 Call for Posters

We are now calling for abstracts for posters. The call is open to all cardiovascular researchers in Cambridge and we are especially keen to showcase research done by PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. There is a prize for the best poster.

Please download the form below and submit to by 1 February 2023


Draft Programme

The day will begin at 9:15am and finish with drinks and networking at around 5.30pm.

Confirmed speakers are listed below.

Population and  Data  Science


Dr Genevieve Cezard, Department of Public Health and Primary Care

The impact of vaccination on the association of Covid-19 diagnosis with cardiovascular diseases
Dr Carles Foguet, Department of Public Health and Primary Care

Genetically personalised organ-specific metabolic models:  A new tool to characterise how genetic variants condition metabolic phenotypes

Dr Lisa Pennells, Department of Public Health and Primary Care title tbc
Dr Spencer Keene, Department of Public Health and Primary Care The long-term risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease in patients after coronavirus infection compared with influenza/pneumonia

Functional Genomics

Prof Nicole Soranzo, Wellcome Sanger Institute

Endothelial cell and other large-scale single cell RNA analyses

Bernard Cho, Department of Clinical Neurosciences Association of Vascular Risk Factors and Genetic Factors with Penetrance of Variants Causing Monogenic Stroke
Dr Stefan Graf, Department of Medicine Dysregulated molecular networks of rare vasculopathies

Cardiovascular Medicine


Dr Emma Yu, Department of Medicine

Mitochondrial regulation of atherosclerosis
Semih Bayraktar, Department of Medicine High resolution single cell analysis of the developing human heart and the great vessels

Dr Meritxell Nus, Department of Medicine

Marginal Zone B cell - T follicular helper cell interactions protect from atherosclerosis
Dr Xuan Li, Department of Medicine Regulation of microtubule function in ischaemic heart failure

Cardiometabolic Medicine

Prof Toni Vidal Puig, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science Lipid metabolism in macrophages and cardiometabolic risk
Prof Roger Foo, Genome Institute of Singapore Target discovery through cardiac epigenetics
Dr Albert Koulman, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science title tbc
Dr Ana Vujic, Department of Medicine Interference with mitochondrial RET-ROS generation results in metabolic changes and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF)



Dr Rouchelle Sriranjan, Department of Medicine

Immune modulation in ACS: The IVORY trial
Dr Robin Brown, Department of Clinical Neurosciences Central and peripheral inflammation in cerebral small vessel disease
Dr Andrej Corovic, Department of Medicine Somatostatin receptor PET/MR imaging of inflammation post-myocardial infarction
Dr Kevin Woollard, AstraZeneca title tbc

Distinguished Lecture


Prof Borja Ibanez, National Centre for Cardiovascular Research, Madrid

Mitochondria-targeted therapies for anthracycline cardiotoxcity

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