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2005 Retreat

Indiana Center for Vascular Biology and Medicine 2005 Retreat
January 25, 2005
University Place Conference Center and Hotel

8:15 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast
Moderator, Merv Yoder, Welcome
8:30 - 8:45 Keith March - ICVBM Update
8:45 - 9:00 Ora Pescovitz - ICVBM in the Context of the IUSM

 

Basic Research and Animal Models

9:00 - 9:40 George VandeWoude, Van Andel Research Institute
9:40 - 10:10 Mike Sturek
Coronary Physiology: Porcine Models of Exercise and the Metabolic Syndrome"

10:10 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:00

Dave Ingram
Endothelial Progenitor Cells from Umbilical Cord Blood and Vessel Walls: Biology and Potential Therapies

11:00 - 11:30

Jalees Rehman
Progenitor Cells in Cardiovascular Disease: The good, the bad and the fat.
11:30 - 11:40 TBA
11:40 - 1:20

LUNCH/Posters

Lunch tables will be arranged thematically to reflect the focus of current working/discussion groups. Key individuals in each area will be assigned to specific tables while others are free to join their area of interest. Focus groups will include:

  • Hepatocyte Growth Factor
  • Exercise and the Vasculature
  • Aging/Vascular Remodelling
  • Mechanical Considerations in Vascular Modulation
  • Cell Therapies

 

Cancer Micro-Vascular Research

1:20 - 2:00 George VandeWoude, Van Andel Research Institute
2:00 - 2:30 Chris Sweeney
The Emergence of Anti-Angiogenic Therapy for the Treatment of Cancer.
2:30 - 3:00 Gary Hutchins
Imaging Methods for Vascular Evaluation
3:00 - 3:30 BREAK
3:30 - 4:00 Tom Gardner
TBA
4:00 - 4:15 Concluding Remarks - Keith March

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