Cholesterol and cellular lipid metabolism

The role of bile acids in cholesterol homeostatis

Albert K. Groen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Lipid signaling pathways in physiology and disease

Peter Tontonoz, Los Angeles, USA

Lipoprotein receptors - and regulation

PCSK9 biology beyond the liver

Giuseppe D. Norata, Milan, Italy

Lipoprotein metabolism in the brain

Joachim Herz, Dallas, USA

Integrative physiology and systems medicine to understand metabolism and cardiometabolic disease

Nonalcoholic liver hepatic steatosis: a systems biology approach

Adil Mardinoglu, Stockholm, Sweden

Systems biology-opportunities and challenges: the application of proteomics to study the cardiovascular extracellular matrix

Manuel Mayr, London, United Kingdom


Immune cell crosstalk in atherosclerosis

Distant control of plaque formation

Filip K. Swirski, Boston, USA

Functional immune cell interactions and plaque development

Ziad Mallat, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Macrophages and foam-cells in the vessel wall

Senescent intimal foam cells are deleterious at all stages of atherosclerosis

Jan M. van Deursen, Rochester, USA

Role of TLR4 in lipid induced macrophage inflammation

Mark Febbraio, Darlinghurst, Australia

Role of endothelial and SMC cells in atherogenesis

Transcriptional control of endothelial energy

Michael Potente, Bad Nauheim, Germany

Vascular smooth muscle cells in atherosclerosis

Gary K. Owens, Charlottesville, USA

Molecular-cellular mechanisms that mediate vascular disease

The role of efferocytosis in atherosclerosis

Nicholas J. Leeper, Boston, USA

Clonal hematopoiesis in atherosclerosis (Speaker to be confirmed)


Novel targets for dyslipidemia and cardiovascular disease

Nanomedicine as novel atherosclerosis thearpy

Willem J.M. Mulder, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Ttitle to be announced

Sotirios Tsimikas, San Diego, USA

Novel technologies for cardiovascular research

Potential and caveats of lipidomics for cardiovascular disease

Edward A. Dennis, San Diego, USA

Cardiovascular gene therapy

Seppo Ylä-Herttuala, Kuopio, Finland

Healthy food and lifestyle to prevent and treat atherometabolic diseases

Lessons from the "Prevention with Mediterranean Diet" (Predimed) study

Emilio Ros, Barcelona, Spain