The NIH PCTC Cardiovascular Bioengineering Symposium, 1-2 March 2019, Sydney, Australia

BREAKING NEWS: Our two registration offers, 'Bring a friend for free' and free student registrations have had such a massive response that sadly we've now exhaused our ticket allocations. The good news is that there's still time to register at the normal rates: follow this link for details.

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the fifth NIH Progenitor Cell Translational Consortium (PCTC) Cardiovascular Bioengineering (CVBE 2019) Symposium will be held in Sydney, Australia on the 1st and 2nd of March 2019. The two day meeting will bring together a faculty of internationally leading scientists from North America, Europe, USA, Asia and Australia. We will cover a spectrum of fundamental and translational topics related to the fields of cardiac cell therapy, cardiovascular sciences, bioengineering and stem cell biology.

Confirmed Invited Speakers

We have been fortunate to attract a truly stellar panel of invited speakers, including: Reza Ardehali, Burns C. Blaxall, Nenad Bursac, Denis Buxton, Caitlin A. Czajka, Robert Graham, Keiichi Fukuda, Åsa Gustafsson, Richard Harvey, Tzung Hsiai, Xinyang Hu, James Hudson, Timothy J. Kamp, Maria Kontaridis, Michael Laflamme, Teng Ma, Philippe Menasché, Nathan Palpant, Peipei Ping, Enzo Porrello, William Pu, Li Qian, Gangjian “GQ” Qin, Jelena Rnjak-Kovacina, Yuji Shiba, Rong Tian, Hong Wang, Anna Waterhouse, Florian Weinberger, Steve Wise, Sean Wu, Lei Ye, and Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann.

Session moderators include: Andrew Boyle, Joel Berry, Gemma Figtree, and Hala Zreiqat.

This is the first time that the Symposium has been held in Australia and we hope that you'll be able to join us in celebrating this landmark event.

James Chong Jay Zhang
James Chong, University of Sydney, Australia
Jay Zhang, UAB, USA

Conference Convenors

Video Credit: James Hudson lab