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

Conference Program: 1 - 2 March 2019


Video Credit: James Hudson lab

Previous Symposia

Reports from previous symposia are available by following the links below.
For a copy of the 2016 meeting report please click here.
For a copy of the 2017 meeting report please click here.

Provisional Program Outline

The provisional program outline is given below. For a full version, including all speakers and presentation titles, please click here. As soon as more details become available we will update the schedule.

Friday 1 March

Time Title Moderators
8:30 - 8:50 AM Welcome/Acknowledgement of Country
8:50 - 10:10 AM Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine I Jianyi (Jay) Zhang, MD, PhD
Robert Graham MBBS, PhD
10:50 – 11:20 AM MORNING TEA
10:40 AM - 12:00 noon Cardiovascular development and disease modelling Eddy Kizana
James Hudson
12:00 – 1:30 PM LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
1:30 - 2:50 PM Mechanisms of Action and Cardiac Development Gemma Figtree
Lei Ye, MD, PhD
2:50 - 3:05 PM AFTERNOON TEA
3:05 - 4:25 PM Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials I Joel L. Berry, PhD
Hala Zreiquat, PhD
4:45 - 5:05 PM Early Career Researcher Presentations Richard Harvey, PhD
6:30 - 10:30 PM SYMPOSIUM DINNER

Saturday 2 March

Time Title Moderators
9:00 - 10:20 AM Clinical and Preclinical Perspectives Andrew Boyle, MBBS, PhD
10:20 - 10:35 AM MORNING TEA
10:35 - 11:35 AM Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine II Timothy J. Kamp, MD, PhD
David Elliott, PhD
11:35 AM - 12:35 PM Cellular Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Science I Rong Tian, MD, PhD
Zoe Clayton PhD
12:35 - 1:20 PM LUNCH
1:20 - 2:40 PM Cellular Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Science II Asa Gustafsson, PhD
Zoe Clayton, PhD
2:40 - 2:55 PM AFTERNOON TEA
2:55 - 3:55 PM Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials II Carmine Gentile, PhD
Rob Hume, PhD
3:55 - 4:25 PM Meet the Editor Session Jay Zhang, MD, PhD
4:25 - 4:40 PM Concluding Remarks Jay Zhang, MD, PhD