What to look forward to at Vascular Discovery 2022

The primary goal of the Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Scientific Sessions is to provide a forum for the timely exchange of information about new and emerging scientific research in lipids and lipoproteins, arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, genomics, precision medicine, peripheral vascular disease, and vascular surgery. This meeting is planned to kick-off on Thursday … Read more

How Poster Presentations Are Vital to the Conference

The poster presentation provides an excellent platform to communicate research findings and promote networking visually. Poster presentation helps make clever use of time and space for scientific discussion among conference attendees, thus are beneficially for both presenter and the conference organizer1,2. The outbreak of COVID-19 dramatically changed our lives, especially traveling and gatherings. With most … Read more

Vascular Discovery 2022: From Genes to Medicine

Have you been lingering on what else is going on within the field of atherosclerosis research after this year’s Scientific Sessions in American Heart Association? You might want to check out Vascular Discovery 2022, a 2 ½-day meeting, which is sponsored by the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, the Peripheral Vascular Disease Council, … Read more

The Researcher’s Ultimate Toolkit: The PPI network Passion, Perseverance, and Interaction.

I had the pleasure of having a one-on-one virtual meet-up with Mabruka Alfaidi MD, PhD who won the ATVB Investigator in Training Award Competition during last year’s Vascular Discovery 2021 meeting based on her fascinating work on endothelial cells and IL-1b signaling pathway as well as her active involvement with the research community. We discussed … Read more

Fifth Year at Vascular Discovery: How an Early Career Navigates Through a Virtual Event

It is not news anymore that after World Health Organization (WHO) classified novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a pandemic, the real-life impact of the “new normal” started to show itself. We started to see the impact by pausing the research and of course, cancelation of all scientific events. As scientists shifted their focus toward the … Read more

On The Front Line Of Vascular Discovery 18: Highlights From An Early Career Point Of View

The 3-day #VascularDiscovery18 was filled with cutting edge research in different areas of vascular biology. Great exposures to senior scientists made it an outstanding opportunity for networking and starting new collaborations. In this short video, I tried to share a real-time experience of the event with an early career perspective in mind, asking senior and … Read more

Vascular Calcification… It’s Complicated

The Vascular Discovery meeting in San Francisco last week was whirlwind of learning and networking. My favorite moment was at the Friday 7 am Early Career Training session where, by coincidence, I ended up at the same table with @Ritu_Ganguly1, @MoradiShayan and @JeffHsuMD. We had all signed up to provide social media coverage of the … Read more

Vascular Discovery 2018: Prologue

This year, the previously known ATVB conference will debut its new name as the Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine 2018 Scientific Sessions. The collaboration of three well-known AHA Scientific Councils, (the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, the Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease and the Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine) will provide … Read more