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Thursday, June 2

  • 07:00am - 08:00am: Breakfast (on your own)
  • 08:00am - 05:00pm Registration (Sadler Center)
  • 08:30am - 09:30am Plenary Presentation
    • Randall Moorman, PhD, University of Virginia, USA - Cardiovascular dynamics at the bedside: heart rate characteristics monitoring in premature infants
  • 09:30am - 10:00am Coffee Break
  • 10:00am - 12:00n Parallel Paper Sessions
    1. Michael Pencina (chair) – Can We Improve Cardiovascular Risk Prediction
      • Tomasz Zdrojewski, MD, Gdansk Medical University, Poland - Explaining decrease in coronary heart disease mortality in some high risk cardiovascular disease regions in Europe
      • Raluca Mihaescu, MD, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands - Interpretation of results from direct-to-consumer genetic testing
      • Philimon Gona, PhD, Boston University, Framingham Heart Study - Potential statistical errors when adding multiple risk markers to risk prediction models
      • Sarah Rosner Preis, ScD, MPH, Boston University, Framingham Heart Study - Novel measures of obesity and diabetes risk prediction: Examples from the Framingham Heart Study.
    2. Julia Arciero/Gabriel Gruionu (co-chairs) – Blood Flow Regulation in the Vascular System
      • Timothy Secomb, PhD, University of Arizona, USA – Theoretical models for blood flow regulation in microvascular networks
      • Tuhin Roy, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic - Flow regulation in heterogeneous microvascular networks
      • Gabriel Gruionu, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine – Mathematical and experimental models of structural adaptation of normal, ischemic and tumor microvascular networks.
      • Julia Arciero, PhD, University of Pittsburgh - Analysis of spontaneous diameter oscillations in blood vessels
  • 12:00n -- 01:30pm Lunch
  • 01:30pm - 03:30pm Parallel Paper Sessions
    1. Arun Holden (chair) - Atrial Fibrillation
      • Arun Holden, PhD, Leeds University, United Kingdom – Towards a systems biology of atrial fibrillation
      • Robert McLeod, PhD, University of Utah, USA – MR imaging and atrial fibrillation
      • Arkady Pertsov – SUNY Upstate Medical University, USA – Triggers of atrial fibrillation: Do we have a model?
      • Dongdong Deng, PhD, Zhejiang University, China – Simulation of the Biatrial Conduction with Detailed Human Atrial Model
    2. Tarynn M. Witten (chair) – General Paper Session – 2
      • Michael Pencina, PhD, Boston University, Framingham Heart Study, Harvard Clinical Research Institute - How to evaluate improvement in cardiovascular risk prediction?
      • Pamela Coxson, PhD, University of California San Francisco, USA – The coronary heart disease policy model
      • Penny Reynolds, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA – Multidimensional modeling of physiological response to shock and resuscitation
    3. John “Wes” Cain (chair) – Computational Modeling
      • Jacques Beaumont, PhD, Binghampton, USA - Role played by cardiac tissue microanatomy in the spread of excitation. Multiscale modeling with experimental validation
      • Jose Puglisi, PhD, USA – Modeling force generation/shortening development in a single cardiac myocyte
      • Steven Niederer, PhD, The Rayne Institute, United Kingdom – Analyzing the distribution of work following cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • 03:30pm - 04:00pm Break
  • 04:00pm - 06:00pm Parallel General Paper Sessions
    1. Mahendra Kavdia (chair) - Vascular Systems Modeling & Signaling Molecules
      • Mahendra Kavdia, PhD, Wayne State University, USA - Systems modeling of oxidative and nitrosative stress in endothelial dysfunction
      • Amina Qutub, PhD, Rice University, USA - Modeling Endothelial Cell Interactions as a Function of Hypoxic Response Signaling
      • Shayn Peirce-Cottler, PhD, University of Virginia, USA - Multiscale modeling of tissue remodeling
      • Seungik Baek, PhD, Michigan State University, USA - Computational simulation of enlarging abdominal aortic aneurysms
    2. John Delos (chair) – New Quantitative Methods in ICU’s
      • Andrew Seely, PhD, Ottawa Hospital, Canada - Development of multi-organ variability monitoring in critically ill: potential pitfalls and future potential
      • Gari Clifford, PhD, Oxford University, United Kingdom - Bed, death & beyond; prediction models and the ICU data superstore
      • Timothy Buchman, PhD, Emory University, USA - Towards situation awareness in critical care
      • John Delos, PhD, William & Mary, USA - The ICU of the future
  • 06:00pm - 08:00pm Dinner (closing banquet)


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