S S A R

25th ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE

Programme for the 2019 meeting

 

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

16.00 18.00

Arrival, registration and coffee (dining room until 17.45)

 

18.00 19.30

Dinner

 

19.30 19.35

Welcome

Christina Christoffersen (Denmark)

 

 

THE 2019 NIKKILÄ MEMORIAL LECTURE

 

19.35 19.40

Introduction of the 2019 Nikkilä Lecturer

Vesa Olkkonen (Finland)

 

19.40 20.25

2018 Nikkilä Lecture

When bad lipoproteins get worse - particle aggregation as a determinant

Katariina Öörni (Finland)

 

20.25 20.45

Discussion

 

 

20.45 -

Pub will be open

                                            

 

 

 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

08.00 – 09.00

Breakfast

 

 

Session I. INFLAMMATION AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY

Organized and chaired by Line Bisgaard (Denmark) and Daniel Ketelhurt (Sweden)

 

09.00 – 09.25

Resolution of cardiovascular inflammation

Hildur Arnardottir (Sweden)

 

09.25 – 09.30

Discussion

 

 

09.30 – 09.45

Release of extracellular traps by macrophages under chronic inflammatory conditions

Clare Hawkins (Denmark)

 

09.45 – 10.00

Knockout of the atherosclerosis risk interval alters inflammation and causes advanced plaques in mice

Sanna Kettunen (Finland)

 

10.00 – 10.15

Continuous TCR signaling in the atherosclerotic environment induces immunomodulatory CD8+ T-cells expressing CD39

Janine van Duijn (The Netherlands)*

 

10.15 – 10.30

Sex-specific lipid molecular signatures in obesity-associated metabolic disorders revealed by lipidomic characterization in ob/ob mouse

Marion Korach-André (Sweden)

 

10.30 – 11.15

Coffee, poster walks (Session I) and exhibitions

 

11.15 – 11.40

Modeling vascular inflammation in bioengineered human vessels

Jerôme Robert ( Canada)

 

11.40 – 11.45

Discussion

 

11.45 – 12.00

Absence of the NLRP3 inflammasome improves survival and cardiac remodeling following myocardial infarction

Mieke Louwe (Norway)*

 

12.00 – 12.15

HDL particles reprogramming circulating monocytes toward immune tolerance

Nikita Nikiforov (Russia)*

 

12.15 – 12.30

The biological function of CETP: modulation of HDL to resolve infections?

Patrick Rensen (The Netherlands)

 

 

Session II. CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Organized and chaired by Anne Langsted (Denmark) and Jeanine Roeters van Lennep (The Netherlands)

 

12.30 – 12.55

The role of trained immunity in atherosclerosis

Niels Riksen (The Netherlands)

 

12.55 – 13.00

Discussion

 

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

 

14.00 – 15.00

General meeting of the Scandinavian Society for Atherosclerosis Research
Open for all participants, decision on next year’s topics and chairpersons

 

Afternoon free for the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (5 min walk), beach (5 min walk),
Kronborg, the castle of Hamlet (12 min by train) or downtown Copenhagen (50 min by train)

 

 

16.30 – 17.30

The traditional soccer match between countries
Remember to bring sports clothing and suitable footwear

 

17.45 – 18.45

Dinner

 

 


Session II. cardiovascular disease – continued

Organized and chaired by Anne Langsted (Denmark) and Jeanine Roeters van Lennep (The Netherlands)

 

 

18.45 – 19.10

Lipid-lowering therapies to reduce cardiovascular risk

Kausik Ray (United Kingdom)

 

19.10 – 19.15

Discussion

 

19.15 – 19.30

Eligibility and Preventive Potential for New Evidence-Based Cardiovascular Drugs in Secondary Prevention: Lessons from a Contemporary General Population

Martin Bødtker Mortensen(Denmark)

 

19.30 – 19.45

Statin use is independently associated with premature mortality, cardiovascular specific mortality and cardiovascular events in renal transplant recipients

Josephine Anderson (The Netherlands)*

 

19.45 – 20.00

High glucose concentrations and risk of microvascular and peripheral vascular disease - an observational and Mendelian randomization study

Frida Emanuelsson (Denmark)

 

20.00 – 20.45

Coffee, poster walks (Session II) and exhibitions

 

20.45 – 21.00

Unmet need for secondary prevention in individuals from the general population with increased lipoprotein(a): a contemporary population-based study

Christian Medom Madsen (Denmark)*

 

21.00 – 21.15

Aggregation-prone LDL in South Asians: a missing link with high prevalence of cardiovascular disease

Lauri Äikäs (Finland)*

 

21.15 – 21.30

 

Prevalence of genetically verified familial hypercholesterolemia among young Norwegian patients (<45 years) hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction

Kirsten Holven (Norway)

 

21.30 – 21.45

Remnant cholesterol and risk of ischemic stroke in 112,512 individuals from the general population

Børge G. Nordestgaard (Denmark)

 

 

21.45 –

 

Pub will be open

                                            

 

 

Friday, April 12, 2019

08.00 – 09.00

Breakfast

 

 

Session III. LIPOPROTEINS AND LIPID TRANSPORT

Organized and chaired by Stefan Stender (Denmark) and Matti Jauhiainen (Finland)

 

09.00 – 09.25

Finding novel regulators of LDL metabolism

Jan Albert Kuivenhoven (The Netherlands)

 

09.25 – 09.30

Discussion

 

09.30 – 09.45

A disordered acidic domain in GPIHBP1 harboring a sulfated tyrosine regulates lipoprotein lipase

Kristian Kølby Kristensen(Denmark)*

 

09.45 – 10.00

Angiopoietin-like 4 regulates a diurnal rhythm in brown adipose tissue

Wietse In het Panhuis (The Netherlands)*

 

10.00 – 10.15

Elevated plasma apolipoprotein M levels impair triglyceride turnover in mice

Stefan Hajny (Denmark)*

 

10.15 – 10.30

When protein disorder provides “crystal clear” insights into intravascular triglyceride metabolism

Michael Ploug (Denmark)

 

10.30 – 11.15

Coffee, poster walks (Session III) and exhibitions

 

11.15 – 11.40

Metabolic biomarker profiling of cardiovascular disease risk: a biobank perspective

Peter Wurtz (Finland)

 

11.40 – 11.45

Discussion

 

11.45 – 12.00

One third of plasma cholesterol is in remnant lipoproteins: metabolomic profiling in 9,293 individuals

Mie Balling (Denmark)*

 

12.00 – 12.15

Remnant Cholesterol Predicts the Development of New Onset Diabetes Mellitus after Transplantation (NODAT)in Renal Transplant Recipients

Uwe Tietge (The Netherlands)

 

12.15 – 12.30

Body mass index, triglycerides and risk of acute pancreatitis: A general population study of >117,000 individuals

Signe Elisa Johanne Hansen (Denmark)*

 

12.30 – 12.45

Secular trends in LDL-cholesterol among 18-49-year-olds in Norway

Erik Kristoffer Arnesen (Norway)*

 

12.45 – 13.45

Lunch

 

 

 

 

Session IV. OTHER TOPICS

Organized and chaired by Jacob J. Christensen (Norway) and Petri Kovanen (Finland)

 

13.45 – 14.10

Mechanisms behind the association between periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases

Pirkko Pussinen (Finland)

 

14.10 – 14.15

Discussion

 

14.15 – 14.30

Genetically determined plasma C-Reactive Protein levels and risk of Alzheimer’s disease in the general population

Sharif Hegazy (Denmark)*

 

14.30 – 14.45

Blood-brain barrier transcytosis genes and risk of cerebral vascular diseases - a prospective cohort study of 74,754 individuals

Ida Juul Rasmussen (Denmark)*

 

14.45 – 15.00

The function of ORP2 in endothelial cell polarization and angiogenic tube formation in vitro

Annika Koponen (Finland)*

 

15.00 – 15.15

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Patients: Knowledge is Health

Janneke Mulder (The Netherlands)*

 

15.15 – 16.00

Coffee, poster walks (Session IV) and exhibitions

 

16.00 – 16.25

Omics and nutrition: key partners in Precision Medicine

Josê M. Ordovás (United States)

 

16.25 – 16.30

 

Discussion

 

16.30 – 16.45

Proatherogenic Function of LDL is Prospectively Associated with Graft Failure in Renal Transplant Recipients but not LDL Cholesterol Levels

Hannah L.M. Steffen (The Netherlands)*

 

16.45 – 17.00

Genetic variation in PPP1R3B and plasma levels of glucose, lipids, and liver enzymes in the Danish general population

Anne-Sofie Seidelin (Denmark)*

 

17:00 – 17:15

A systems analysis of lipidemic heterogeneity in APOE*3Leiden.CETP mice

Bert Groen (The Netherlands)

 

17.15 – 19.00

Time free

19.00 – 19.30

Cocktail

19.30 –

Banquet and dancing

 

 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

 

08.30 – 10.00         

 

Breakfast

10.00                     

 

 Departure

Have a nice trip back home!!!