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The NIH PCTC Cardiovascular Bioengineering Symposium

09:00 AM - Friday 01 March, 2019
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.

Early Bird Registration extended to 28 January 2019.

Awards are available to support the attendance of ECRs and MCRs, please follow this link for details.

Abstract submissions will close on 14 January 2019. Submit your abstracts and register for the Symposium as soon as possible to participate in this landmark event. Full program available.

Keynote Speaker

Prof Victor J. Dzau, MD will give the Keynote Lecture on The Paracrine Mechanism of Stem Cell Therapy. Other session topics include: Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine, Cardiovascular Development and Disease Modelling, Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials, Cardiovascular Cell Therapy, Clinical Perspectives, and Cellular Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Science. 

Invited Speakers 
  • Li Qian
  • Lei Ye
  • James Hudson
  • Anna Waterhouse
  • Florian Weinberger
  • Xinyang Hu
  • Yuji Shiba
  • Hong Wang
  • Maria Kontaridis
  • Jelena Rnjak-Kovacina
  • Song Li 
  • Teng Ma
Read more about all the invited speakers.