The 6th Annual Gulf Coast Vascular Research Consortium

Houston, TX US
October 29, 2024 to October 30, 2024

The Gulf Coast Vascular Research Consortium (GVRC) is a prestigious assembly that exemplifies collaboration and innovation in vascular biology. Held in Houston at the Texas Medical Center, GVRC 2024 will bring together over 300 participants, including 30+ esteemed professors and experts, to advance understanding and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Featuring institutions like Houston Methodist Research Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Houston, Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, and Texas A&M will showcase latest cutting-edge research in nanomedicine, imaging science, bioinformatics, oncology, and immunology. This event facilitates interactions among scientists, educators, clinicians, and trainees, fostering knowledge transfer and innovative partnerships. More than just a conference, GVRC is a hub for pioneering ideas and translational research, bridging lab discoveries with clinical applications. As a beacon of hope for healthcare's future, GVRC illuminates the intricate networks of blood vessels and the cutting-edge research aimed at improving them. Join us at GVRC, where the brightest minds gather to share, learn, and inspire at one of the world's largest medical complexes.

FEES

This event does not offer course credits.

Target Audience

Scientists and researchers, professors and experts, clinicians, trainees and students, healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs, and the general medical community. 

Course summary
Course opens: 
02/10/2023
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
10/29/2024 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/30/2024 - 4:00pm CDT
Cost:
$75.00
Gulf Coast Research Consortium
AGENDA | Tuesday, October 29th, 2024
TIMEPRESENTATIONSPEAKER(S)
7:00 AMRegistration & Breakfast
8:20 AMWelcome and IntroductionNhat Tu Le, PhD & John P. Cooke, MD, PhD
8:30 AMLightning Presentations10 Selected Poster Winners
Session 1
Molecular Signaling in Vascular Cells
Moderators: Philip Shaul, MD & Chris Kevil, PhD
9:00 AMTBDAlan Lumsden, MD
9:20 AMCSE phosphorylation and ischemiaChris Kevil, PhD
9:40 AMTBDMasahita Morita, PhD
10:00 AMTBDBradley McConnell, PhD
10:20 AMEndothelial cell insulin transport in glucose homeostasisPhil Shaul, MD
10:40 AMBreak & Visit Sponsor Tables
Session 2
The Lymphatic Vascular System
Moderators: Longhou Fang, PhD & Dwight Towler, PhD
11:00 AMTBDDavis C. Zawieja, PhD
11:20 AMTBDMichael Dellinger, PhD
11:40 AMTBDEva Sevick, PhD
12:00 PMLunch & Sponsor Presentations
Session 3
Vascular Rejuvenation and Engineering
Moderators: Abhishek Jain, PhD & Aaron Baker, PhD
1:30 PMTBDAaron Baker, PhD
1:50 PMTBDAbhishek Jain, PhD
2:10 PMTBDTrisha Roy, MD, PhD, RPVI, BASc
2:30 PMTBDJohn P. Cooke, MD, PhD
2:50 PMTBDGuangyu Wang, PhD
3:10 PMBreak & Visit Sponsor Tables
Session 4
Metabolic Regulation of Vascular Cells
Moderators: Madesh Miniswamy, PhD & Masahita Morita, PhD
3:30 PMTBDArif Yurdagul Jr, PhD
3:50 PMTBDOren Rom, PhD, RD
4:10 PMTBDMadesh Miniswamy, PhD
Session 5
Dynamic Crosswalk and Phenotypic Transitions of Vascular Cells
Moderators: Ying Hu Shen, PhD & Xinchum Pi, PhD
4:30 PMTBDYanming Li
4:50 PMTBDLi Lai, PhD
5:10 PMTBDXinchum Pi
5:30 PMPoster Session 
7:30 PMFaculty Dinner
 
AGENDA | Wednesday, October 30th, 2024
7:00 AMRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 AMCareer Development
Session 1
Young Investigator Competition
4 Selected Competitors
9:00 AMTBDTBD
9:10 AMTBDTBD
9:20 AMTBDTBD
9:30 AMTBDTBD
9:40 AMBreak & Visit Sponsor Tables
Session 2
Molecular Mechanism of Aortic Aneurysm and Dissections
Moderators: Ying Hu Shen, PhD & Xinchum Pi, PhD
10:00 AMTBDDongchuan Guo, PhD
10:15 AMTBDDwitght A. Towler, MD, PhD, ASCI, AAP
10:30 AMTBDDianna Milewicz, MD, PhD
Session 3
Cardio-Oncology
Moderators: Junichi Abe, MD, PhD & Nhat Tu Le, PhD
10:45 AMTBDNicolas Palaskas, MD
11:00 AMTBDCezar A. Iliescu, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Session 4
Mechano-Sensing and Phenotypic Changes in Vessel Wall
Moderators: Junichi Abe, MD, PhD & A. Wayne Orr, PhD
11:15 AMTBDMabruka Alfaidi, MD, PhD
11:30 AMTBDA. Wayne Orr, PhD
11:45 AMTBDJunichi Abe, MD, PhD
12:00 PMLunch & Sponsor Presentations
Session 5
Exercise and Vascular Health
Moderators: Vihang Narkar, PhD & Bradley McConnell, PhD
1:30 PMTBDTBD
1:50 PMTBDMikhail Kolonin, PhD
2:10 PMTBDRong Zhang, PhD
2:30 PMTBDVihang Narkar, PhD
2:50 PMAward Ceremony & AdjournmentNhat Tu Le, PhD & John P. Cooke, MD, PhD
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Avenue
John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

In-person attendance will be held in the Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Avenue. 

 

  
John P. Cooke, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences - Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter and Carole Walter Looke Presidential Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Research, Chair
Academic Institute - Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences
Research Institute - Full Member
Center for Cardiovascular Regeneration - Director
Center for RNA Therapeutics - Medical Director
Ann Kimball & John W. Johnson Center for Cellular Therapeutics
DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
  
Nhat-Tu Le, PhD
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences, Academic Institute
Associate Member, Research Institute
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
Center for Cardiovascular Regeneration
DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

We invite sponsors and exhibitors to join us in this excellent opportunity to engage in collaborative research discussions, explore opportunities, and showcase your products and services to a number of scientists and organizations within the Texas Medical Center community. 

GVRC 2024 will bring together over 300 participants, including 30+ esteemed professors and experts, to advance understanding and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. It will also feature institutions such as The Houston Methodist Research Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Houston, Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, and Texas A&M. 

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

  • Company support mentioned in text of Program.
  • Coffee break with company signage and two complimentary registrations.
  • Support faculty dinner event, with company signage, announcement recognition, and four complimentary registrations.
  • Purchase attendee meal event, with company signage, announcement recognition, and four complimentary registrations.

EXHIBITORS

  • Table for Exhibiting Product and two free registrations.

Some sponsors and exhibitors will also have the opportunity to present during the lunch break. The duration of the presentations may depend on the level of sponsorship.

Please contact Martin Vu for details on becoming a sponsor or exhibitor.

Price

Cost:
$75.00
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