The British Society for Cardiovascular Research


A joint meeting with the
British Atherosclerosis Society
and the
British Cardiovascular Society.

Title: "Stem Cells and Cardiovascular Disease – From Promise to Reality”

Date: Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th June, 2011

Venue: British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference, Manchester

Organisers: Yvonne Alexander, Colin Berry and Sarah George

Supported by:

New England Biolabs
Melford Laboratories


Journal of Cell Science
Company of Biologists


Programme: Available for download. The programme consisted of state-of-the-art presentations by leaders in the field including: Michael Schneider (ICL), Frank Timmermanns (Belgium), Stephanie Dimmeler (Frankfurt), Noel Caplice (Cork), Quingbo Xu (KCL), Nicos Werner (Germany), Jacob Bentzon (Denmark), Paul Riley (UCL), Jason Kovacic (NIH-NHLBI), Robert Passier (Utrecht), Paolo Maddedu (Bristol), Nikos Werner (Bonn, Germany), Cathy Holt (Manchester), W Zimmermann (Gottingen), Wolfram Zimmermann (Germany), Andre Terzic (US) and M Yoder(US).

Clinical Science have generously sponsored a Best Poster Prize, which was won by Michelle O'Doherty (the Centre for Vision and Vascular Science, Queen's University Belfast).
'Paracrine Release Of Interleukin 8 By Myeloid Angiogenic Cells Promotes Angiogenesis In The Ischaemic Retina'
Clinical Science Prize Award
The prize was presented by Dr Chris Newman, Chair of the BSCR.
The Young Investigator Prize was won by Jennifer Cole (Imperial College, London).
'Toll-Like Receptor 3 Expression is Increased in Atherosclerosis and Confers Protection Against Early Atherosclerotic Lesion Development and Weight Gain in Apolipoprotein E Deficient Mice'
YI Prize Award
The prize was presented by Professor Martin Bennett, Chairman of the BAS.

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