Discuss the latest-breaking science in Kawasaki disease research! Come join your peers:
• Pediatric and adult cardiologist...
©2013, American Heart Association 4/13JNXXXX
7272 Greenville, Ave. Dallas, TX 75231-4596
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Eleventh International Kawasaki Disease Symposium

  1. 1. Discuss the latest-breaking science in Kawasaki disease research! Come join your peers: • Pediatric and adult cardiologists, pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists in immunology, infectious disease and rheumatology • Cardiovascular surgeons • Basic scientists in genetics, molecular biology, microbiology and cardiovascular pathophysiology • Pathologists • Public health officials from regional, national and international agencies; epidemiologists • Nurses in pediatric cardiology and public health who have an interest in Kawasaki disease Save the Date 11th International Kawasaki Disease Symposium Feb. 3-6, 2015 | Hilton Hawaiian Village | Honolulu, Hawaii
  2. 2. ©2013, American Heart Association 4/13JNXXXX 7272 Greenville, Ave. Dallas, TX 75231-4596 The 11th International Kawasaki Disease Symposium is three-and-half days of lectures, discussions and oral/poster presentations on the latest advances. Symposium participants will address the: • Influence of genetics on disease susceptibility and outcomes • Mechanisms of coronary artery damage following severe acute inflammation • Role of immune modulation and other novel therapies in preventing or reducing arterial damage • Potential use of serum biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis • Use of newer imaging techniques to assess abnormalities of the coronary arteries and myocardium • New therapies regarding anticoagulation and vascular health Worldwide epidemiology, psychosocial issues, guidelines and nursing practice will also be highlighted. The International Kawasaki Disease Symposia have been held every 2-3 years since 1983, with the goals of promoting research, education, and improved clinical care of this important cardiovascular illness, and thereby improving the health of children worldwide. Learn more at my.americanheart.org/ikds
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