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January 2008

  1. 1. cornotes S O C I ETY F O R C A R DIOVA S CULAR P A THOLOGY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT Cornotes, now incorporated into the pages of Cardiovascular Pathology, serves to disseminate United States and Canadian Academy of meeting information, news about SCVP members Pathology 2008 Annual Meeting and activities. March 1 – 7, 2008 Meeting information, announcements or general Hyatt Regency Hotel and Denver Convention information of interest to SCVP can be sent to: Center, Denver, Colorado James B. Atkinson, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Pathology Room C 3321 MCN Society for Cardiovascular Pathology Vanderbilt University Medical Center Companion Meeting Nashville, TN 37232-2561 e-mail: Coronary Artery Disease and Myocardial Infarction in the Era of CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOLOGY Interventional Cardiology VISIT THE WEBSITE Sunday, March 2, 2008, 8:30 am The web address is: Moderators: Barbara Sampson and Gaetano Thiene MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT • Introduction: Myocardial Infarction, A Paradigm of Success in Modern Medicine United States and Canadian Academy of (Gaetano Thiene) Pathology 2008 Annual Meeting • The Vulnerable and Unstable Plaque March 1 – 7, 2008 (Michael Fishbein) Hyatt Regency Hotel and Denver Convention • The Pathology of Myocardial Infarction Center, Denver Colorado Following Coronary Recanalization (Cristina Basso) Society for Cardiovascular Pathology • Unresolved Issues in Myocardial Meetings Reperfusion Injury (L. Maximilian Buja) • Interventional Procedures for Relieving • Saturday, March 1, 2008: Molecular Myocardial Ischemia (John Carroll) Pathology of Cardiovascular Diseases (co- • The Dilemma of Bare or Drug Eluting sponsored with Association for Molecular Stents (Renu Virmani) Pathology) • 2008 SCVP Distinguished Achievement • Sunday, March 2, 2008: Coronary Artery Awardee: William D. Edwards, M.D. Disease and Myocardial Infarction in the Era of Interventional Cardiology • Tuesday, March 4, 2008: Specialty Conference See below for details MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 2008 Annual Meeting
  2. 2. cornotes S O C I ETY F O R C A R DIOVA S CULAR P A THOLOGY March 1-7, 2008 2008, The Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Hyatt Regency Hotel and Denver Convention Springs, CO. American Heart Center, Denver, Colorado Association (see #1 above). 4. The 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology and Asian Society for Cardiovascular Association for Molecular Pathology Joint Meeting Surgery, March 13-16, 2008, Singapore. Ms. Kelly Chan, 176B Joo Molecular Pathology of Cardiovascular Diseases Chiat Road, Singapore, 427447; tel: Saturday, March 1, 2008, 5:00 pm 65-6346-4402; fax: 65-6346-4403; website:; email: Chairpersons: Jeffrey Kant and Bruce McManmus • Introduction (Gaetano Thiene, Padua, Italy) 5. American College of Cardiology 57th • Principles and Techniques (Jeffrey Kant, Annual Scientific Session, March 29- Pittsburg, PA) April 1, 2008, Chicago, IL. Website: • Cardiac Infections (Fiorella Calabrese, Padua, Italy) 6. Vascular Biology 2008, April 5-9, • Molecular Genetics of Cardiomyopathies 2008, San Diego, CA. NAVBO, 18501 (Jeffrey Towbin, Houston, TX) Kingshill Road, Germantown, MD • Electro-Mechanical Intercellular Coupling 20874-2211; website:; (Jeffrey Saffitz, Boston, MA) email: • Molecular Autopsy of Sudden Cardiac 7. 28th Annual Meeting & Scientific Death (Michael Ackerman, Rochester, MN) Sessions, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, April 9-12, 2008, Boston Marriott and John B. Hynes Convention Center, MEETING LIST Boston, MA. ISHLT, 14673 Midway Road, Suite 200, Addison, TX 75001; 1. International Stroke Conference fax: 972-490-9499; website: 2008, February 20-22, 2008, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New 8. Ninth International Kawasaki Orleans, LA. American Heart Disease Symposium, April 10-12, Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, 2008, Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan. Dallas Tx 75231-4596; tel: American Heart Association (see #1 214-570-5935; fax: 214-373-3406; above). website:; email: 9. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2. CRT 2008, "Angiomyogenesis & Cell 2008, April 16-18, 2008, Omni Hotel at Therapy Symposium, March 12-13, CNN Center, Atlanta, GA. American 2008, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Heart Association (See #1 above). Washington, D.C. Tel: 202-877-2992; 10. The XVI World Congress of website: Cardiology, May 18-21, 2008, La 3. 48th Cardiovascular Disease Rural Convention & Exhibition Centre, Epidemiology and Prevention Buenos Aires, Argentina. Paola Peron, Annual Conference, March 13-15,
  3. 3. cornotes S O C I ETY F O R C A R DIOVA S CULAR P A THOLOGY WCC 2008 General Secretariat, ICS 16. Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Congresos Internacionales S.A., C.C. Health & Disease, Gordon Research (P.O. Box) 73-C1084ZAA, Buenos Conferences, August 3-8, 2008, Aires, Argentina. Tel: University of New England, Biddeford, +54-11-4812-3444; fax: ME. Website: +54-11-4813-0073; website: 17. Workshop: Biology of Signaling in or the Cardiovascular System,; email: September 11-14, 2008, Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis, Massachusetts. 11. The XXVIIIth Annual Meeting of the NAVBO, 18501 Kingshill Road, International Society for Heart Germantown, MD 20874-2211; Research-European Section, May website:; email: 28-31, 2008, Athens, Greece. Website: 18. International Society for Applied 12. The XXXth Annual Meeting of the Cardiovascular Biology 11th Biennial International Society for Heart Meeting, September 17-20, 2008, Cite Research-American Section, June Mondiale Centre de Congres Bordeaux, 17-20, 2008, Hilton Cincinnati, France. Website: Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH. Website: 13. Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, Gordon Research Conferences, July 20-25, 2008, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH. Website: 14. Lipoprotein Metabolism, Gordon Rsearch Conferences, June 22-27, ANNOUNCEMENT 2008, Waterville Valley Resort, Waterville Valley, NH. Website: Dr. Hui-Min Yang has won this year’s award for Outstanding Achievement in Cardiovascular 15. The 14th World Congress on Heart Pathology by a UCLA Pathology Resident. Her Disease / International Academy of achievements include a first author paper in Cardiology Annual Scientific Cardiovascular Pathology and an abstract Sessions 2008, July 26-29, 2008, The presentation at the USCAP meeting in March. She Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, will receive a 2-year membership in the Society for Canada. Asher Kimchi, MD, Cardiovascular Pathology. International Academy of Cardiology, PO Box 17659, Beverly Hills, CA 90209; tel: 310-657-8777; fax: 310-659-4781; email:; website:
  4. 4. cornotes S O C I ETY F O R C A R DIOVA S CULAR P A THOLOGY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT American Society for Investigative Pathology Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2008 MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT April 5-9, 2008 San Diego, California Cardiovascular Pathology: Current Concepts July 25-27, 2008 Cell and Molecular Biology of Heart University of Toronto Conference Centre Valve Disease Toronto, Canada Sunday, April 6, 2008, 8:30 am Call for abstracts (submission will be entirely on- Co-Chairs: Avrum I. Gotlieb (University of line). Submissions open in October 2007. Toronto) and Joyce Bischoff (Harvard Medical School) Conference Chair: Dr. Jagdish Butany, Professor, University of Toronto. Valvulogenesis: Role of Periostin (Roger Organizing Committee: Dr. J. Butany, Professor of Markwald) Pathology, University of Toronto; Dr. A. Gotlieb, Growth and Differentiation Potential of Valve Chair, LMP, University of Toronto; Dr. J. Veinot, Endothelial Cells (Joyce Bischoff) Professor of Pathology, University of Ottawa. The Role of Valve Interstitial Cells in the Repair of the Diseased Heart Valve (Avrum I. Gotlieb) Contact: Genetic Basis of Human Aortic Valve Disease Continuing Education and Professional (Deepak Srivastava) Development Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto EB 2008 Registration Office Telephone: 416-978-2719 or toll free 9650 Rockville Pike 1-888-512-8173; web site:; Bethesda, MD 20812 email: Fax: 301-634-7008. Website:
  5. 5. cornotes S O C I ETY F O R C A R DIOVA S CULAR P A THOLOGY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT UCLA Winter Update: Clinical Breakthroughs in Cardiology February 21-24, 2008 Snowbird Ski Resort and Conference Center, Snowbird, Utah Selected Topics: PCI, Stent Thrombosis and the COURAGE Trial; Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis: What Are We Talking About?; Nuclear Imaging: Recent Advances and Relation to CT and MRI in CAD Evaluation; Women and Heart Disease: What Are the Gender Differences?; Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism; Cardiac Valve Surgery; Hormone Replacement Therapy and the Heart; Update on Catheter Ablation; Sudden Cardiac Death: What Makes One-in-a-Million PVCs Lethal?; Percutaneous Aortic and Mitral Valve Procedures: A Surgeon’s Perspective; New Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure; Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Dissection; Unusual Angiographic Case Studies; Advances in Cardiovascular Stem Cell Research; New Interventions for Congenital Heart Disease. Contact: Office of Continuing Medical Education David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Cardiology Program 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060 Los Angeles, CA 90024-6512; 310-794-2620 Email: Website: