Moderated poster sessions at the 16th CHFR Symposium

NORHEART hosted the Moderated Poster Sessions at the 16th Annual CHFR Symposium on Heart Failure on Thursday 20st of September, 2018. A total of 70 posters were presented, giving PhD students a great opportunity to discuss their research with leading national and international experts.

Below are some photos from each poster session, as well as a list of the persons presenting moderated posters at the symposium. Poster prize winners are highlighted in bold.


Session I: Biomarkers and cardiac disease

Moderators: Stein Ørn, Stavanger University Hospital and Erik Øie, Diakonhjemmet Hospital.

Moderated posters were presented by:

Are Annesønn Kalstad
Kristian Berge
Erika Nerdrum Aagaard
Mariia Bogdanova
Tingting Feng
Fjola Sigurdardottir
Peder Langeland Myhre
Sjur Hansen Tveit
Vibeke Bratseth
Joanna Cwikiel
Trygve Berge
Martin Prøven Bogsrud

Kristian Berge presents his poster at the “Biomarkers and cardiac disease” poster session.

Session winner Peder Langeland Myhre presents his poster at the closing session of the Symposium.


Session II: Cellular signaling: Myocardial hypertrophy and ischemia

Moderators: Terje Larsen, University of Tromsø and Kåre-Olav Stensløkken, University of Oslo

Moderated posters were presented by:

Andreas Romaine
Pugazendhi Murugan Erusappan
Sabrina B. Mathiesen
Kate Møller Herum
Karoline B. Rypdal
Einar Nordén
Ole J. Kaasbøll
Sima Zolfaghari
Camilla Udjus
Anne-Maj Samuelsson
Trude Aspelin

Some of the poster presenters at Session II: “Cellular signalling: myocardial hypertrophy and ischemia”.

Andreas Romaine presents the winning poster of session II on behalf of first author Kate Møller Herum.


Session III: Cardiac function during heart failure and exercise training

Moderators: Øivind Rognmo and Øyvind Ellingsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Moderated posters were presented by:

Arne Olav Melleby
Marianne Ruud
Terje Kolstad
Anna Isotta Castrini
Nadia Pristaj
Petter Storsten
John Aalen
Ole Jakob Sletten
Camilla Kjellstad Larsen
Diana Silva
Katrine Rolid

Øivind Rognmo and Øyvind Ellingsen chaired Poster Session III, and the referee was Professor Sanjay Sharma.

Session winner Anna Isotta Castrini presents her poster at the closing session of the Symposium.


Session IV: Cellular signaling: Myocardial function and arrhythmias

Moderators: Ivar Sjaastad, Oslo University Hospital/University of Oslo and Leif Erik Vinge, Diakonhjemmet Hospital

Moderated posters were presented by:

Gaia Calamera
Anett Hellebø Ottesen
Bernadin Ndongson-Dongmo
Simon Girmai Berger
Mani Sadredini
Michael Frisk
Christopher Le
Yufeng Hou
Ornella Manfra
Xin Shen

Interested spectators view the presentations at the poster session “Cardiac signalling: myocardial function and arrhythmias”

Session winner Bernadin Ndongson-Dongmo presents his poster at the closing session of the Symposium.


Session V: Diagnostic and therapeutical strategies for cardiac disease

Moderators: Helga Midtbø, University of Bergen and Geir Øystein Anderse, Oslo Univeristy Hospital

Moderated posters were presented by:

Cristiane Mayerhofer
Anne Kristine Anstensrud
Arsenii Zabirnyk
Ingeborg Eskerud
Hilde Halland
Henriette Andresen
Rafaele Altara
Richard Massey
Ioanni Veras
Bård Bendiksen
Emil Knut Stenersen Espe
Gary McGinley
Lisa Smith

Professor Thomas H. Marwick  was evaluating the poster presentations dealing with diagnostic and therapeutical strategies for cardiac disease

Session winner Emil Knut Stenersen Espe presents his poster at the closing session of the Symposium.


Session VI: Inflammatory mediators and metabolism

Moderators: Kaspar Broch, Oslo University Hospital and Ingebjørg Seljeflot, Oslo University Hospital/University of Oslo

Ayodeji Awoyemi
Hani Zaidi
May-Kristin Torp
Kuan Yang
Linn Elisabeth Fosshaug
Tove Lekva
Sissel Åkra
Margrethe Holt
Mieke Louwe
Miriam Langseth
Ragnhild Helseth
Mari Elen Strand
Cristiane Mayerhofer

Valentin Fuster was the referee of the poster session “Inflammatory mediators and metabolism”

Session winner Mieke Louwe presents her poster at the closing session of the Symposium.

(All photos: Anders Revdal, NORHEART)