Moderated poster sessions at the 17th CHFR Symposium

NORHEART hosted the Moderated Poster Sessions at the 17th Annual CHFR Symposium on Heart Research on Thursday 19st of September, 2019. A total of 61 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: Helge Røsjø, Akershus University Hospital/University of Oslo, and Erik Øye, Diakonhjemmet Hospital.

Moderated posters were presented by:

Marita Knudsen Pope
Are Annesønn Kalstad
Tonje R. Johannessen
Sjur Hansen Tveit
Julia Brox Skranes
Christine Bjørkvik Erevik
Peder Langeland Myhre
Christian Shetelig
Kjersti B. Blom
Trine Baur Opstad
Brede Kvisvik
Cindhya Sithiravel

A crowd gathered to watch the poster presenters at session I.

Session winner Tonje R. Johannessen presents her 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:

Einar S. Nordén
Rafaele Altara
Karoline Bjarnesdatter Rypdal
Stine Skoglund Machiedo
Michael Frisk
Hani Zaidi
Andreas Romaine
Ioanni Veras

Karoline Bjarnesdatter Rypdal presents her moderated poster at the cellular signaling in myocardial hypertrophy and ischemia session.

Session winner Karoline B. Rypdal presents her poster again at the closing session of the Symposium.


Session III: Cardiac function during heart failure and exercise training

Moderators: Øyvind Ellingsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and Ole-Jakob How, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Moderated posters were presented by:

Nadia Pristaj
Katrine Rolid (2 posters)
Øyunn Kleiven
Bård A. Bendiksen
Emil Espe
Ole Jakob Sletten
Eigir Einarsen
Feddo Kirkels
Eystein T. Skjølsvik

Poster session III during one of Katrine Rolid’s two presentations on exercise in de novo heart transplant recipients.

Session winner Eystein T. Skjølsvik presents his 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:

Jonas Skogestad
Mani Sadredini
Yufeng Hou
Xin Shen
Terje Kolstad
Jia Li
Henriette Andresen
Gaia Calamera
Bernadin Ndongson-Dongmo

Interested spectators at the moderated poster session on cellular signaling related to myocardial function and arrhythmias.

Session winner Jonas Skogestad 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 Andersen, Oslo Univeristy Hospital

Moderated posters were presented by:

Kristina Malene Ødegaard
Gunn Marit Traaen
Anette Borger Kvaslerud
Monica Chivulescu
Faraz Khan
Camilla Kjelstad Larsen
Markus B. Harbo
Lisa Smith
Kristine Andreassen
Ida Marie Henriksen

Anette Borger Kvaslerud presents her results about long term outcomes in asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis.

Session winner Monica Chivulescu presents her 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

Erik E. Prestgaard
Ayodeji Awoyemi
Vibeke Bratseth
Cristiane Mayerhofer
Pauke Schots
Benohush Gustafsson
Jule C. Sæther
Kristine Victoria Brautaset
Ragnhild Helseth
Miriam S. Langseth
Karsten E. Kluge
O. M. Drapkina

O. M. Drapkina from Russia presents her moderated poster on gut microbiota in heart failure.

Session winner Ragnhild Helseth presents her poster at the closing session of the Symposium.

(All photos: Anders Revdal, NORHEART)