Pictures from the Annual CHFR Symposium 2018

The 16th Annual CHFR Symposium on Heart Failure was arranged by Center for Heart Failure Research between September 19 and September 21, 2018. The Annual Symposium is an important opportunity for Norwegian scientists to meet with international scientists at the forefront of their field in an informal atmosphere. Below are some pictures from this year’s Symposium, as well as some brief information on the speakers and topics.

Moderated poster sessions was hosted by NORHEART. Pictures and more information about the poster sessions are provided here.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20


OPENING SESSION

ØYSTEIN KRÜGER, South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority:
Opening remarks

VALENTIN FUSTER, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA:
Key note lecture: New frontiers in the cardiovascular field: The science of health


NOVEL APPROACHES TO ASSESSMENT OF RISK AND CARDIAC FUNCTION

NICK L. MILLS, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom:
Cardiac troponins beyond the acute coronary syndrome

SATOSHI NAKATANI, Osaka University Graduate Schools of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan:
Novel methods for quantification of left ventricular function


CARDIAC SIGNALING IN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS

MANUEL MAYR, King’s College, London, United Kingdom:
A multi-omics approach in the era of precision medicine

DENISE HILFIKER-KLEINER, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany:
An overview of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy


FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21


NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN CARDIAC IMAGING

JARGAT NARULA, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA:
Imaging atherosclerosis: From precision medicine to population health

THOMAS H. MARWICK, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia:
Echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular function for the future – beyond ejection fraction


TRANSLATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON CARDIAC ELECTROMECHANICAL COUPLING

DAVID A. KASS, The John Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD, USA:
PKGing apart heart disease

XANDER H. T. WEHRENS, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA:
Role of abnormal intracellular calcium handling in heart failure pathogenesis


INFLAMMATION IN CARDIAC DISEASE

BRENDAN M. EVERETT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA:
Inflammation in heart failure: The next therapeutic target?

LUIGI ADAMO, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA:
The role of innate immunity in cardiac injury and repair


CARDIOVASCULAR EFFECTS OF EXERCSIE IN HEALTH AND DISEASE

SANJAY SHARMA, St. Georges, University of London, London, United Kingdom:
Exercise: Can ideal therapy become the bitter pill?

(All photos: Anders Revdal, NORHEART)