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Vascular Morphogenesis
Ondine Cleaver, UT Southwestern Med Center
Endothelial cell specification
Didier Stainier, Max Planck Institute

Vascular Aging
Anjali Kusumbe, University of Oxford
Targeting senescent cells for the treatment of cardiovascular disease
Tohru Minamino, Juntendo University

Natasha Harvey, University of South Australia
Benjamin Hogan, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 

Stem Cells
Karen Hirschi, University of Virginia
Adaptable and hemodynamic human endothelial cells for tissue-specific organogenesis
Shahin Rafii, Weill Cornell Medical College

Plasticity and Differentiation
Kristy Red-Horse, Stanford University
Kathleen Caron, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Epigenetic Regulation
What chromatin remodelers can teach us about vascular development and integrity
Courtney Griffin, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Physiologic and Pathologic Changes in Chromatin Remodeling in Vascular Cells
Marlene Rabinovitch, Stanford University

Vascular Heterogeneity
Vascular heterogeneity during organ growth and regeneration
Karina Yaniv, Weizmann Institute of Science

Christer Betsholtz, Uppsala University

Organ Crosstalk
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Northwestern University
Endothelial metabolism in the muscle microenvironment
Katrien de Bock, ETH Zürich

Blood Brain Barrier
Regulation of the blood-brain barrier in health and disease
Richard Daneman, University of California, San Diego
The Neuro-vascular interactions in the CNS
Chenghua Gu, Harvard Medical School

Neurovascular Crosstalk
Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar, Heidelberg University
Unexpected vascular findings at the brain borders
Jonathan Kipnis, Washington University in St. Louis

Guillermo Oliver, Northwestern University
Taija Makinen, Uppsala University

Smooth Muscle Cells
Dichotomous role of inflammation in atherosclerosis
Gary Owens, University of Virginia

Mark Nelson, University of Vermont

Ellie Tzima, University of Oxford
Yun Fang, University of Chicago

William Sessa, Yale University
Madeline Nieves-Cintron, University of California, Davis

Cell-Cell Interactions
Tim Hla, Boston Children's Hospital

Vascular Cell-Blood Interaction
Napoleone Ferrara, University of California, San Diego
Mark Kahn, University of Pennsylvania

Vascular Cell-Matrix Interactions
Novel mouse model of familial thoracic aortic dissection
Hiromi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba
Smooth muscle cell transdifferentiation in response to matrix stiffening
Michelle Bendeck, University of Toronto

Vascular Homeostasis
Stefania Nicoli, Yale University  

Strategies to Understand and Treat COVID-19
Alex Arenas, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Wnt pathways in pulmonary vascular health and disease
Vinicio de Jesus Perez, Stanford University

Heterogeneity of Vascular and Immune Cells
Bin Zhou, Chinese Academy of Science
David van Dijk, Yale University

New -omics Approaches
Manuel Mayr, King’s College
Sasha Singh, Brigham and Women's Hospital, HMS

Systems Approach to Target Discovery
Masanori Aikawa, Brigham and Women's Hospital, HMS
Genetic Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Function
Mete Civelek, University of Virginia

Imaging and Computational Approaches
Multiplexing single cell functional genetics uncovers a pathological cell state
Rui Benedito, CNIC
Imaging neurovasculature at high spatiotemporal resolution
Na Ji, University of California, Berkeley

Anjelica Gonzalez, Yale University
Chris Chen, Boston University

Tumor Angiogenesis and Metastasis I
Vascular heterogeneity in respiratory organs
Gou-Young Koh, IBS/KAIST

Nobuyuki Takakura, Osaka University
Vascular control of aging and metastasis
Hellmut Augustin, Heidelberg University

Rosemary Akhurst, University of California, San Francisco

Vascular-Immune Interface in Cancer
Melody A Swartz, University of Chicago
Gabriele Bergers, Center for Cancer Biology and KU Leuven

Vascular Inflammation and Microbes
Mechanisms that govern the dissemination of inflammatory signals from the intestine
Gwen Randolph, Washington University in St. Louis
Inflammation is a Double-Edged Sword. Anti-inflammatory Therapy Doesn't Have to Be
Bill Muller, Northwestern University

The Vasculature in Metabolic Disease
Vascular smooth muscle cAMP signaling in health and disease
Manuel Navedo, University of California, Davis

Raul Santos, University of Sao Paulo Medical School

Ocular and CNS Vascular Disease
Susan Quaggin, Northwestern University
Richard A Lang, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Diseases of the Aorta
New screening approaches to identify inhibitors for cardiovascular calcification
Elena Aikawa, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, HMS
Dianna Milewicz, UT Health Sciences Center at Houston

Vascular Malformations
Mechanisms of cerebral bleeding in the collagen IV disease
Anne Joutel, INSERM

Miikka Vikkula, de Duve Institute, University of Louvain

AVMs and Somatic Vascular Malformations
Rong Wang, University of California, San Francisco
Jason Fish, University of Toronto

The role of efferocytosis in atherosclerosis
Nick Leeper, Stanford University
Protein sulfhydration and endothelial cell function
Ingrid Fleming, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University

Hypertension and Pulmonary Hypertension
Iris Jaffe, Tufts University
Vascular Diseases associated with the impairment of BMP signaling pathway
Akiko Hata, UCSF

Inflammatory Vasculitis
Cornelia Weyand, Stanford University
David Harrison, Vanderbilt University

New Therapeutics
DNA-based Gene Therapy
Ryuichi Morishita, Osaka University

Stefanie Dimmeler, University of Frankfurt

Translational Cardiovascular Medicine
Joseph Wu, University of California, San Francisco
New Basic Pathobiology for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases : Resistin-Cap1 & PCSK9-Cap1 Axis
Hyo-Soo Kim, Seoul National University

Translational Vascular Biology
Jan Kitajewski, University of Illinois at Chicago
Xuri Li, Sun Yet-Sen University

HDL in Vascular Disease
Edward A. Fisher, New York University
Karin E. Bornfeldt, University of Washington

Dyslipidemia as Cardiovascular Risk
Lipoprotein(a): Use of Stable Isotopes to Understand Protein Function
Gissette Reyes-Soffer, Columbia University

Peter Libby, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Thursday -
Keynote Lecture: Aviv Regev, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President of Genentech Research and Early Development, Genentech

Earl P. Benditt Award Lecture
Recipient/Lecture to be determined

Friday -
Keynote Lecture: Jeffrey Bluestone, Ph.D.
A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor
Director, Hormone Research Institute in the Diabetes Center
University of California, San Francisco

Saturday -
Judah M Folkman Award in Vascular Biology Lecture
Recipient/Lecture to be determined

Sunday -
Springer Junior Investigator Award Lecture
Recipient/Lecture to be determined

General Session: New Signaling Mechanisms
Speakers -
Princess Imoukhuede, University of Washington
Hasina Outtz‐Reed, Weil Cornell Medical Center
Anne Eichmann, Yale University
Lena Claesson‐Welsh, Uppsala University
Eli Keshet, Hebrew University

6:30pmWelcome by Dr. Rong Wang, Chair of the IVBM 2022 Organizing Committee
6:35-7:40pmKeynote Lecture:
Aviv Regev, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President of Genentech Research and Early Development
7:40-8:00pmPresentation of Travel Awards
Other Societies
8:00-9:00pmEarl P. Benditt Award Lecture
9:00-10:00pmWelcome Reception
8:30-10:00amVascular MorphogenesisSmooth Muscle CellsVascular Cell-Matrix InteractionsVascular MalformationsSystems Approach to Target DiscoveryParticipating Society Session - TBD
10:30am-12:00pmVascular AgingHeterogeneity of Vascular and Immune CellsCell-Cell InteractionsDyslipidemia as Cardiovascular RiskVascular-Immune Interface in CancerParticipating Society Session - TBD
2:00pm-3:00pmKeynote Lecture:
Jeffrey Bluestone, Ph.D.
A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor
Director, Hormone Research Institute
Diabetes Center
3:15-3:45pmTechnical Showcases
3:45-5:15pmStem CellsBlood Brain BarrierMechanotransductionDiseases of the Aorta  
4:00-5:30pmSession Sponsored by The Korean Society of CardiologyRound Table Discussion - TBD    
8:30-10:00amLymphangiogenesisAVMs and Somatic Vascular MalformationsTranslational Vascular BiologyOcular and CNS Vascular DiseaseBioengineeringParticipating Society Session - TBD
10:30am-12:00pmPlasticity and DifferentiationStrategies to Understand and Treat COVID-19Vascular Cell-Blood InteractionTumor Angiogenesis and MetastasisAtherosclerosisParticipating Society Session - TBD
2:00pm-3:00pmJudah M Folkman Award in Vascular Biology Lecture
3:15-3:45pmTechnical Showcases
3:45-5:15pmImaging and Computational ApproachesNeurovascular CrosstalkVascular HomeostasisNew Therapeutics  
4:00-5:30pmSession Sponsored by The Korean Society of CardiologyRound Table Discussion - TBD    
8:30-10:00amEpigenetic RegulationOrgan CrosstalkMetabolismTumor biologyInflammatory VasculitisParticipating Society Session - TBD
10:30am-12:00pmLymphaticsTranslational Cardiovascular MedicineHypertension and Pulmonary HypertensionThe Vasculature in Metabolic DiseaseParticipating Society Session - TBD 
2:00pm-3:00pmSession Sponsored by FujiFilm VisualSonicsAdditional Participating Societies Sponsored Sessions (TBD)
3:00-3:30pmTechnical Showcases
3:45-5:15pmNew -omics ApproachesVascular HeterogeneityVascular Inflammation and MicrobesHDL in Vascular DiseaseParticipating Society Session - TBD 
8:00-8:30amSpringer Award Lecture
8:30-8:45amFlorence Sabin Award Presentation
8:45-9:00Stephen Schwartz Award Presentation
9:00-10:30amNew Signaling Mechanisms Part I
10:30-10:45amCoffee Break
10:45-11:00amIVBM 2024 - Amsterdam Presentation
11:00am-12:30pmNew Signaling Mechanisms Part II
12:30-12:45pmConcluding Remarks