ATVB | PVD 2015 Scientific Sessions 

In Collaboration with the Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, and the Society for Vascular Surgery's Vascular Research Initiatives Conference
When and Where

May 7–9, 2015
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, Calif.

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Preliminary 2015 Program (PDF)

The links below have more information about the science presented in 2014 in Toronto

ATVB 2014 Abstracts
 published in the ATVB Journal


Key Dates

Oct. 17 - Abstract and award submission opens for ATVB/PVD and VRIC

Dec. 17 - Online registration opens

Jan. 29 - Abstract and award submissions close for ATVB/PVD and VRIC

Feb. 25 - Last day to become an AHA professional member and qualify for the early registration discount

Mar. 11 - Early registration deadline

Mar. 25 - Last day to become an AHA professional member and qualify for the advance registration discount

Apr. 8 - Advanced registration deadline

Apr. 9 - Standard registration rates apply

Why Attend?

The meeting includes diverse disciplines within the arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, vascular biology, peripheral vascular disease, vascular surgery, and functional genomics research communities that allow investigators to explore areas of cross-disciplinary interests. We expect a broad representation from many disciplines and encourage young scientists to attend.

Target Audience

The conference will especially appeal to scientists and clinicians in:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Research
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Functional Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Molecular/cellular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Thrombosis Research
  • Vascular Biology
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery


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ATVB/PVD 2015 Scientific Sessions
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, California
May 7-9, 2015

ATVB/PVD 2016 Scientific Sessions
Omni Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee
May 4-6, 2016

ATVB/PVD 2017 Scientific Sessions
Hyatt Regency
Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 4-6, 2017

Other Conferences of Interest

The following conferences/symposia are not part of the education activities for ATVB/PVD 2015.
  • The 29th Annual Vascular Research Initiatives Conference                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
VRIC 2015 is sponsored by the Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS), and will be held on May 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California. There is a separate registration to attend this meeting. Researchers are encouraged to submit an abstract on the ATVB submission site for consideration at VRIC. VRIC registrants will receive a US $100 registration discount on ATVB/PVD 2015 Registration.
  • Kinetics-Metabolism 2015
KinMet 2015 is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. Scientists interested in lipoprotein and cellular metabolism and kinetic modeling are invited to attend  There is no additional cost to attend this meeting, and all registrants are invited.
  • Workshop on HDL Structure-Function
On Saturday afternoon, May 9th, immediately following ATVB/PVD 2015, plan to attend the HDL Workshop, a gathering of experts in HDL research to share and discuss current basic and clinical studies.  There is not cost to attend, but registration is limited.   

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