Translational Medicine from Single Molecules
to the Cardiovascular System

Date and TimeProgram ItemLecture TitleSpeaker
Tuesday, Nov 5Semmelweis Symposium Day 1
Tuesday, Nov 5, 11:30amRegistration
Tuesday, Nov 5, 12:00pmOpening Reception
Tuesday, Nov 5, 01:00pmOpening CeremonyRector's WelcomeBela Merkely
Tuesday, Nov 5, 01:30pmKeynote 1 - DHC Award CeremonyDiabetes and Heart Failure: Where Do We Stand, Where Do We Go?Michel Komajda
Tuesday, Nov 5, 03:15pmCoffee Break & Poster Viewing
Tuesday, Nov 5, 03:35pmSession 1 - ImagingChairman's AddressBela Merkely, Pal Maurovich-Horvat
Tuesday, Nov 5, 03:35pmKeynote 3 - DHC Award CeremonyCTA: Atherosclerosis, Coronary Stenosis, Flow Reserve, and Shear Stress - in the Search for the Vulnerable PlaqueJeroen Bax
Tuesday, Nov 5, 04:35pmSession 1 - ImagingMolecular Imaging in Cardiovascular DiseasesDavid Newby
Tuesday, Nov 5, 05:00pmSession 1 - ImagingNovel Imaging Techniques and Treatment Strategies in Aortic StenosisMarc Dweck
Tuesday, Nov 5, 05:25pmCoffee Break & Poster Viewing
Tuesday, Nov 5, 05:45pmKeynote 3"Power My Heart" - The Magical Functions of the MitochondriaRainer Schulz
Tuesday, Nov 5, 06:30pmSession 2 - Cardiotoxicity & Drug SafetyChairman's AddressPeter Ferdinandy, Pal Pacher
Tuesday, Nov 5, 06:30pmSession 2 - Cardiotoxicity & Drug SafetyCardiotoxicity of Anti-Cancer Durgs - a Never Ending Story of
Pietro Ameri
Tuesday, Nov 5, 06.55pmSession 2 - Cardiotoxicity & Drug SafetyCancer Drugs and The HeartGiorgio Minotti
Tuesday, Nov 5, 07:20pmSession 2 - Cardiotoxicity & Drug SafetyCardiovascular Effects of Endocannabinoids, Marijuana and Synthetic CannabinoidsPal Pacher
Tuesday, Nov 5, 07:45pmGet Together - Social Event
Wednesday, Nov 6Semmelweis Symposium Day 2
Wednesday, Nov 6, 08:00amRegistration
Wednesday, Nov 6, 08:30amSession 3 - Extracellular VesiclesChairman's AddressEdit Buzas, Zoltan Giricz
Wednesday, Nov 6, 08:30amSession 3 - Extracellular VesiclesExtracellular Vesicles - from Biomarkers to Gene TherapyBence Gyoergy
Wednesday, Nov 6, 08:50amSession 3 - Extracellular VesiclesExosomes and Epitranscriptome in Remodeling and Repair of the HeartSusmita Sahoo
Wednesday, Nov 6, 09:10amSession 3 - Extracellular VesiclesAdvancing Therapeutic Application of Extracellular Vesicles for Myocardial RepairJoost Sluijter
Wednesday, Nov 6, 09:35amSession 3 - Extracellular VesiclesExtracellular Vesicles and CoagulationRienk Nieuwland
Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:05amCoffee Break & Poster Viewing
Wednesday, Nov 6, 10:25amKeynote 4Cardiovascular Risk in Inflammatory Arthritis - from Bench to Bedside: State of Art 2019?Michael Nurmohamed
Wednesday, Nov 6, 11:10amSession 4 - Translational MedicineChairman's AddressZoltan Benyo, Akos Koller, Zoltan Ungvari,
Wednesday, Nov 6, 11:10amSession 4 - Translational MedicineTaking the Lipid Mediator Lysophosphatidic Acid from the Bench to ClinicGabor J Tigyi

Wednesday, Nov 6, 11:40amSession 4 - Translational MedicineGPCR Signaling in Smooth Muscle Cells: from Single-Cell Expression to the Identification of New FunctionsNina Wettschureck
Wednesday, Nov 6, 12:05pmSession 4 - Translational MedicineSurgical Treatment of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease: the Mayo Clinic ExperiencePeter Gloviczki
Wednesday, Nov 6 12:30pmLunch Break & Poster Viewing
Wednesday, Nov 6, 01:30pmKeynote 5The Power of Digitalization Transforming Cardiovascular MedicineGerhard Hindricks
Wednesday, Nov 6, 02:15pmSession 5 - Cardioprotection & Cell DeathChairman's AddressPeter Ferdinandy, Zoltan Giricz
Wednesday, Nov 6, 02:15pmSession 5 - Cardioprotection & Cell DeathProtecting the Heart from Injury - Bench-to-Bedside in ActionDerek Hausenloy
Wednesday, Nov 6, 02:40pmSession 5 - Cardioprotection & Cell DeathMyocardial Protection in the Light of Remote Ischemic ConditioningBruno Podesser
Wednesday, Nov 6, 03:05pmSession 5 - Cardioprotection & Cell DeathNovel Targets and Therapeutic Strategies that Bring New Hopes in CardioprotectionGemma Vilahur
Wednesday, Nov 6, 03:30pmSession 5 - Cardioprotection & Cell DeathTranslational Development of Noncoding RNA TherapeuticsThomas Thum
Wednesday, Nov 6, 03:55pmCoffee Break & Poster Viewing
Wednesday, Nov 6, 04:30pmKeynote 6The WHF Perspective on the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in the 21st CenturyFausto Pinto
Wednesday, Nov 6, 05:15pmSession 6 - ComorbidityChairman's AddressAndrea Fekete, Peter Sotonyi
Wednesday, Nov 6, 05:15pmSession 6 - ComorbidityChallenges and Innovations in Aortic TherapiesE. Sebastian Debus
Wednesday, Nov 6, 05:45pmSession 6 - ComorbidityNovel Approaches to Manage Diuretic ResistanceChris S Wilcox
Wednesday, Nov 6, 06:15pmSession 6 - ComorbidityPreeclampsia and Long-term Cardiorenal RisksJennifer M Sasser
Wednesday, Nov 6, 08:00pmVIP Dinner Cruise - Social Event
Thursday, Nov 7Semmelweis Symposium Day 3
Thursday, Nov 7, 08:00amRegistration
Thursday, Nov 7, 08:30amSession 7 - Heart FailureChairman's AddressTamas Radovits
Thursday, Nov 7, 08:30amSession 7 - Heart FailureTargeting Transcription to Treat Acute Heart Failure?Johannes Backs
Thursday, Nov 7, 08:55amSession 7 - Heart FailureThe Metabolic Road of Co-morbidities to Understanding the Pathophysiology of HFpEF: The role of Inflammatory Signaling Pathways in Cardiac Function ModulationNazha Hamdani
Thursday, Nov 7, 09:20amSession 7 - Heart FailureCutting the Gordian Knot on Heart Failure Treatment: from Drugs to DevicesPetar Seferovic
Thursday, Nov 7, 09:45amCoffee Break & Poster Viewing
Thursday, Nov 7, 10:15amKeynote 7Co-Temporal Force and Fluorescence Measurements Reveal a Ribosomal Gear-shift Mechanism of Translation Regulation by mRNACarlos Bustamante
Thursday, Nov 7, 11:00amSession 8 - Single MoleculesChairman's AddressMiklos Kellermayer
Thursday, Nov 7, 11:00amSession 8 - Single MoleculesProtein Nanomechanics in Health and DiseaseJorge Alegre-Cebollada
Thursday, Nov 7, 11:30amSession 8 - Single MoleculesThe Effects of HCM Causing Mutations on Human Beta-Cardiac Myosin at the Single Molecule and Ensemble LevelsKathleen Ruppel
Thursday, Nov 7, 12:00pmSession 8 - Single MoleculesMuscle contraction: from myofibrils to sarcomeres to moleculesDilson Rassier
Thursday, Nov 7, 12:30pmLunch Break & Poster Viewing
Thursday, Nov 7, 01:30pmKeynote 8Molecular Motors: Nature's Tiniest Protein MachinesJonathon Howard
Thursday, Nov 7, 02:15pmSession 9 - InflammationChairman's AddressZoltan Varga, Gergo Szanda
Thursday, Nov 7, 02:15pmSession 9 - InflammationMacrophage Contribution to Type 2 Diabetes Independently of InflammationMyriam Aouadi
Thursday, Nov 7, 02:40pmSession 9 - InflammationInvolvement of CB1R and iNOS Signaling in the Pathogenesis of Diabetic DyslipidemiaTony Jourdan
Thursday, Nov 7, 03:05pmSession 9 - InflammationDiabesity-Induced Chronic Kidney Disease: When Kidneys Get the MunchiesYossi Tam
Thursday, Nov 7, 03:30pmSession 9 - InflammationCannabinoid Type 1 Receptors (CB1R) in Pulmonary Fibrosis: Paracrine Control on Immunometabolim for Driving Fibroproliferative MicroenvironmentResat Cinar
Thursday, Nov 7, 03:55pmCoffee Break & Poster Viewing
Thursday, Nov 7, 04:30pmSession 10 - Regenerative MedicineChairman's AddressPeter Sotonyi, Foldes Gabor
Thursday, Nov 7, 04:30pmSession 10 - Regenerative MedicineCell Therapies for Myocardial Repair in Ischaemic Heart Disease and Heart Failure - Current StatusRosalinda Madonna
Thursday, Nov 7,
Session 10 - Regenerative MedicineRegenerating Cell and Tissue Function In Vitro and In VivoCristopher Chen
Thursday, Nov 7, 05:20pmSession 10 - Regenerative MedicineTBDAnne Catherine Lejay
Thursday, Nov 7, 05:45pmCoffee Break
Thursday, Nov 7, 06:00pmClosing Ceremony
Thursday, Nov 7, 08:00pmConcert - Social Event