Events with the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences

May 15 - 17, 2017
Bethesda, MD
The objectives of the “Role of Lipid Droplets (LDs) in Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Related Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD)" working group were to evaluate the state of the field in LDs, identify the gap areas, and recommend research opportunities to investigate the roles of LDs in the pathogenesis of obesity- and metabolic syndrome-related CVD.
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March 20 - 21, 2017
NIH
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) convened a working group (WG) on Future Research Directions on Lipoprotein(a) and Cardiovascular Disease in Bethesda, Maryland to evaluate the state of the art of Lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) research and the roles of Lp(a) in cardiovascular disease (CVD), to identify research gaps and barriers, and to recommend future research opportunities in Lp(a) research. 
NIH
Bethesda, MD
This May 2016 working group meeting was convened to identify research barriers and outline possible solutions to prevent sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the general population with the establishment of short and long-term goals.