Due to the Cancellation of Experimental Biology 2020, The MCS Annual Meeting Has Also Been Cancelled. Information About the Originally Planned Program is Provided Below.

MCS Annual Meeting Sessions

SATURDAY APRIL 4, 2020

(9:30 – 11:30 AM; ROOM 28DE)

MCS President's Symposium: Creating Opportunities for Microvascular Research

Chairs: Walter Lee Murfee (University of Florida) and Pooneh Bagher (Texas A&M University College of Medicine)
  • Excitation Contraction Coupling- Connecting Theory to Translational Insight in the Microcirculation - Donald Welsh (Western University)
  • Immune Cell Trafficking in the Fetal and Maternal Microcirculation - Markus Sperandio (Ludwig-Maximilians University)
  • S1P Signaling in Cardiovascular Disease - Anja Meissner (Lund University and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine)
  • Endothelial Alpha Hemoglobin Can Regulate Hypoxic Vasodilation - Brant Isakson (University of Virginia)

 

(11:45 AM – 12:45 AM; ROOM 27)

MCS Trainee Lunch

 

(1:00 – 3:00 PM; ROOM 28DE)

Addressing Microvascular Dysfunction Following Traumatic Injury

Chairs: Binu Tharakan (Morehouse School of Medicine) and Flavia Souza-Smith (Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans)
  • Acoustic Trauma Causes Dysfunction in Inner Ear Blood Flow - Xiaorui Shi (University of Oregon Health Science Center)
  • Mechanisms of Vascular Failure and Hyporesponsiveness in Circulatory Shock Cardioprotection - Erik Kistler (University of California, San Diego)
  • Microvascular Leakage in the Trauma-Hemorrhage Setting - Jerome Breslin (University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine)
  • The Translational Tale of Hydroxocobalamin for Treatment of Microvascular Injury - Julie Freed (Medical College of Wisconsin)
  • Selected Abstract Presentations

 

(3:30 – 5:30 PM; ROOM 28DE)

Emerging Topics in Microcirculation

Chairs: Anjelica Gonzalez (Yale University) and Shawn Bender (University of Missouri)
  • Effect of Anti-Cancer Therapy on Human Microvascular Function - Andreas Beyer (Medical College of Wisconsin)
  • Consequences of Extracellular Matrix Abnormalities on Small Resistance Arteries - Carmen Halabi (Washington University School of Medicine)
  • Multi-Scale Modeling, Experimental Mechanics, and In Vivo Imaging Towards Understanding Structure-Function Relationships in The Lymphatic Circulation - J. Brandon Dixon (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Tools for Spatial-Temporal Mapping of the Microcirculation - Arvind Pathak (The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
  • The Role of Neuromodulatory Signaling in Functional Hyperemia - Cam Ha Tran (University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine)
  • Examining Vascular Adaptations to Spaceflight - Pooneh Bagher (Texas A&M University College of Medicine)
  • Novel Mechanisms Regulating Lymphatic Valve Formation - Ying Yang (University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine)
  • High-resolution Imaging and Manipulation of Brain Capillaries In Vivo - Andy Shih (Seattle Children’s Hospital/University of Washington School of Medicine)

 

(6:00 PM – 8:00 PM; ROOM 27)

MCS President’s Poster Reception

Chairs: Erika Boerman (University of Missouri), Miranda Good (Tufts University) and Joshua Butcher (Oklahoma State University)

 

SUNDAY APRIL 5, 2020

 

(8:30 – 10:00 AM; ROOM 26)

Kaley Award Featured Topic:

The Coronary Microvasculature: Small Vessels with Big Responsibilities

Dirk Dunker (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

 

(3:30 – 4:30 PM; ROOM 28DE)

MCS Landis Award Lecture:

Searching for Molecular Regulators of Endothelial Permeability in Inflammation: My Journey in Microcirculation Research

Sarah Yuan (University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine)

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Sunday and Monday

Please hang your poster before 9:00 am. Presentation times are 10:15 am - 12:15 pm each day.