10th World Congress for Microcirculation
Kyoto, Japan - September 25-27, 2015
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The theme of the Congress was "Microcirculation and Metabolism.” Recent breakthroughs and developments made it possible to discuss the link between local metabolic signatures and microvascular functions. The International Scientific Program Committee, representing Europe, America, Australia and Asia, developed an exciting meeting to match a growing recognition of the field of Microcirculation.
Meeting highlights included:
Plenary Lectures by
Peter Carmeliet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Paul Kubes, University of Calgary
Serge Charpak, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)
MCS Sponsored Symposia
Mechanobiology: Roles of Cellular and Non-Cellular Elements
Co-Chairs: Gerry Meininger and Michael Hill, University of Missouri-Columbia
Kim Dora, University of Oxford, UK
Michael A. Hill, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, USA
Michael Mederosy Schnitzler, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
William C. Cole, University of Calgary, Canada
New insights into immune cell regulation in microcirculation
Co-Chairs: Klaus Ley, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology and
Mariappan Muthuchamy, Texas A&M Health Science Center
Markus Sperandio, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Germany
John L. Magnani, GlycoMimetics, Inc.
Cornelia Halin, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Anatoliy Gashev, Texas A&M Health Science Center, USA