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

 Full program of Congress



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