Lectures and seminars Mini-Symposium: Novel aspects on endothelial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease

10-11-2020 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Add to iCal
Online Online as Zoom webinar ( Meeting ID: 657 8294 8184; Passcode: 20201110 )

Within the doctoral course on “Endothelial Cell Function and its Relevance in Cardiovascular Disease” (HT20, 3113).

This Mini-Symposium covers recent advances and future perspectives of endothelial dysfunction in cardiovascular research. Welcome!


  • Gemma Vilahur Garcia (ICCC-Research Institute of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain) – Pathogenesis of the atherothrombotic process: the key role of lipids, endothelial dysfunction, and platelets
  • Miriam Cortese-Krott (Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany) Nitric Oxide in regulation of vascular function and blood pressure
  • Francesco Cosentino (Karolinska Institute and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden) Epigenetics, oxidative stress and cardiovascular risk in diabetes and obesity
  • Elena Osto (University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland) Novel role of gut hormones in the control of endothelial function and metabolism

With the support of the CardioVascular Research (CVR) programme at Karolinska Institute. Course organizers: Rosa Suades Soler, Jiangning Yang, and Xiaowei Zheng.