Program

The program takes place in the Aula of the University Hall.

Friday, February 16

TimeActivity
08.45 – 09.25 hrsWelcome and registration
09.25 – 09.30 hrsOpening
Prof. Joost Sluijter, UMC Utrecht – the Netherlands
Basics in cardiac repair
Chairs: Prof. Marie-Jose Goumans & Prof. Pieter Doevendans
09.30 – 09.55 hrsCardiac regeneration in a dish
Prof. Robert Passier
09.55 – 10.20 hrsDutch Heart Foundation lecture 
Opportunities and limitations of iPSC technology in cardiovascular disease
Prof. Ina Gruh
10.20 – 10.35 hrsAnti-fibrotic effects of cardiac progenitor cells in a 3D-model of human cardiac fibrosis
Thomas Bracco Gartner (Selected talk from abstracts)
10.35 – 11.05 hrsCoffee break
Future steps in preclinical repair
Chairs: Prof. Steven Chamuleau & Prof. Patricia Dankers
11.05 – 11.30 hrsBiomaterials for tissue repair
Prof. Jos Malda
11.30 – 11.55 hrsDutch Heart Foundation lecture 
TACTICS directions
Prof. Francisco Fernandez-Aviles
11.55 – 12.10 hrsStage-specific effects of bioactive lipids on human iPSC cardiac differentiation and cardiomyocyte cell cycle
Jan Willem Buikema (Selected talk from abstracts)
12.10 – 13.15 hrsLunch break & Poster session
Translational regenerative approaches
Chairs: Prof. Douwe Atsma & Prof. Francisco Fernandez-Aviles
13.15 – 13.40 hrsTranslational aspects for road to FIM
Prof. Steven Chamuleau
13.40 – 14.05 hrsDutch Heart Foundation lecture 
Extracellular vesicles for myocardial repair
Prof. Susmita Sahoo
14.05 – 14.20 hrsPatient perspective
14.20 – 14.30 hrsWrap up & granting of the award “Van Ruyvenpenning”
Prof. Steven Chamuleau
14.30 – 16.00 hrsCoffee/drink break towards inaugural lecture

Accreditation

The Dutch Society of Cardiology (NVVC) has approved 4 accreditation points.