Program

(Last updated April 14, 2021)

Plenary Lecture

Achieving Productive Aging
- The Mechanism of Aging/Longevity Control in Mammals and Anti-Aging Intervention -

Shin-ichiro IMAI(Department of Developmental Biology, Department of Medicine (Joint), Washington University School of Medicine, USA)
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Plenary Symposium

Diabetes

Effects of Comprehensive Management of Type 2 Diabetes on Long Term Prognosis

Peter GAEDE(Department of Cardiology and Endocrinology, Slagelse Hospital, Denmark)
Takashi KADOWAKI(The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Epidemiology

New Era of Pharmacological Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease

Hiroyuki DAIDA(Faculty of Health Science, Juntendo University, Japan)
Lale TOKGÖZOGLU(Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University, Turkey)
Jennifer ROBINSON(Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, USA)
Masataka SATA(University of Tokushima Graduate School, Japan)

Epidemiology Big Data

Big Data Analysis for Adequate Decision Making to Prevent Atherosclerotic Diseases

Yoshitaka MURAKAMI(Department of Medical Statistics, Toho University, Japan)
Toru TAKEBAYASHI(Keio University, Japan)
Anne TYBJAERG-HANSEN(Department of Clinical Biochemistry KB3011, Section for Molecular Genetics, Denmark)

Hypertension/ Kidney Disease

Systemic Hemodynamic Atherothrombotic Syndrome and Resonance Hypothesis of Blood Pressure Variability: Triggering Cardiovascular Events

Kazuomi KARIO(Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Japan)
Hiromi RAKUGI(Department of Geriatric And General Medicine, Osaka University, Japan)
Nagako OKUDA(Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Predectural University, Japan)

Lipid

Cholesterol Homeostasis

Hitoshi SHIMANO(Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Tsukuba, Faculty of Medicine, Japan)
Albert K. GROEN(Department of Experimental Vascular Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Netherlands)
Ryan TEMEL(Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky, USA)

Novel Development of Lipid Lowering Drug

Kausik RAY(Department of Primary Care And Public Health, Imperial College London, UK)
Frederick RAAL(Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of The Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Daniel GAUDET(Universite de Montreal and Ecogene-21, Canada)
Sotirios TSIMIKAS(University of California San Diego School of Medicine, USA)
Christie BALLANTYNE(Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, USA)
Shun ISHIBASHI(Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan)

HDL and Reverse Cholesterol Transport -Prospect for Antiatherogenic Agent Associated with HDL Metabolism-

Anatol KONTUSH(INSERM Research Unit 1166, Sorbonne University, France)
Shinji YOKOYAMA(Institute for Biological Functions, Chubu University, Japan)
Kerry-Anne RYE(School of Medical Science, University of New South Wales, Australia)
Shizuya YAMASHITA(Rinku General Medical Center, Japan)

Symposium

Aging

Basic

Nobuyuki TAKAKURA(Department of Signal Transduction, RIMD, Osaka University, Japan)
Yumiko OISHI(Nippon Medical School, Japan)
Jose FUSTER(Spanish National Center For Cardiovascular Research (CNIC), Spain)
Ippei SHIMIZU(Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, Juntendo University, Japan)
Stefanie DIMMELER(Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration, Institute for Molecular Medicine, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany)

Public and Patient Education to Prevent Atherosclerotic Diseases in Asia

Peiyu WANG(Peking University, China)
Mayumi MIZUTANI(Mie University, Japan)
Mai KABAYAMA(Department of Health Sciences Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Mami IIDA(Gifu Prefectural General Medical Center, Japan)

Cancer & Atherosclerosis

Kathryn MOORE(Department of Medicine, New York University, USA)
Kazuhiro SASE(Deparment of Clinical Pharmacology and Regulatory Science, Juntendo University, Japan)
Pradeep NATARAJAN(Department of Medicine, Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA)
Kazuko TAJIRI(Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan)

Gender & Atherosclerosis

C Noel BAIREY MERZ(Smidt Heart Institute, Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA)
Karol WATSON(Department of Medicine/Cardiology, University of California, USA)
Kayoko SATO(Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan)

Cardiovascular disease

Updated of Pharmacological Therapy for Hyperlipidemia

Atsushi NOHARA(Department of Clinical Genetics, Ishikawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Japan)
Koutaro YOKOTE(Department of Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Hiroshi ITO(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University, Japan)
Kenichi TSUJITA(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kumamoto University, Japan)
Stephen NICHOLLS(MonashHeart, Victorian Heart Institute, Austraila)

COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Cardiovascular Diseases

Keith FERDINAND(Tulane University School of Medicine, USA)
Atsushi TANAKA(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga University, Japan)

Diabetes

Current Clinical Evidence on Prevention of Diabetic Complications

Amira AL KHARUSI(Department of Endocrinology, Ministry of Health, Oman)
Kohjiro UEKI(Diabetes Research Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
Hiroshi ITOH(Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nephrology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan)
Masaya KOSHIZAKA(Department of Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology, Chiba University, Japan)
Kyoko INAGAKI(Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Nippon Medical School, Japan)

New Horizon for Basic Research on Diabetic Complications

Shinji KUME(Department of Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan)
Akiyoshi UEMURA(Nagoya City University, Japan)
Yoshiro MAEZAWA(Department of Endocrinology, Hematology And Gerontology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Aruna PRADHAN(Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA)

Diabetes

Yuichiro YAMADA(Kansai Electric Power Hospital, Japan)
George BAKRIS(Faculty of Medicine, The University of Chicago Medicine, USA)
Christoph WANNER(Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Würzburg, Germany)
Yuka MATOBA(Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology And Metabolism, National Hospital Organization Kokura Medical Center, Japan)

Epidemiology Big Data

Epidemiology for Athersclerotic Diseases in Asian Populations: History and Future Direction

Hiroyasu ISO(Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Akira SEKIKAWA(Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Director, NHLBI T32 Cardiovascular Training Program, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Jane ARMITAGE(Oxford University, UK)

HDL

Recent Progress in Apolipoprotein Research

Massimiliano RUSCICA(Department of Pharmacological And Biomolecular Sciences, Università Degli Studi Di Milano, Italy)
Roberto GIOVANNONI(Department of Biology, University of Pisa, Italy)
Arnold VON ECKARDSTEIN(Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Bart DE GEEST(Medicine Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Ken-ichi HIRATA(Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

Hypertension/ Kidney Disease

Hypertension: Management of Cardiovascular Diseases by Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonist: Above and Beyond

Tomohisa NAGOSHI(Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
Akira NISHIYAMA(Department of Pharmacology, Kagawa University Medical School, Japan)
Hirotaka SHIBATA(Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, Rheumatology and Nephrology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Japan)
Mari NISHIZAKA(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Fukuoka Sanno Hospital, Japan)

Hypertension: Vascular Stiffness and Cardiovascular Outcome

Kei ASAYAMA(Department of Hygiene And Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Japan)
Akio ISHIDA(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology and Neurology, University of the Ryukyus, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Hirofumi TOMIYAMA(Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Medical University, Japan)

Kidney Disease: CKD and Anemia; HIF and Iron

Sydney TANG(Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China)
Masaomi NANGAKU(Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
David C WHEELER(University College of London, UK)

Imaging/Device

Optimal Management of High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Mirvat ALASNAG(Department of Cardiovascular, King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Saudi Arabia)
Tetsuya MATOBA(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan)
Gaku NAKAZAWA(Department of Cardiology, Kindai Univeristy Faculty of Medicine, Japan)
Tatsuya NAKAMA(Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Bay Medical Center, Japan)

Development of Noninvasive Atherosclerotic Imaging

Shinichiro FUJIMOTO(Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Jagat NARULA(Department of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital Morningside, USA)
Teruo NOGUCHI(National Cerebral And Cardiovascular Center, Japan)
Bon-Kwon KOO(Seoul National University Hospital, ROK)

Vulnerable Plaques and Intravascular Imaging

Fumiyuki OTSUKA(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan)
Kenichi FUJII(Kansai Medical Universtiy, Japan)
Myong Hwa YAMAMOTO(Division of Cardiology, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Japan)
Tomotaka DOHI(Juntendo University, Japan)

Inflammation

Atherosclerosis as a Chronic Inflammation

Masayuki YOSHIDA(Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Marit WESTERTERP(Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands)
Elena AIKAWA(Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA)
Maki TSUJITA(Department of Biochemistry, Nagoya City University, Japan)

Innovation

Clinical Impacts of Innovative New Drugs and Therapeutics: Evidences vs. Real World

John KASTELEIN(Department of Vascular Medicine, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Marc BONACA(Department of Cardiology And Vascular Medicine, CPC / University of Colorado SOM, USA)
Paul M. RIDKER(Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA)
Ryuichi MORISHITA(Department of Cardiology And Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University, Japan)

Lipid

Lipid: Atherosclerotic Lesions -Smooth Muscle Cells, Macrophages and ECM

Akira MIYAZAKI(Department of Biochemistry, Showa University School of Medicine, Japan)
Koh ONO(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

Lipid: Awareness of FH

Katherine WILEMON(US FH Foundation, USA)
Rodrigo ALONSO(Centrer For Advanced Metabolic Medicine And Nutrition, Chile)
Anne GOLDBERG(Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, USA)
Hayato TADA(Kanazawa University, Japan)

Lipid: Bioactive Phospholipid and Fatty Acids

Makoto ARITA(Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Keio University, Japan)
Makoto KURANO(Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Motohiro SEKIYA(University of Tsukuba, Japan)

Lipid: Recent Progress in Apolipoprotein Research

Kazufumi HONDA(Depertment of Bioregulation, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Japan)
Kasey VICKERS(Department of Medicine, Vandervilt University Medical Center, USA)
Gissette REYES-SOFFER(Department of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA)
Satoshi HIRAYAMA(Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan)

Lipoprotein (a)

Marlys KOSCHINSKY(Robarts Research Institute, The University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Florian KRONENBERG(Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Gilles LAMBERT(Université de La Réunion, France)
Samia MORA(Harvard Medical School, Brigham And Women's Hospital, USA)
Hiroshi YOSHIDA(Department of Laboratory Medicine, The Jikei University, Kashiwa Hospital, Japan)

NASH

NAFLD/NASH and Cardiovascular Diseases

Zobair M YOUNOSSI(Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, USA)
Atsushi NAKAJIMA(Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yokohama City University, Japan)
Paolo MAGNI(Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy)
Rebecca HAEUSLER(Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Colombia University, USA)
Masahiro KOSEKI(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

Nutrition

Dietary Pattern and Lipids

Yasuyuki NAKAMURA(Department of Public Health, Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan)
Ann C. SKULAS-RAY(Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, and Cardiology, University of Colorado Department of Nutritional Sciences-University of Arizona, USA)
Tatsuro ISHIDA(Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Erin MICHOS(Department of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA)

Diet Pattern and CVD

Frank M SACKS(Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health, USA)
Nguyet Thu Nghiem(Department of Clinical Nutrition And Dietetics, National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam)
Noriko KAMEYAMA(School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan)

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome

Ada CUEVAS(Center For Advanced Metabolic Medicine And Nutrition, Chile)
Philipp E. SCHERER(The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)
Iichiro SHIMOMURA(Deparatment of Metabolic Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Noriko SATOH-ASAHARA(Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Hypertension Research, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Japan)

Pediatrics

Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) in Children and Young Adults

Eri OSAWA(Department of International Health And Collaboration, National Institute of Public Health, Japan)
Uma RAMASWAMI (Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, UK)
Urh GROSELJ(University Children's Hospital Ljubljana, UMC Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Keiko NAGAHARA(Department of Pediatrics, Showa University School of Medicine, Japan)
Sachiko OKAZAKI(The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan)

Stroke

Lipid Management for Stroke Prevention

Jun HATA(Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Graduate School of Medical, Kyushu University, Japan)
Naohisa HOSOMI(Department of Disease Model, Research Institute of Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University, Japan)
Pierre AMARENCO(Paris University, France)
Tatjana RUNDEK(Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA)

Novel Therapeutic Approach for Stroke

Hiroshi YAMAGAMI(Department of Stroke Neurology, National Hospital Organization Osaka National Hospital, Japan)
Aya HIGASHIYAMA(Department of Hygiene, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Japan)
Shuhei OKAZAKI(Department of Neurology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Kazuo KITAGAWA(Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan)

Thrombosis

Thrombotic and Hemorrhagic Disorders

Lina BADIMON(Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, IR-Hospital De Sant Pau, SPAIN)
Nigel MACKMAN(Department of Medicine, Unc Chapel Hill, USA)
Atsushi YAMASHITA(Department of Pathology, Miyazaki University, Japan)
Hisanori HORIUCHI(Department of Molecular And Cellular Biology, Tohoku Univeristy, Japan)

Other

Cutting Edge Science in Vascular Biology

Coleen MCNAMARA(Edward W. And Betty Knight Scripps, University of Virginia, USA)
Yvonne DÖRING(Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), University of Bern, Switzerland)
Masanori AIKAWA(Brigham And Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA)
Karin BORNFELDT(Department of Medicine, University of Washington, USA)
Manabu MINAMI(Department of Data Science, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan)

Omics Approach Toward Understanding Atherosclerosis

Catherine LYNN HEDRICK(Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, USA)
Ichiro MANABE(Chiba University, Japan)
Gabriela Alicia BERG(Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)