Summary of the 20th Annual ECCR Meeting 2016, Friday 14th – Sunday 16th October 2016, Poiano, Lake Garda, Italy
The 20th Annual Meeting of the European Council for Cardiovascular Research (ECCR) was held from Friday 14th – Sunday 16th October 2016 at Poiano, Garda, Italy. Approximately 80 delegates represented the major research active groups in Europe and contributed to a programme noted for its outstanding scientific quality.
Of the 2016 Annual Meeting submitted abstracts, 13 were accepted for Oral presentations and 33 for Poster Presentations.
We would like to congratulate the following people who all received certificates and prizes for their work, during the 20th Annual Meeting:
Best Oral Presentation per day
Friday 14 October
Rationale and development of cardiologic rehabilitation at different stages of cardiovascular continuum
Saturday 15 October
Microglia regulates angiogenesis via the receptor Mas during development
Winner of the Young Investigators Competition
Investigation of the Pleiotropic Vascular Effects of Ivabradine in Control and Diabetic Rats
Winners of the Poster Presentations per group
Poster Group 1: Basic Science
Non-steroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism in cardiac fibrosis
Poster Group 2: Clinical Science
Oxidative stress and circulating T lymphocytes in normotensive subjects and in hypertensive patients
Poster Group 3: Translational Science
Analysis of Global Longitudinal Strain in an Isoproterenol-Induced Cardiomyopathy Model
A novel mutation in the renal NaCl cotransporter causes impaired glycosylation and gitelman’s syndrome (GS)
Finally we would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous unconditional support
We look forward to another successful meeting in Garda next year.
Professor Jo G.R. De Mey
President of ECCR Society