2023 Leducq ERAADICATE Meeting

Our initial meeting took place at NASA in Houston Texas, January 13-14, 2023


Friday, January 13, 2023

8:15 am:
Breakfast at Space Center Houston
Friday presentations should include updated data, with an emphasis of its relevance to dissection and alignment with previous publications, and detailed research plans for the next year. Please leave 10 – 15 minutes for discussion at the end.
8:30 am:
Initial triggers and biomechanical changes for aortic dissections
8:30 – 9:20 am:
Dianna M. Milewicz, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Medical Genetics
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
9:20 – 10:00 am:
Jay Humphrey, PhD
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut
10:00 am:
Break and viewing of exhibits at Space Center Houston
10:30 am:
Downstream triggers of dissection and role of TGFβ signaling
10:30 – 11:20 am:
Scott LeMaire, MD
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Ying Hu Shen, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine Houston
11:20 – 12:00 pm:
David Dichek, MD
Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington Seattle WA
12:00 – 1:00 pm:
Working Lunch
Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
Saha Cardiovascular Research Center
University of Kentucky Lexington KY
1:00 pm:
Inflammation, endothelial dysfunction and dissection
1:00 – 1:30 pm:
Ziad Mallat, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine
University of Cambridge, UK
1:30 – 2:00pm:
Toru Suzuki, MD, PhD
Chair Cardiovascular Medicine
Associate Dean, College of Life Sciences
University of Leicester, UK
2:00 – 2:30pm:
Ketan Ghaghada, PhD
Department of Radiology
Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
2:30 – 3:00pm:
Yvan Saeys, PhD
VIB Center for Inflammation Research
Department of Applied Mathematics
Computer Science and Statistics
Ghent University, Belgium
3:00 – 4:30pm:
Tour of Space Center Houston
Head back to the Texas Medical Center drop off at the Marriott

Saturday, January 14, 2023

8:30 am:
Wrap up Meeting at The Texas Heart Institute
6770 Bertner Ave, Houston TX 77030