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Program


Monday, October 1st 2007

8:00 - 8:30 Registration and Breakfast

  • 8:30 - 8:45 H.E. Pierre Vimont (Ambassador of France to the US) Welcome address
  • 8:45 - 9:00 Dr. Eugene Braunwald (BWH, HMS, Boston, USA) Introductory address
  • 9:00 - 9:30 Dr. Peter Libby (BWH, HMS, Boston, USA) Keynote Lecture " PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ATHEROTHROMBOSIS"
  • BIOMARKERS IN PRIMARY PREVENTION

  • 9:40 - 10:00 Dr. Paul Ridker (BWH, HMS, Boston, USA) Atherothrombosis
  • 10:10 - 10:30 Dr. Xavier Jouven (Inserm, France) Sudden Cardiac Death
  • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break

    BIOMARKERS IN HEART FAILURE

  • 11:10 - 11:30 Dr. Richard Lee (BWH, HMS, Boston, USA) Markers of Mechanical Stress
  • 11:40 - 12:00 Pr. Faiez Zannad (Inserm, H˘pital Central, France) Trials and Treatment
  • 12:15 - 13:30 Lunch

    BIOMARKERS IN SECONDARY PREVENTION

  • 13:30 - 13:50 Dr. Marc Sabatine (BWH, HMS, Boston, USA) Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • 14:00 - 14:20 Pr. Gilles Montalescot (Inserm, APHP, France) Platelet Function
  • 14:30 - 14:50 Dr. Alain Tedgui (Inserm, France) PLA2s, Microparticles and other Lipid-related Markers
  • BIOMARKER DISCOVERY : GENOMICS/METABOLOMICS

  • 15:00 - 15:20 Dr. Robert Gerszten (MGH, HMS, Boston, USA) Metabolomics
  • 15:30 - 15:50 Dr. Laurence Tiret (Inserm, Paris, France) Genomics
  • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break

    ROUND TABLE SESSION : PATHWAY FROM DISCOVERY TO CLINICAL APPLICATION

  • 16:30 - 17:00 Dr. Nader Rifai (CHMC, HMS, Boston, USA)
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Dr. Robert Gerszten (MGH,HMS; Boston, USA)
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Dr. Marc Sabatine(BWH, HMS, Boston, USA)
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Pr. Gilles Montalescot(Inserm, APHP, France)
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Pr. Faiez Zannad (Inserm, H˘pital Central, Nancy, France)
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Dr. Michael T. Klimas (Merck Research Laboratories, Boston, USA)
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Dr. David Morrow Moderator (BWH, HMS, Boston, USA)
  • 17:00 - 18:00 Cocktail Reception

     


    Tuesday, October 2nd 2007

    8:30 - 9:15 Breakfast

  • 9:15 - 9:30 Pr. Christian Brechot (Inserm, Paris, France) Welcome Address
  • IMAGING

  • 9:30 - 9:50 Dr. Zahi Fayad (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA) Imaging Atherosclerosis
  • 10:00 - 10:20 Dr. Gilles Rioufol (Inserm, Lyon, France) IVUS and the Vulnerable Plaque
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

  • 11:00 - 11:20 Dr. Farouc Jaffer (MGH, HMS, Boston, USA) Molecular Imaging
  • 11:30 - 11:50 Dr. Eric Lancelot (Guerbet, France) Developping Contrast for Molecular MRI
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  • 12:00 - 12:15 Dr. Ziad Mallat (Inserm, Paris, France) closing remarks
                                      Dr. David Morrow (BWH, HMS, Boston, USA) closing remarks
  • 12:15 Departure