Northern Vascular Biology Forum
Thursday, 8th December 2016

The HIVE at The Lawns Centre, University of Hull (off campus)

10.00 – 10.40 Registration, Coffee & Suppliers’ Exhibition – Dining Room (1st Floor)

Session 1 – The HIVE (Ground Floor) CHAIRS: TBC

10.40-10.45 Introduction by the Dean of HYMS, Trevor Sheldon
10.45-11.05 Endre Kiss-Toth (University of Sheffield): TRIB1-mediated immunometabolic control of atherogenesis
11.05-11.25 Fatemeh Jafarzadeh (University of Manchester): The biomedical application of graphene and its use as a coronary stent coating
11.25-11.45 Gary Sidgwick (Manchester Metropolitan University): – The use of novel glycomimetics to inhibit vascular calcification
11.45-12.05 Hema Viswambharan (University of Leeds): Endothelial specific insulin sensitivity leads to vascular dysfunction and atherosclerosis

12.05 – 13.15 Lunch, Poster Viewing & Suppliers’ Exhibition – Dining Room (1st Floor)

Session 2 – The HIVE (Ground Floor) CHAIRS: TBC

13.15-13.35 Hans Degens (Manchester Metropolitan University): The relationship between capillary supply and oxidative capacity in skeletal muscle
13.35-13.55 Hannah Gaunt (University of Leeds): Piezo1 mechano-sensor signalling in the endothelium
13.55-14.15 Matt Cocks (Liverpool John Moores University): The skeletal muscle microvascular response to short term high fat feeding in young health humans: potential mediator of whole body insulin resistance
14.15-14.35 Sophie Carter (Liverpool John Moores University): The effect of breaking up prolonged sitting on cerebral blood flow
14.35 – 15.05 Coffee, Poster Viewing & Suppliers’ Exhibition – Dining Room (1st Floor)

Session 3 – The HIVE (Ground Floor) CHAIRS: TBC

15.05-15.25 Jenny James (University of Manchester): A proteomic investigation into the mechanisms of VEGF-adhesion receptor crosstalk in endothelial cells
15.25-15.45 Cecile Perrault (University of Sheffield): Microfluidics in vascular cell mechanics
15.45-16.05 Martin Berger (HYMS/ University of Hull): Dyslipidemia associated oxidized LDL induces platelet hyperactivity through CD36 dependent activation of phosphodiesterase 3A
16.05-16.25 Jill Madine (University of Liverpool): Understanding amyloid deposition within the cardiovascular system
16.25 – 16.35 Concluding Remarks and Prize Presentations