DAY 2 - November 28, 2021  (HK Time Zone UTC/GMT +8 hours / No DST)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

SESSION 4: Perivascular Adipose Tissue

(Chair: Susan WS Leung & Ruby L. C. Hoo)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
NL04 - Paul M. Vanhoutte Lecture by Aimin Xu
Color of adipose tissue and vascular health
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
IL05 - Matthias Barton
Estrogen and the endothelium
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
OR09 - Fatima Zohra Moukhariq
Duragraft® preservation solution improves saphenous vein graft endothelial function in patients undergoing CABG
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
OR10 - Leigang Jin (YIA competition)
Fibroblast growth factor 21 confers cardioprotective benefits of exercise by maintaining the mitochondrial integrity in diabetic mice
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
OR11 ‐ Daniels Konja (YIA competition)
SIRT1‐induced browning of perivascular adipose tissue
12:00 PM -  1:00 PM
Sponsored Symposium
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Development by NanoTemper Technologies
Speaker: Iris Yun Xin Long
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

(Susan W. S. Leung & John A. Rudd)

PS08 - Mingyu Zhu (YIA competition)

CCL18, a potential biomarker of resistant hypertension and therapeutic target in the treatment of vascular fibrosis

PS09 - Xiao Li

Role of trpc5 in endothelium-dependent contraction in hypertensive model of mice

PS10 - Lingchao Miao (YIA competition)

Apigenin ameliorates endothelial dysfunction and oxidative stress in diabetes by activating pi3k/akt pathway

PS11 - Qin Wang (YIA competition)

Neutrophil serine proteases exacerbate western diet-induced atherosclerosis by increasing intestinal permeability and inflammation in apoe deficient mice

PS12 - Conghui Liu

The effects of amauroderma rugosum extract on vascular function

PS13 - Li Kong

Effects of matrix metalloproteinase 7 on vascular function in mice with atherosclerosis

LA02 - Jiuyu Zong

Syndeca - 4 as a novel regulator of beige adipogenesis and
energy metabolism

LA03 - Zixuan Zhang 
The role of mitochondrial protein coiled-coil-helix-coiled-coil-helix domian 10(chchd10) in diabetic-related cardiomyopathy 

2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

SESSION 5: PMV Memorial Symposium Joint with HKPS
(Chair: Brian Tomlinson & John Anthony Rudd)

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
PMV01 - Jozef G. R. De Mey
Early observations on endothelium‐dependent vasodilatation
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
PMV02 - Matthias Barton
Paul M. Vanhoutte: Mind, Mensch, and Mentor
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
PMV03 - A.H. Jan Danser
Angiotensinogen suppression: insight from animal studies with small interfering RNA
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
PMV04 - Yi Shi
MicroRNA‐590‐3p regulates glucose metabolism in glomerular proangiogenetic endothelial cells and reduces albuminuria in type 2 diabetic db‐/‐ mice
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
PMV05 - Daniels Konja (YIA competition)
Lipocalin-2 and blood pressure regulation: focusing on the ACE2/ANG-1-7/MASR pathway
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
PMV06 - Ricky YK Man
Paul m. Vanhoutte’s legacy at The University of Hong Kong
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Coffee & Tea break
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM

SESSION 6: Vascular Ageing

(Chair: A.H. Jan Danser & George P. H. Leung)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
NL05 - David F. Bohr Lecture by Stefano Taddei
Characterization of the role of oxidative stress and inflammation in
microvascular aging in humans
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
IL06 - Stefan Chlopicki
Age‐ and dyslipidaemia‐dependent changes of endothelial function studied in vivo
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
OR12 - Francesca Schinzari
Mechanisms of SGLT2 inhibition‐induced relaxation in arteries from human visceral adipose tissue
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
OR13 - Alexander Akhmedov
LOX-1 (lectin‐like oxidized LDL receptor-1): From atherosclerosis to chronic kidney disease
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
OR14 - Siluleko Advice Mkhize (YIA competition)
Quercetin improves endothelium‐mediated responses in mesenteric and renal arteries of female Sprague Dawley rats
6:00 PM
Conference Dinner and Tour