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EAS Newsletter August 4, 2020

Tuesday 4 August 2020   (0 Comments)
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EAS Congress

EAS 2020 Virtual Congress - register for free, open now

The 88th EAS Congress is now transformed into a virtual event. The Congress dates remain the same: October 04-07, 2020, and all the elements of our outstanding scientific programme will be presented, including:

Plenary sessions || Keynote lecture || Anitschkow lecture || Workshops || Educational CME-accredited programmes || Advanced Clinical Seminars || Joint sessions with ESC & IAS

We are excited to bring to you a new virtual experience, that allows you to participate, interact and experience the programme online. Register for free, now.

Get set for EAS 2020 Virtual Congress, online October 04-07!

EAS 2020 Virtual Congress - submit your late-breaking abstract by August 11

EAS 2020 Virtual Congress is open for submission of late-breaking abstracts until August 11, midnight CET. We welcome submission of late-breaking abstracts to be presented as part of EAS 2020 Virtual Congress (subject to review).

Submitted late-breaking abstracts should contain new information - where either results were not yet known, or fully available, on the regular abstract submission deadline.

Young Investigator Awards winners announced!

These annual EAS prizes for young scientists are intended to recognise distinction shown by publications that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of atherosclerosis and linked metabolic disturbances.

The annual EAS Young Investigator Awards for outstanding publications during 2019 go to...

Basic Science Award

  • Article: Apolipoprotein C3 induces inflammation and organ damage by alternative inflammasome activation.
  • Published in: Nature Immunology.
  • Author: Thimoteus Speer

Clinical Science Award

  • Article: A common variant in CCDC93 protects against myocardial infarction and cardiovascular mortality by regulating endosomal trafficking of low-density lipoprotein receptor.
  • Published in: European Heart Journal. 2019 Oct 19. pii: ehz727. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz727
  • Authors (joint first authors): Antoine Rimbert and Nawar Dalila

Congratulations to the Award winners! And thank you to the Award Committee, chaired by Profs Petri Kovanen & Christoph Binder, and the external reviewers who had the difficult job of evaluating the many excellent nominations for this year's awards.

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