France, Angers

Vascular Summer School

when 4 July 2016 - 8 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 650

According to World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases represent the leading health and diseases worldwide. Cardiovascular diseases are linked to the very complex interactions between genes, aging and life style, and various risk factors.

The VESSAL intensive teaching program will give an overview of the actual and future knowledge in the field of cardiovascular diseases. Selected thematic will be presented by renowned researchers and clinicians experts in the field who will share with the participants their experience through interactive plenary lectures, workshops, hands-on and laboratory visits.

Course leader

Prof. Pierre Abraham
Prof. Georges Leftheriotis

Target group

This summer school is accessible to national and international students from the 2nd undergraduate (4th years recommended) up to PhD in Medicine, Pharmaceutics and Life Sciences.

Course aim

Visits and workshops
Visit of Mitovasc laboratory
Exercise testing in vasc disease from theory to practice
Inactivity and vessels
Vascular imaging interactive session/ interpretation
Sessions
Inherited Cardiovascular diseases: from gene to function
Angiogenesis : fundamental & clinical applications
Metabolic diseases and their cardiovascular counterparts
Vascular biology: from bench to bedside
Hormones and vessels
Thrombosis and coagulation
Cardiovascular deconditionning
Neural control of vasculature
Immunity and vascular diseases
Micro and macro vascular remodeling in CV diseases
Activity/inactivity and vascular pathophysiology
Diagnostic algorithms in Pulmonary embolism diagnosis

Fee info

EUR 650: Early bird deadline 13th March

Fees include tuition, accommodation, lunches, scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.

The Summer Schools do not cover the costs of passports, visas, health insurance, travel to and from Angers, dinners.
EUR 750: Deadline 15th April

Fees include tuition, accommodation, lunches, scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.

The Summer Schools do not cover the costs of passports, visas, health insurance, travel to and from Angers, dinners.

Scholarships

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