ISA 2012

XVIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis

The International Symposium on Atherosclerosis (ISA) is dedicated to identification of cardiovascular risk factors, genetics of cardiovascular disease, epidemiology, therapeutic advances, biomarker identification, imaging, abdominal obesity, dyslipidaemias, lipoprotein metabolism, diabetes and vascular biology.

The International Symposium on Atherosclerosis (ISA) covers topics such as:

  • Insulin resistance, Diabetes and atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis and the immune system
  • Genetic and genomic approaches for identifying new therapeutic targets and risk factors
  • Epidemiology and the emergence of atherosclerosis in developing countries
  • HDL function and therapeutic strategies for raising HDL levels
  • Gene therapy and atherosclerosis
  • Mechanistic aspects of atherosclerosis
  • Imaging in atherosclerosis
  • New risk factors and biomarkers in atherosclerosis: lipidomic and proteomic approaches
  • New insights into lipoprotein metabolism
  • Pharmacogenomics of atherosclerotic disease
  • New therapeutic approaches for treating atherosclerosis
  • Vascular biology of atherosclerosis
  • Recent advances in nutrition, nutrigenomics and nutraceuticals
  • Visceral obesity, metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis