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2007 Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke Conference

scenes from the
Center for Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke
Second Annual Progress & Planning Conference

Wednesday August 29, 2007


Projects funded by the TTUHSC Cardiovascular Seed Grant program

2007 Cardiovascular Interest Group Progress & Planning Conference Information

drs. bale & chauncey

Plenary Speaker Bradley Bale, MD
with Kathy Chauncey, PhD, RD

dr. knollmann, gyorke & escobar

Plenary Speakers Bjorn Knollmann, MD, PhD,
Sandor Gyorke, PhD, and Arial Escobar, PhD

poster session

Poster presentation


Merket Alumni Center on the Texas Tech Campus (parking is available in front of the south entrance to the Merket Center)


No cost for TTUHSC or TTU faculty, post-docs or graduate students; limited funding is available to cover travel and lodging costs for TTUHSC facuty from the Amarillo, El Paso & Odessa campuses

Who Should Attend:

TTUHSC or TTU faculty or students who are interested in cardiovascular research and education, including those who have applied for or received Cardiovascular Seed Grants

Tentative Schedule:

  • Wednesday, August 29
  • 9:00 am Conference Registration begins
  • 10:00 am Research Project Reports
  • 11:00 am Plenary Presentation
  • 12:00 pm Lunch & Poster Session
  • 2:00 pm Research Project Reports
  • 3:00 pm Plenary Presentation
  • 4:00 pm Refreshment Break
  • 4:15 pm Cardiovascular Center Business Meeting
  • 5:00 pm Break
  • 6:00 pm Reception & Poster Session
  • 7:00 pm Networking Dinner

For More Information:

Download the Conference Brochure

Presentation Schedule

How to Register:

Click HERE for on-line registration or return the registration form from the Conference brochure.

Lodging & Travel Information:

Please complete your own travel applications in your department, using account #7705-78- 0490. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Staybridge Suites for August 29th and 30th. Please call the hotel at 806-765-8900 by August 7 and ask to make a reservation under the group named ‘Cardiac Conference’ and specify the date of arrival. The room and tax will be paid by the University but the hotel will require a credit card at check-in for incidental purposes.

Important Dates

  • July 11: Call for Papers E-mailed
  • July 31: Deadline to request an oral or poster presentation
  • August 7: Reservation deadline for the Staybridge Suites (806-765-8900); reservations after that date are on a space-available basis
  • August 10: Confirmations about oral and poster presentations e-mailed
  • August 27: Deadline to register for the conference

CCDS News & Updates

Grant Renewal: On August 31, 2006, the CCDS received notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of its project funding extension through August 31, 2007. The $245,516 awarded to TTUHSC includes support for the new and competing renewals for Seed Grant projects awarded in 2005 and 2006, as well as for a Second Annual Cardiovascular Interest Group Progress & Planning Conference to be held in August 2007.

2006 Conference Information