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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

TTUHSC CENTER FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE & STROKE: OVERVIEW & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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

Location:

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

Cost:

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

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