Keynote Speakers

We are honoured to have the following keynote speakers present at our symposium

Prof. Paul C. Evans

University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK 

Prof. Jonathan T. Butcher

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Dr. Michiel Schaap

Heartflow, Inc

Invited Speakers

Meet our invited speakers who will present their latest research

Dr. Stephan Huveneers

Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, NL

Title lecture: Mechanotransduction at endothelial adhesions in vascular development and disease

Prof. Reinier A. Boon

University of Frankfurt, Germany

Title lecture: Aging and its effect on atherosclerosis at a single-cell level

Dr. Tamar Wissing

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL

Title lecture: A human disease model for atherosclerotic plaque mechanics and rupture

Prof. Gijsje H. Koenderink

Delft University of Technology, NL

Title lecture: Building synthetic cells from the ground up

Dr. Natalija Bogunovic

Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, NL

Title lecture: Pre-clinical modeling af aortic aneurysms: focus on the role of smooth muscle cells

Dr. Jelmer M. Wolterink

University of Twente, Twente, NL

Title lecture: Shear stress estimation in the vascular bed using novel machine learning techniques

Prof. Simon F. de Meyer

KU Leuven, Belgium

Title lecture: TBA

Dr. Rachel Cahalane

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL

Title lecture: Tensile and compressive behaviour of human blood clot analogues

Dr. Petter Dyverfeldt

Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

Title lecture: Advanced MR imaging of carotid hemodynamics, geometry and vessel wall composition

Dr. Selene Pirola

Imperial College London, UK

Title lecture: Understanding thoracic aortic aneurysms through patient-specific modelling

Dr. Maurizio Lodi Rizzini

Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy

Title lecture: Risk of Myocardial Infarction Based on Endothelial Shear Stress Analysis

Prof. Tzung K. Hsiai

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Title lecture: Light at the End of SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: Rapid Detection and Inhibition of SARS- Shear Stress-Mediated COVID-19-Associated Coagulation

Dr. Behrooz Fereidoonnezhad

National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Title lecture: Rupture resistance of blood clot analogues: experimental testing and computational modelling

Prof. Irene E. Vignon-Clementel

Inria, Paris, France

Title lecture: Multiscale modeling for stenosis and aneurysm patient-risk prediction

Prof. David J. Beech

University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Title lecture: PIEZO1 force sensor in physical exercise and cardiovascular health and disease