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Vascular Inflammation Workshop

Vascular Inflammation Workshop
October 19-23, 2014
Asilomar Conference Grounds
Pacific Grove, CA on the Monterey Peninsula

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Organizers:

Klaus Ley,
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Tanya Mayadas
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

IMMUNE CELL CROSS-TALK WITH ENDOTHELIUM: ROLE IN ANGIOGENESIS
Shahin Rafii, Weill College of Medicine at Cornell University
Angiocrine contribution of educated vascular niche to organ regeneration

Luisa Iruela-Arispe, University of California, Los Angeles
Heterotypic cell interactions and vascular function

Catherine C. Hedrick, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
How monocytes patrol the vasculature

Jan Kitajewski, Columbia University
Notch functions in macrophage/endothelial interactions

Przemyslaw (Mike) Sapieha, University of Montreal
Neuronal control of the innate immune response: Implications for retinal angiogenesis

VASCULAR CELLS AND HEMATOPOIESIS
Daylon James, Weill Cornell Medical College
Identification and characterization of distinct hemogenic and cardiac endothelial cell populations during hESC differentiation

Paul Frenette, Albert Einstein School of Medicine at Yeshiva University
Distinct functions of bone marrow vascular niches

IMMUNE CELL CROSS TALK WITH SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS (SMC)
Mark Majesky, University of Washington
Interactions between resident macrophages and smooth muscle progenitors in the adventitia

Masanori Aikawa, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Macrophage-SMC crosstalk via Notch signaling

Joseph Miano, University of Rochester
SRF/MYOCD regulation of SMC inflammatory phenotype

Elaine Raines, University of Washington
Putting the brakes on inflammatory macrophages in atherosclerosis

MACROPHAGE DIFFERENTIATION
Kodi Ravichandran, University of Virginia
Signals for apoptotic cell clearance

Ira Tabas, Columbia University
Defective inflammation resolution in atherosclerosis

Gwendalyn J. Randolph, Washington University
Learning about macrophage diversity from the resident peritoneal macrophage

MODULATING IMMUNE FUNCTION IN VASCULAR DISEASE
David Harrison, Vanderbilt University
A role of dendritic cells and novel approach to therapy in hypertension

Joe Witztum, University of California, San Diego
Innate immune responses to oxidation specific epitopes

Tanya Mayadas, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Modulating neutrophil responses in autoimmune mediated inflammation

Klaus Ley, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Vaccination for atherosclerosis

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13HL123272-01A1 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.