Course “UltraSound imaging in cardiac and vascular medicine: from pre-clinical to clinical studies”

Trieste, Italy
21-22 February 2019

Scientific Organisers

Serena Zacchigna
ICGEB Trieste, Italy

Savino Lacerenza
FUJIFILM VisualSonics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meeting Secretariat

ICGEB Meetings and Courses Unit
Tel: +39-040-3757333 
Fax: +39-040-226555
Email: courses@icgeb.org 

In collaboration with:

The course will concentrate on the latest advances in cardiovascular ultrasound imaging, with a strong focus on translational studies. It is expected to foster the collaboration with researchers and clinicians using UltraSound imaging for cardiovascular studies and critically discuss the advantages and limitations of US imaging of the cardiovascular system in translational medicine. Hands-on imaging practical session will provide specific skills in experimental and clinical cardiovascular US imaging. 

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Registration

Participants

Researchers and clinicians interested in the use of UltraSound imaging for the cardiovascular system.

Participation is subject to selection. Only a limited number of participants (20) are admitted to attend the complete Course (Theoretical and Practical Sessions) to allow comfortable access to the instruments.
Other 20 participants will be selected to attend only the Theoretical Sessions held in the mornings.

Selection will be based on applicants’ CV and motivation letter, with attention to geographical and gender balance.
Preference will be given to junior scientists and medical doctors, with some experience in the use of US imaging.

Second call: NOW OPEN

Deadline for registrations: 29 November 2018 (midday Trieste time)

Registration Fees

Selected participants will be notified and will need to finalise their registration with payment of the relevant registration fee.

Students
Complete Course: €100
Theoretical Sessions only: €50
Postdocs and Academics
Complete Course: €200
Theoretical Sessions only: €100

The registration fee includes:
– coffee breaks
– lunches 
– certificate of attendance
– access to the instruments for hands-on experience (for participants attending the complete Course)

Cancellations

Cancellations must be notified to the Course Secretariat in writing no later than 30 January 2019 (midday Trieste time) and will be subject to a handling fee of Euro 50.


Download the Final Programme here:

THURSDAY, 21 February
08.00Bus departure from city centre 
08.30-09.30Course Registration
AREA Science Park, Padriciano Campus, ICGEB Foyer, ‘W’ Building
09.30-10.00Welcome address
Session 1: RECENT ADVANCES IN THE USE OF US IMAGING
10.00-11.302 Lectures (Invited Speakers)
11.30-12.00Coffee break
12.00-12.451 Lecture (Invited Speaker)
12.45-13.001 Oral presentation (Participant)
13.00-14.30Lunch break
Session 2: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
14.30-16.003 Lectures (Invited Speakers)
16.00-17.00Coffee break and poster session
17.00-19.00Practical session
19.00Bus to city centre
FRIDAY, 22 February
08.30Bus departure from city centre
Session 3: NEEDS FOR STANDARDS
09.00-10.302 Lectures (Invited Speakers)
10.30-11.00Coffee break
11.00-12.302 Lectures (Invited Speakers)
12.30-13.002 Oral presentations (Participants)
13.00-13.301 Lecture (Invited Speaker)
13.30-14.30Lunch break
14.30-17.00Practical session
17.00-17.30Conclusions and discussion
17.30Bus to city centre

Abstracts

Selected participants will have the opportunity to present their current research. Abstracts will be considered for oral and/or poster presentation.


Under the patronage of:

Download the Poster here 

Meeting Location

AREA Science Park
Padriciano 99
34149 Trieste, ITALY
Tel: +39-040-37571
Fax: +39-040-226555
icgeb@icgeb.org