15th Annual CHFR Symposium on Heart Failure

September 20-22 2017 at Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo, Norway.

Key note by Calum A. MacRae, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Other confirmed speakers:
Anthony Rosenzweig, Harvard Medical School, USA.
Burkert Pieske, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin.
Carolyn Lam, National Heart Centre Singapore.
Dan Rosen, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA.
James L Januzzi, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Research Clinical Institute, USA.
Julia Gorelik, Imperial College London, UK.
Ole M. Sejersted, University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital
Peter Libby, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Med. School, USA.
Stefan Engelhardt, Technische Universität München.
Sumanth D. Prabhu, University of Alabama, USA.
Victoria Delgado, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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Review of the 14th Annual CHFR Symposium

A Review of the 14th Annual CHFR Symposium on heart failure is published in the Journal of the Norwegian Society of Cardiology
"Hjerteforum 4 - 2016".

Read the article (in Norwegian) by Erik Øie.

Journal of Biological Chemistry 2016

Hot Topics: Protein phosphatase 1c associated with the cardiac sodium calcium exchanger 1 (NCX1) regulates its activity by dephosphorylating serine 68-phosphorylated phospholemman

NCX1, an important regulator of intracellular Ca2+ homeostasis, is a substrate-specifying PP1c-targeting protein. Using a variety of molecular techniques, this study demonstrates that cardiac NCX1 facilitating its own regulation by mediating dephosphorylation of pSer-68-phospholemman.

Read more in Journal of Biological Chemistry

Resuscitation 2016

Hot Topics: NT-proBNP levels improve risk assessment for poor outcome in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

NT-proBNP levels measured 24 hrs after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest predicted mortality and poor neurological outcome after one year on top of established risk indices.

Read more in Resuscitation

European Heart Journal 2016

Hot Topics: Tocilizumab attenuated the inflammatory response and primarily PCI-related TnT release in NSTEMI patients

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial including 117 patients with NSTEMI, the IL-6 receptor antagonist tocilizumab administered as a single dose prior to coronary angiography reduced the levels of CRP and troponin-T.

Read more in European Heart Journal

CHFR Program 2016

Prize winners of the Poster Session CHFR 2016

The 14th Annual CHFR Symposium took place at Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo. More than 60 poster presenters contributed with recent advances in basic and clinical heart research.

Click to see the Prize winners of the Poster Session

Thank you to all participants, and invited Speakers:
Mark A. Creager, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
Mark Haykowsky, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA
Joseph A. Hill, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Stephane Heymans, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands
Björn C. Knollmann, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
W. Jonathan Lederer, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Cecilia Linde, Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden
Lars S. Maier, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Jeffery D. Molkentin, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Sherif Nagueh, DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
Børge Ousland, Polar explorer, Oslo, Norway
Frank Ruschitzka, University Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Gordon F. Tomaselli, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Stein Ørn, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway

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