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2020 Preliminary Program 

Day 1: Fredrickson Lipid Research Conference


Session I: Hepatic, Intestinal, and Peripheral Lipid Metabolism

Chair: Mahmood Hussain, New York University

Session II: Bioinformatics in Metabolic and CVD Research

Chair: Jake Lusis, University of California, Los Angeles

Session III: Donald Fredrickson’s Impact on the Field of Lipid Metabolism and Clinical Lipidology

Chair: Virgil Brown, Emory University

Session IV: Lipids and Lipoproteins in Inflammation

Chair: Alison Kohan, University of Pittsburgh

Keynote Address: Mahmood Hussain, New York University, “Intestinal Lipid Metabolism”

Day 2: University of Kentucky

Cardiovascular Research Day

Trainee Presentations

Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Outstanding Contributions to Cardiovascular Research Award


Trainee Research Blitz I & II

Poster Sessions I & II


Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Translational Early Career Award

Dinner & Presentation of the Gill, Saha, & Poster Awards

Day 3: Fredrickson Lipid Research Conference

Virgil Brown Lecture - Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, “The Genetics of Cardiometabolic Disease”

Session V: Genetics of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease

Chair: Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Ottawa Heart Institute