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Overview of the  Schedule

Wednesday, September 8

Guest Check In and Welcome Reception
Lexington Marriott City Center
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Thursday, September 9

FLRC Day 1 | Lexington Marriott City Center
 
Sessions Include:
  • Hepatic, Intestinal, and Peripheral Lipid Metabolism
             Chair: Mahmood Hussain, PhD (New York University)
  • Bioinformatics in Metabolic and CVD Research
             Chair: Jake Lusis, PhD (UCLA)
  • Lipids and Lipoproteins in Inflammation
             Chair: Alison Kohan, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Keynote Speaker: Mahmood Hussain, PhD (New York University)
 
Networking Event:
Dinner and Bourbon Experience at The Kentucky Castle

Friday, September 10

University of Kentucky Cardiovascular Research Day | Gatton Student Center
 
Presentations Include:​
  • Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Outstanding Contributions to Cardiovascular Research Award:  Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD (Northwestern University)
  • Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Early Career Award:  Katherine Gallagher, MD (University of Michigan)
  • Distinguished Alumni Speaker:  Steven Steinhubl, MD (Scripps Research Translational Institute)
  • Professional Development:  Amy Herman, Author of "The Art of Perception"
 

Saturday, September 11

FLRC Day 2 | Lexington Marriott City Center
 
Sessions Include:
  • Virgil Brown Lecture:  Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
  • Genetics of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease
             Chair: Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
 

Trainee Opportunities Throughout the Three-Day Event Include: 

  • Up to 10 Opportunities for Podium Presentations including the newly created Larry Rudel Award
  • 90 Second Poster Pitches
  • Judged Poster Sessions
  • Trainee Specific Career Development Sessions
  • Networking Opportunities