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Early Registration
July 1 - August 1
Trainees and Staff - $50
Faculty - $150
August 1 - August 27
Trainees and Staff - $100
Faculty - $200
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July 1 - August 27
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Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted at the time of registration. 
Abstract titles are limited to 150 characters. 
The body of the abstract is limited to 3000 characters.  

Podium Presentations

Congratulations to the trainees whose abstracts were selected
for the following Podium Presentations.
Larry Rudel Award Lectures

Wen Dai, MD | Medical College of Wisconsin

Silencing hepatocyte tissue plasminogen activator increases plasma apoB

lipoprotein-cholesterol by promoting MTP-mediated VLDL lipidation

Lucas Osborn, PhD | Cleveland Clinic

A gut microbial metabolite of dietary polyphenols reverses obesity-driven hepatic steatosis

Danny Orabi, MD, PhD | Cleveland Clinic

The Serine Hydrolase ABHD6 is a Therapeutic Target in Obesity-Associated Hepatocellular Carcinoma


Selected Abstracts for Podium Presentations

Conner Earl | Purdue University

Strain Estimates of Murine Myocardial Infarction Size from Four-Dimensional High-Frequency Ultrasound

Woosuk Steve Hur, PhD | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Protective Role of Plasminogen Deficiency in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Glucose Dysmetabolism

Rupinder Kaur | University of Kentucky

Trans-intestinal cholesterol excretion is dependent on the luminal cholesterol content

Andrew Lutkewitte, PhD | Washington University at St. Louis

Loss of lipin 1 in adipocytes leads to hepatic steatosis, signatures of liver injury, and insulin resistance in mice.

Jamie Morris | University of Cincinnati

Apolipoprotein A-II Increases Cholesterol Efflux Capacity of Human Plasma High-density Lipoproteins

Jordan Reed | University of Virginia

Novel genetic regulators of body fat distribution in humans, ACVR1C, VKORC1L1, PHF2, BAZ1B and KANSL3,

uncovered using network modeling approaches

Alexis Smith | University of Kentucky

α-Synuclein: a VAMP Chaperone in the Platelet Release Reaction

Sathya Velmurugan, PhD | University of Kentucky

Inhibition of Na+–glucose cotransporter 1 reduces arrhythmogenesis in diabetic rats

Poster Presentations
Any abstract submitted is eligible for poster display during the Poster Sessions.