Blood Vessel Club™: Gut Microbiota in Vascular Disease

Blood Vessel Club™: Gut Microbiota in Vascular Disease

Sunday, April 5, 2020 • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

SDCC, Room 3

Sponsored by the ASIP Inflammation/Immunopathology Scientific Interest Group and the Vascular and Mucosal Pathobiology Scientific Interest Group

Chair: Jonathon W. Homeister, MD, PhD • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-Chair: Denuja Karunakaran, PhD • The University of Queensland

Session Description: This symposium explores the newest discoveries into the role the gut microbiome has in the pathobiology of vascular diseases. Presentations by national and international experts in the field will focus on the mechanisms by which the gut microbiome can modulate both atherosclerotic vascular disease and hypertensive vascular disease.

  • Chair - Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    The Role of Gut Microbiota-Derived Metabolites in Blood Pressure Regulation
    David Durgan, PhD • Baylor College of Medicine
  • 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
    A Dysfunctional Gut-Brain Axis in Hypertension
    Mohan Raizada, PhD • University of Florida
  • 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
    Role of the Gut Microbiota in Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
    Debby PY Koonen, PhD • University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Questions and Answers