CHFR workshop: Mechanisms of diastolic myocardial dysfunction

Monday December 12th 2011 12.00 – 16.00
Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål
Building 25 (”Laboratoriebygget”), Grønt Auditorium


12.00 - 12.30

Lunch with sandwiches

12.30 - 13.00

Invited lecture

Wolfgang Linke, Dept. of Cardiovascular Physiology, Ruhr University Bochum
The sarcomeric cytoskeleton in Diastolic Heart Failure

Chair: Ole M. Sejersted, IEMR, OUH Ullevål

13.00 - 16.00

Project presentations

13.05 - 13.35

Kate Møller, IEMR, OUH Ullevål

Extracellular matrix remodeling and diastolic function are altered following pressure-overload
in mice lacking the membrane protein syndecan-4
Moderator: Geir Christensen, IEMR, OUH Ullevål

13.40 - 14.10

Espen Remme, ISR, OUH Rikshospitalet

K.G. Jebsen Cardiac Research Center startup project:
Impaired diastolic function in the dyssynchronous heart
Moderator: Otto Smiseth, ISR, OUH Rikshospitalet

14.10 - 14.20

Coffee break

14.20 - 14.50

Espen Bøe, Dept. of Cardiology, OUH Rikshospitalet

Pacing improves ventricular filling due to changes in septal position
Moderator: Helge Skulstad, Dept. of Cardiology, OUH Rikshospitalet

14.55 - 15.25

Øyvind Nordbø, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, UMB

Estimation of Costa-law parameters from mouse ventricle measurements
Moderator: Jon Olav Vik, Dept. of Animal and Aquacultural sciences, UMB

15.30 - 16.00

Emil Espe, IEMR, OUH Ullevål

Assessing spread of myocardial dysfunction in the failing rodent heart using high-resolution magnetic resonance velocimetry

Moderator: Ivar Sjaastad, IEMR, OUH Ullevål

  • Each project presentation is briefly introduced by the moderators
  • Presentations are limited to 15 minutes
  • The presentations are followed by a moderated discussion
  • Each project has a total of 30 minutes available for introduction, presentation and discussion

  • OUH Oslo University Hospital
    IEMR Institute for Experimental Medical Research
    ISR Institute for Surgical Research
    UMB The Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Travel info

The workshop takes place in "Grønt Auditorium" in building 25 (Laboratoriebygget) at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål.
Download map here.

Registrations are only accepted until December 5 2011.











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