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Annual Meeting for the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions

08:00-08:30 Registration and coffee

08:30-09:10 AGM

09:10-09:15 Welcome and Introduction

Session 1: The Big Picture
Chairs: Dr Graham Stuart, Dr Ros Jewell

09:15-09:40 Update in Adult Cardiology – Professor Perry Elliott

09:40-10:05 Update in Clinical Genetics – Professor Ruth Newbury-Ecob

10:05-10:30 Update in Paediatric Cardiology – Dr Juan Pablo Kaski

10:30-11:00 Coffee

Session 2: Aortopathy – from Genes to Surgery
Chairs: Professor Nigel Wheeldon, Dr Katrina Prescott

11:00-11:25 The Genetics of aortopathies – Professor Julie De Backer

11:25-11:50 Bicuspid aortic valve and the pathophysiology of aortic development – Professor Deborah Henderson

11:50-12:15 Vascular Ehlers Danlos Syndrome – Dr Glenda Sobey

12:15-12:40 Advances in the surgical management of thoracic aortopathy – Mr Mark Field

12:40-13:40 Lunch

13:40-14:00 Message from the President
Professor Elijah Behr and Dr Jan Till

Session 3: Rare Diseases in the ICC Clinic
Chairs: Dr Sam Mohiddin, Dr Alex Simms

14:00-14:20 Muscles and the heart: diagnosing and managing the dystrophinopathies – Dr John Bourke

14:20-14:40 Mitochondria and the heart: red flags and how to investigate – Dr Matt Bates

14:40-15:00 Protein and the heart: ATTR amyloidosis – diagnosis and treatment in 2019 – Dr Carol Wheelan

15:00-15:30 Tea

Session 4: MDT Live
Chair: Dr Stephen Page

15:30-16:30 Cases presented by trainees or AHPs

Panel: Adult cardiologist – Dr Caroline Coats

Adult cardiologist – Dr Nigel Lewis

Geneticist – Dr Sarju Mehta

Paediatric cardiologist – Dr Michael Bowes

CNS – Rachel Walker

GC – Melanie Watson

Counsellor – Jayne Slack

16:30-16:45 Closing remarks & Poster Prize Presentation
Professor Elijah Behr

16:45-17:30 Keynote Lecture
Bridging the gap between genotype and phenotype – the role of iPSC technology – Professor Chris Denning


December 6, 2019
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Park Inn by Radisson York, City Centre, North Street, York, YO1 6JD
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