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U.S. EPA/NHLBI/NIEHS Sponsored Meeting
The Role of Air Pollutants in Cardiovascular Disease

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Main Campus, Auditorium A
109 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

October 12 13, 2006

Day 1 Thursday, October 12, 2006
7:45 a.m. 8:15 a.m. Registration
8:15 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to the Meeting
Robert Devlin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
   
Session One: Endothelial and Vascular Function
Moderator: Robert Brook, Medical School, University of Michigan
8:30a.m. 9:15 a.m. State of the Art: Air Pollution Effects on Endothelial Function
Sanjay Rajagopalan, Ohio State University
9:15 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Redox Control of Vascular Tone
David Harrison, School of Medicine, Emory University
10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Endothelial Function Molecular View
Bill Aird, Harvard Medical School
11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. Wrap-Up/Introduction to Poster Session #1
Robert Brook, Medical School, University of Michigan
11:15 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Poster Session #1
   
12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch
   
Session Two: Hemostasis, Thrombosis, and Platelet Function
Moderator: Mark Frampton, University of Rochester
1:30 p.m. 2:15 p.m. State of the Art: Air Pollution Effects on Thrombosis
Ben Nemery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
2:15p.m. 3:00 p.m. Coagulation/Platelet Function First Perspective
William Fay, University of Missouri
3:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Vascular Injury and Initiation Of Coagulation: Role of Tissue Factor
Mark Taubman, University of Rochester
4:00 p.m. 4:15 p.m. Wrap-Up/Introduction to Poster Session #2
Mark Frampton, University of Rochester
4:15 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Poster Session #2
   
5:30 p.m. Adjourn
   
6:30 p.m. Dinner
All are invited to join the group for dinner at the Taverna Nikos restaurant (pay own way)
   
Day 2 Friday, October 13, 2006
Session Three: Myocardial Function and Ischemia
Moderator: Aruni Bhatnagar, University of Louisville
8:00 a.m. 8:45 a.m. State of the Art: Air Pollution Effects on Myocardial Function and Ischemia
John Godleski, Harvard School of Public Health
8:45 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Ischemia/Myocardium Physiological View
Tom Hintze, New York Medical College
9:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Ischemia/Myocardium Molecular View
Robert Kloner, The Heart Institute of Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles
10:15 a.m. 10:25 a.m. Wrap-Up/Introduction to Poster Session #3
Aruni Bhatnagar, University of Louisville
10:25 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Poster Session #3
Closing Session: Perspectives on Environmental Cardiology
11:30 a.m. 11:50 a.m. Meeting Closing Speaker
Wayne Cascio, East Carolina University
11:50 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion moderated by Wayne Cascio
Panelists: David Harrison, Bill Aird, William Fay, Mark Taubman, Tom Hintze, and Robert Kloner
   
12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch
   
NIH Grant Application Session
Moderator: Pat Mastin, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. To address ways to improve review outcomes for environmental cardiovascular research applications to NIH.
 
Organizing Committee
Robert Devlin (US EPA)
Mark Frampton (University of Rochester)
John Godleski (Harvard School of Public Health)
Stacey Katz (US EPA)
Patrick Mastin (NIEHS)
Sanjay Rajagopalan (Ohio State University)
Gail Robarge (US EPA)
Eser Tolunay (NHLBI)

 

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