ISAN 2024

SPARC will be present at ISAN 2024 at the University of Birmingham, and we encourage others to join us!

ISAN 2024




July 24, 2024 - July 27, 2024


Birmingham, UK & Oxford UK

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ISAN 2024

SPARC member Dr. Shivkumar invites you to submit papers on cardiac physiology, the focus of the ISAN Oxford meeting, July 23-24.

ISAN continues in Birmingham until the 27th.

Catch SPARC @ ISAN July 24

Bioelectronic Medicine

Chairs: Ellis Meng, University of Southern California and Victor Pikov, Medipace Inc

Stavros Stavrakis, University of Oklahoma – The present and future of vagus nerve stimulation for cardiac arrhythmia

Jeff Ardell, University of California – Axonal modulation therapy for bioelectronic treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Chris Wilson, Loma Linda University – Saving premature infants from sudden death using vagus nerve stimulation

Jon Waataja, ReShape Lifesciences – Bioelectronics for treating diabetes

Session 1, 9:00 AM: Setting the scene for cardiac autonomic neuroscience: challenges and opportunities

Presentation by Professor Kalyanam Shivkumar, UCLA

Session 2, 11:50 AM: Cell-Communication in the Heart

Session Chaired by Jack Cheng, UCF

Session 3, 2:40 PM: Translational & Clinical Aspects of Sympathetic Neural Remodeling after Cardiac Injury

Presentation by Olu Ajijola, UCLA

Session 4: 5:00 PM: Neuromodulation and target therapies to the heart

Session Chaired by Jeff Ardell, UCLA

Session 4: 5:00 PM: The "Research Evaluating Vagal Excitation and Anatomical Links" (REVEAL) study

Presentation by John Osborn, UMN

Session 4: 5:30 PM: Neuromodulation network dynamics in the fast and slow lanes of the cardiac vagus

Presentation by Raj Vadigepalli, TJU

Session 4: 5:50 PM: Mapping ANS connectivity in the SPARC project

Presentation by Peter Hunter, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Presenting Research at ISAN 2024?

Send us your presentation details for inclusion below. Be sure to indicate if the research was funded by the NIH SPARC Program!

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