2019 Taylor Symposium

2019 Taylor Symposium

The 2019 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Symposium celebrates outstanding innovations in cardiovascular disease research. Join us on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 for a full day Symposium that includes presentations by experts in cardiovascular disease research, a panel discussion and a keynote lecture by the 2019 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipient, Dr. Daniel Rader.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Auditorium A, University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre

9:00 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:05 a.m. - Myron I Cybulsky, MD, FRCPC
                  Resident intimal myeloid cells and the initiation of atherosclerosis

9:45 a.m. - Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, FAHA
                  The relationship of structural and cellular heterogeneity of the aorta to dissection and

10:25 a.m. - Break

10:40 a.m. - Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACP, FRSC
                    Mining GWAS data to obtain a better understanding of CAD

11:20 a.m. - Irene Hramiak, MD, FRCPC
                    Treating Type 2 diabetes and reducing cardiac risk … is it real?

12:00 p.m. - Break

1:00 p.m. - Matters of the Heart: a public forum for patients and families
                   Drs. Cybulsky, Daugherty, Hramiak and McPherson

2:00 p.m. - Break

2:15 p.m. - Rob Hegele, MD, FRCPC, FACP, Murray Huff, PhD and Geoff Pickering, MD, PhD,
                   London Cardiovascular Update

2:30 p.m. - Keynote Lecture: Dr. Daniel Rader, 2019 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in
                   Medicine recipient
                   A genome-first approach to new biology and therapeutic targets in cardiometabolic

3:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks

This event is free to attend. Registration is required. Register today.

Celebrating Science and Discovery Dinner
Robarts Research Institute will host the Celebrating Science and Discovery Dinner in the evening on November 12. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Proudly supported by the C.H. Stiller Memorial Foundation and the family of J. Allyn Taylor