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Lymphatic Forum 2019

Lymphatic Forum 2019
Exploring the Lymphatic Continuum

May 30-June 1, 2019
AT&T Conference Center
Austin, TX

 Austin at Evening

hosted by Texas A&M University, College Station, TX and
the Texas Lymphatic Consortium

Organizers are:
David Zawieja, Texas A&M University
Stanley Rockson, Stanford University
Jan Kitajewski, University of Illinois, Chicago


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The Lymphatic Forum is intended for research and clinician scientists and healthcare professionals only.

Preliminary Program

Sessions and Chairs:

Clinical/patient session Clinical Aspects of lymphatic pathologies and patient perspectives – S. Rockson (Stanford Univ.)
Lymphatic Development and Remodeling – M. Kahn (Univ. of Penn.)
Lymphatic Muscle and Lymph Flow - B. Dixon (Georgia Tech.)
Mechanobiology of Lymphatic Structure and Function - M. Davis (Univ. of Missouri)
Novel Insights on Mechanisms of Lymph Transport - S. Chakraborty (Texas A&M Univ.)
Inflammation and the Lymphatic-Immune Interface - M. Muthuchamy  (Texas A&M Univ.)
Role of Lymphatics in Infectious and Parasitic Diseases – T. Padera (Harvard)
Mixed Vascular (lymphatic-venous) Anomalies - P. Mortimer (Univ. of London)
Quantitative Analysis of Lymphatic Structure & Function -  J. Moore (Imperial College London)
Lymph Interstitial Fluid "omic" Profiles in Health and Disease - L. Santambrogio (Albert Einstein Univ.)
Lymphatic Tissue Engineering, Stem Cells and Nanoparticles - M. Swartz (Univ. of Chicago)


Plenary Talk by Dr. Peter Mortimer, University of London
Poster Sessions
Saturday night dinner

Great opportunities for Young Investigators 
Trainee/Young Investigators Session – Chairs and speakers were selected from trainee/YI applicants
Trainee/Young Investigator NanoTalks – most sessions have shorts talks and or nano-talks by trainee/YI applicants


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This meeting is being supported in part by the following:

Additional Poster Award provided by:

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by R13HL147556 from the the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the NIH; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.