2017 Webinar Re-Cap:
Our final installment of the 2017 Webinar Series was held on November 1, 2017, 11am (EST) on the topic "MSCs in Cardiovascular Health & Disease: The Role of CD73 and Adenosine". Dynamic presentations were given by Dr. Cynthia St. Hilaire from the University of Pittsburgh and Dr. Rebecca Levit from Emory University.
In 2017, ISACB began offering a membership discount to webinar registrants! The first 10 non-member webinar registrants will receive a promo code to enter for 50% off a new ISACB membership*. Recorded webinars can be accessed by ISACB Members on the society’s website: www.isacb.org/webinars. We have hosted over 22 speakers giving presentations from 4 different countries. Webinar recordings have now reached nearly 2000 views!
What’s new for 2018:
Live from Cape Town! In December, the ISACB will host a satellite meeting as part of “Courage and Innovation: 50th Anniversary of the 1st Heart Transplant” in Cape Town, South Africa. As a Special ISACB Webinar Event, we will be broadcasting a recording of the Welcome Address by Dr. Elena Aikawa, President of the ISACB followed by Dr. Peter Zilla’s Welcome Lecture “The Surgeon Scientist”! We will also join the satellite meeting live via web to participate in a plenary lecture by Dr. Simon Hoerstrup “Translational Challenges in Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering”. E-mail flyers will be distributed in mid-November for this special ISACB Webinar, exclusive for ISACB members.
Webinar topics in 2018: Upcoming topics will include Heart Failure and Myocardial Repair and presentations from new member Dr. Francois Saucy, Dr. Kareen Coulomb (Brown University), Dr. Joseph Wu (Stanford University), Dr. Gary Bowlin (University of Memphis) and Dr. Glenn Gaudette (Worcester Polytechnic Institute).
Please send your suggestions for topics and speakers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Self-nominations are welcome! Visit our Webinars website to access recorded versions, view upcoming topics, and register for the next event.
Webinar committee members: Julie Phillippi, PhD (Chair), Glenn Gaudette, PhD, Josh Hutcheson, PhD, Michael Wolf and Sarah Vigmostad, PhD
*Valid for 50% off one (1) senior or trainee new one year membership only. Valid 30 days from date of Webinar. Limit 1 per person. Cannot be combined with other offers. Webinar fee waived if membership payment received at least 1 day before Webinar.
Webinar Corner contributor: Dr. Julie Phillippi, ISACB Webinar Committee Chair
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