European Council for
Cardiovascular Research

Past conferences

2016 Meeting

Summary of the 20th Annual ECCR Meeting 2016, Friday 14th –Sunday 16th October 2016, Poiano, Lake Garda, Italy

The 20th Annual Meeting of the European Council for Cardiovascular Research (ECCR) was held from Friday 14th – Sunday 16th October 2016 at Poiano, Garda, Italy. Approximately 80 delegates represented the major research active groups in Europe and contributed to a programme noted for its outstanding scientific quality.

Of the 2016 Annual Meeting submitted abstracts, 13 were accepted for Oral presentations and 33 for Poster Presentations.

Sponsors

Finally we would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous unconditional support

  • Attaquont Diagnostics
  • DMT
  • Meta Medical
  • Trust Medical
  • Visual Sonics

We look forward to another successful meeting in Garda next year.

Professor Jo G.R. De Mey
President of ECCR Society

2015 Meeting

Summary of the 19th Annual ECCR Meeting 2015, Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th October 2015, Poiano, Lake Garda, Italy

The 19th Annual Meeting of the European Council for Cardiovascular Research (ECCR) was held from Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th October 2015 at Poiano, Garda, Italy. Approximately 90 delegates represented the major research active groups in Europe and contributed to a programme noted for its outstanding scientific quality.

Members of the Council, presenters of critically refereed communications and a number of keynote lecturers contributed to a varied programme of topics. Keynote clinical lectures were given on the subjects of ‘Baroreceptor activation therapy’ by Peter de Leeuw (The Netherlands) and ‘Current status of non-pharmacological approaches to treatment of resistant hypertension’ by Michel Azizi (France). Moreover, keynote lectures in Basic Science were given by Thomas Unger (Maastricht) on ‘The protective arm of RAS’ and Diego De Stefani (Italy) on ‘Mitochondrial medicine: how to study mitochondrial functions in human cardiovascular diseases.’

In addition, a session was organised in conjunction with the COST-ADMIRE European initiatives with lectures by Natalia Lopez-Andres and Brian Harvey.

The meeting opened with a research workshop on updates on technology within the field of Cardiovascular Research. The session covered; Molecular Medicine, Vascular Research and Hypertension Research; they were highly successful and well attended.

Of the 2015 Annual Meeting submitted abstracts, 18 were accepted for Oral presentations and 42 for Poster Presentations.

Upon registering their attendance for the Annual Meeting, delegates were asked to state the name of the person who referred them to the meeting. All of these names were automatically added into the raffle and the winning name was chosen in the closing session of the meeting.

The iPad Raffle Winner for the 2015 ECCR Meeting was: Xavier Jeunemaitre who won an iPad Mini 2, 16GB. Congratulations Xavier!

The initiative was taken during the Annual Meeting to encourage friendly relationships and networking among all participants, a notion introduced this year that will be further expanded on next year with specific talks on networking.

Sponsors

Finally we would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous unconditional support

  • Vicore Pharma
  • MDE
  • DMT
  • Trust Medical
  • Attoquant Diagnostics

We look forward to another successful meeting in Garda next year.

Gian Paolo Rossi
President of ECCR Society

 

History of the ECCR Meetings

Dating back to 1979!

European Blood Pressure Group
1st Meeting 1979 Cambridge, UK
2nd Meeting 1980 Oxford, UK
3rd Meeting 1981 Basel, Switzerland
4th Meeting 1982 Dublin, Ireland
5th Meeting 1984 Courchevel, France
6th Meeting 1985 Stenungsund, Sweden
7th Meeting 1988 Madonna di Campiglio, Italy
8th Meeting 1989 Igls, Austria
9th Meeting 1990 Bavaria, Germany
10th Meeting 1992 Cambridge , UK

 

European Research Conference on Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Disease
1st Meeting 1996 Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
2nd Meeting 1997 Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
3rd Meeting 1998 Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands

 

European Council for Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Research
4th Meeting 1999 Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
5th Meeting 2000 Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
6th Meeting 2001 Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
7th Meeting 2002 Seeheim, Germany
8th Meeting 2003 Seeheim, Germany
9th Meeting 2004 La Colle sur Loup, France
10th Meeting 2005 La Colle sur Loup, France
11th Meeting 2006 La Colle sur Loup, France
12th Meeting 2007 La Colle sur Loup, France
13th Meeting 2008 La Colle sur Loup, France
14th Meeting 2009 La Colle sur Loup, France

 

European Council for Cardiovascular Research (ECCR)

9th Meeting 2004 La Colle sur Loup, France
10th Meeting 2005 La Colle sur Loup, France
11th Meeting 2006 La Colle sur Loup, France
12th Meeting 2007 La Colle sur Loup, France
13th Meeting 2008 La Colle sur Loup, France
14th Meeting 2009 La Colle sur Loup, France
15th Meeting 2010 La Colle sur Loup, France
16th Meeting 2011 La Colle sur Loup, France
17th Meeting 2013 La Colle sur Loup, France
18th Meeting 2014 Poiano, Lake Garda, Italy
19th Meeting 2015 Poiano, Lake Garda, Italy
20th Meeting 2016 Poiano, Lake Garda, Italy