45th Progress Report YIAC Part I

Open for Finnish investigators and foreign investigators working in Finland

45th PROGRESS REPORT MEETING – Young Investigators Award Competition
Monday, June 10, 2019
Organized in conjunction of the 27th Nordic-Baltic Congress of Cardiology

Chairperson Matti Niemelä (FI)

Opening remarks.
Matti Niemelä (FI)

10.30 – 10.45
Genome-wide association analysis on coronary artery disease in type 1 diabetes confirms CDKN2B Antisense RNA 1 and suggests beta-defensin 127 as a novel risk locus.
Anni Antikainen (MSc. Tech), Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhälsan Research Center

10.45 – 11.00
Wrist band photoplethysmography pulse morphology analysis enables atrial fibrillation detection without the need of pulse detection.
Eemu-Samuli Väliaho (BM, BHC), University of Eastern Finland, Doctoral School

11.00 – 11.15
Lymphatic insufficiency increases cardiac edema after myocardial infarction as assessed by novel magnetic resonance TRAFFn and T2 relaxation times.
Elias Ylä-Herttuala (MSc), A.I. Virtanen Institute, Biomedial Imaging Unit

11.15 – 11.30
Coronary CT angiography with selective PET perfusion imaging guides referral to invasive coronary angiography and revascularization.
Presenter unable to attend

11.30 – 11.45
The ablation of VEGFR-1 signaling promotes angiotensin II induced cardiac dysfunction and sudden death.
Annakaisa Tirronen (MSc), A.I. Virtanen Institute, Molecular medicine group

11.45 – 12.00
Silent myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death.
Juha Vähätalo (BM), University of Oulu, Department of Internal Medicine



Organized in co-operation with the Nordic-Baltic Cardiology Alliance and the Nordic Baltic Group on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions
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