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Vascular Biology 2021

October 24-28, 2021 | Monterey, CA - Abstract Deadline is August 1

AsilomarMerrillWebVascular Biology is the annual meeting of the North American Vascular Biology Organization.  This meeting will feature the Developmental Vascular Biology and Genetics Workshop and the Vascular Matrix Biology and Bioengineering Workshop plus special symposia, a keynote lecture by Mary Dickinson, Baylor College of Medicine, entitled, "Plumbing the embryo: Genetic and mechanical mechanism needed for early blood flow," a Pre-Conference Meeting for and organized by trainees, Award Lectures, joint symposia on Mechanotransduction, and Vascular Therapeutics, and of course posters and exhibits.  Travel Awards for trainees will be available.

Speakers are confirmed and listed.

We are currently planning to hold an inperson meeting, but realize that many attendees may still have restricted travel, therefore, we are including virtual elements as well.  Either setting (virtual or in-person) will offer great opportunities for attendees and presenters.

Abstract submission deadline extended to August 10!

Go to the meeting web site.

International Vascular Biology Meeting 2022

October 13-17, 2022 | San Francisco Bay Area 

LogoSince 1980, the International Vascular Biology Meeting has been bringing vascular biologists from across the globe together for learning and collaboration.  The North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) is proud to be sponsoring this meeting in 2022.  Visit the web page to meet our organizers, led by Dr. Rong Wang, University of San Francisco and her co-chairs Masanori Aikawa (Brigham & Women's) and Jan Kitajewski (University of Illinois).

The program is based on seven themes with five to six sessions in each: Vascular Development and Aging, Vascular Beds and Cells, Vascular Physiology, Vasculature in Disease, Vascular Diseases, Translational Research And Emerging Topics and New Technologies

Over 80 speakers have been invited and the program is well underway.  A web site is underdevelopment, but in the meantime, meet our organizers.

Go to the meeting web site.


Webinar Series

August 12 at 1:00pm | Ramon Lorca

Lorca headshotOn Thursday, August 12 at 1:00pm EST, NAVBO will present our newest webinar entitled, "Elucidating the mechanisms underlying maternal vascular adaptation to pregnancy " by


Ramon Lorca, Ph.D.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Inflammatory cells in a healing wound (red and blue). The green cells have undergone apoptsis. Mouse skin.
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Keratinized mouse skin.
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Inflammatory cells (blue) entering a mouse skin wound near to a blood vessel. Apoptotic cells are stained green.
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2020 Meritorious Awards


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