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Honoring Dr. Schwartz


Very sad news - Dr. Stephen Schwartz passed away on March 17.  He succumbed to COVID-19.  

If you would like to pay tribute to Dr. Schwartz or post a memory, please visit this page: https://www.navbo.org/honoring-steve



Vascular Biology 2020

October 25-28, 2020 | Newport, RI

LighthouseVascular Biology is the annual meeting of the North American Vascular Biology Organization.  This meeting will feature the Biology of Signaling in the Cardiovascular System Workshop and the Vascular Inflammation Workshop plus special symposia, keynote lectures "Meningeal blood and lymphatic vasculature in regulation of brain immune surveillance and function" by Jonathan Kipnis, University of Virginia, and "The Glymphatic System" by Maiken Nedergaard, Universities of Rochester and Copenhagen, a Pre-Conference Meeting for and organized by trainees, Award Lectures, joint symposia: Signaling in Vascular Inflammation, Vascular Therapeutics-New Technologies in Vascular Medicine, and High Endothelial Venule: A Gateway for T Cell Entry in Cancer and Chronic Inflammation, and of course posters and exhibits.  Travel Awards for trainees will be available.

Go to the meeting web site.

Webinar Series

March 12 at 1:00pm | Brant Weinstein

BrantWeinsteinOn Thursday, March 12 at 1:00pm EST, NAVBO will present our newest webinar entitled, "New Insights into Lymphatics and Lymphatic-related Cells from the Zebrafish " by

Brant Weinstein, Ph.D.
Associate Scientific Director

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COVID-19 Statement

Dear NAVBO Colleagues,

As part of North American Vascular Biology Organization’s mission to build a vibrant and supportive community, NAVBO hosts an annual meeting and a summer course (Vasculata). These meetings are essential opportunities to build connections. However, as a professional association, we are also committed to the health and safety of our members, and we are always vigilant about monitoring the local conditions where these events are held.

COVID-19 is a developing situation and we are monitoring it closely. We are continuing to confidently plan Vascular Biology 2020, October 25-29 in Newport, RI. We currently have no plans to postpone or cancel this event. Read More

Inflammatory cells in a healing wound (red and blue). The green cells have undergone apoptsis. Mouse skin.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Keratinized mouse skin.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Inflammatory cells (blue) entering a mouse skin wound near to a blood vessel. Apoptotic cells are stained green.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Human endothelial cells exposed to BMP sprouting in fibrin matrix. Actin cytoskeleton in depth encoded colors.
Lauren Saunders (Bautch Lab)


Drs. Eichmann, Ramkhelawon and Sessa
2019 Meritorious Awards


Angela Glading, Ph.D.
University of Rochester

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