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The Vascular Network

NAVBO's New Community - The Vascular Network

Network with fellow NAVBO members through the Vascular Network of communities within the NAVBO membership.  

This is exclusive for NAVBO members, providing you the means to reach out to fellow members with questions, announcements, comments and requests. 

If you have not yet activated your account, go to https://community.navbo.org click on the Sign In button in the upper right corner and then click on "Can't Access Your Account" in the Log In box to receive an email to set up your account within the community.

Join your colleagues in conversation!


Vascular Biology 2021

October 25-29, 2021 | Virtual Event - Abstract Deadline for ePosters is September 10

VascularBiology Logo2021Vascular 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," joint symposia on Mechanotransduction, and Vascular Therapeutics, special career development sessions and of course posters.  Trainee awards will be available.

Speakers are confirmed and listed.

It was recently announced that the meeting will be entirely virtual.  

Abstract submission for consideration as a short talk is closed, however, the deadline for ePosters is extended to September 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.


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. D'Amore, Red-Horse and Chen
2020 Meritorious Awards


Morgan Salmon, Ph.D.
The University of Michigan

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