This symposium is convened by the Imperial College Centre for Vasculitis Research

Welcome: Justin Mason & Charles Pusey

Chairs: Steve McAdoo & Taryn Youngstein

15.00-15.20       Ultrasound super-resolution for in vivo non-invasive imaging of microvascular morphology and function

Professor Meng-Xing Tang, Professor of Biomedical Imaging, Department of Bioengineering

15.20-15.40 Coagulation and vasculitis – new avenues for investigation

Dr Tom McKinnon, Senior Lecturer, Department of Immunology and Inflammation

15.40-16.00       Chemical biology of Heme Oxygenase 1 in disease: shining a light in the darkness

Professor Nick Long, Chair in Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Dr Joe Boyle, Clinical Reader, NHLI

Chairs: Maria Prendecki and Charis Pericleous

16.00-16.15       Live cell imaging of intravascular monocytes during glomerular inflammation reveals subpopulations with distinct phenotypes and effector functions

Dr Tabi Turner-Stokes, Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Immunology and Inflammation

16.15-16.30       Endothelial Colony Forming Cells as a novel tool for understanding inflammatory vascular dysfunction in Rheumatic Disease

Dr Rob Maughan, Research Associate, NHLI

16.30-16.45       Final discussion and future directions