March 12-13, 2021

ISACB is welcoming you to join our 17th Biennial Meeting on March 12-13, 2021!  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Organizing Committee has decided to hold this meeting virtually. We are pleased to continue partnering with the Japanese Vascular Biology and Medicine Organization, the Society of Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Metabolism, and the Japanese Division of the International Society of Heart Research to virtually join the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Week.


ISACB Program Highlights:
Click here to view the full Preliminary Program

Joint Symposium with three Japanese societies:
*ISACB Keynote Speaker: Toshiharu Shinoka, MD PhD

"Toward Next Generation of Tissue-Engineered Vascular Grafts for Pediatric Heart Surgery"

Alexander Clowes MD Memorial Lecture:
Frederick J. Schoen, MD PhD

"Cardiac Valve Replacement Technology in 2021: Challenges, Innovation, Trends and Opportunities"

Robert Nerem Memorial Lecture:
Gary Bowlin, PhD

"Engineering bioresorbable vascular conduits to promote transmural angiogenesis, neo-intima formation"

On demand oral abstract presentations:
An impressive 56 abstracts were submitted for the ISACB meeting!
All abstracts will be presented as short oral presentations, available to all meeting registrants in an on-demand virtual format throughout the live meeting.

Young Investigator Award presentations

Virtual Closing Celebration


All sessions include invited presentations presented live 

Kowa Symposium: Cardiovascular Therapeutics

Edwards Symposium: Heart Valves and Calcification

Tissue Engineering

Vascular Diseases

Stem and Progenitor Cells

New Trends in Cardiovascular Research

Industry Research

Women Leaders in Science

Presentations of the Young Investigator Award Finalists


Registration Information:



Thank you to our Sponsors of the ISACB 17th Biennial Meeting!

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Organizing Commitee

Masanori Aikawa, MD PhD
Program Chair

Toshiharu Shinoka, MD PhD
Program Co-Chair

Issei Komuro, MD PhD
Program Co-Chair


Elena Aikawa, MD PhD

Luke Brewster, MD PhD

Nicolas L'Heureux, PhD

Ryuichi Morishita, MD PhD

Julie Phillippi, PhD

Masataka Sata, MD PhD

Cynthia St. Hilaire, PhD

Michael Wolf

Masayuki Yoshida, PhD

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