On Feb. 14, 2020, the University of Delaware is hosting the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Cardiovascular Health Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tower at STAR.

Free to attend with registration, the symposium will showcase some of the latest research findings in the area of cardiovascular health, including the following presentations:

  • Central Elastic Artery Stiffness with Aging in Humans: Measurement, Mechanisms and Management – Gary Pierce, PhD, Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa
  • Getting to the Heart of Alzheimer’s Disease: Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Age-related Memory Impairment – Christopher Martens, PhD, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Delaware
  • Mechanosensitivity of Cardiomyocytes Assessed with Dynamic Microenvironments – Elise Corbin, PhD, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware
  • Using Robot-aided fMRI to Study Motor Impairment and Recovery After StrokeFabrizio Sergi, PhD, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware

The above presentations will be followed by a poster session, featuring research by UD scientists, graduate students and scientists external to UD. Awards for outstanding posters will be presented. To submit a poster for the event, visit this page and enter your submission by the deadline of Feb. 10, 2020. 

Registration for the symposium is also open until Feb. 10. 


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