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NIH Research Festival 2005
2005 NIH Research Festival

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October 18 - October 21
General Schedule of Events
Poster Sessions
Plenary Session
Concurrent Symposia
Job Fair for NIH Postdoctoral, Research, and Clinical Fellows
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research
TSA Research Festival Exhibit Show
Festival Food and Music Fair
Research Festival Committees
Past Research Festivals
Symposia Session II - 7 concurrent symposia
  Wednesday, October 19, 2005
Natcher Auditorium

Vascular Biology in Health and Disease

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

Chaired by William Figg, NCI

Conference Room E1/E2, Natcher Conference Center

This symposium will focus on the role angiogenesis plays in the development and progression of diseases. The emphasis of these lectures will look at the biology of endothelial cells from different perspectives (e.g., cancer, wound healing, cardiovascular). Some attention will be given in this symposium to the development of agonist and antagonist.


TIMP-2: Novel Strategies for Inhibition of Tumor Angiogenesis
Bill Stetler-Stevenson, NCI

Thymosin Beta 4 in Wound Healing and Hair Growth
Hynda Kleinman, NIDCR

Vascular Biology and Cell Cycle
Elizabeth Nabel, NHLBI

Functionality of Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration: Correlation with Neovascular Phenotype Characteristics
Karl Csaky, NEI

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