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about csatvb

The Canadian Society of Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (CSATVB) is a scientific society dedicated to lessening the burden of vascular disease in Canada. It was founded in 1985 and is composed of approximately 300 members, including clinicians, basic and clinical researchers, graduate students, post doctoral investigators, and fellows. The society’s mission is to ‘To promote advances in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease in Canada through research and education’.

This is achieved through their objectives:

  • Promote the advancement of knowledge and teaching related to atherosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology
  • Support and foster translational research between basic and clinical scientists
  • Encourage and support the development and advancement of young investigators and students in the fields of atherosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology
  • Establishment of a forum for the presentation and discussion of research on atherosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology in Canada
  • Maintain and promote dialogue and exchange with other Canadian and International Societies and Organizations having similar aims and interests to those of the CSATVB
  • Enhance the health of Canadians by providing information to health professionals and lay community about atherosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology in Canada

membership csatvb

There are several advantages to becoming a member to CSATVB:

  • Membership in a community of Canadian researchers investigating all areas of vascular disease
  • Up o date information on Canadian researchers and their research programs
  • Young investigator and travel awards for graduate students, medical students, residents and post doctoral fellows presenting their work at Canadian or International Conferees that focus on atherosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology
  • Unique scientific & networking events for trainee members
  • Discount on registration fees to the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress
  • Symposia and Workshops organised by the CSATVB at the Annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress and associated international meetings
  • Discount on registration fees to the International Symposium on Atherosclerosis (ISA 2018)

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