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UK Pre-Clinical Cardiovascular User Meeting

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:00am

We invite you to join us for this exciting user meeting in the UK, hosted by Prof. Ajay Shah at KCL as we explore the use of micro-ultrasound in cardiovascular research.  

To register, please contact Marcus Salmon at or Katrin Suppelt at


September 28, 2018 – Morning Session


Arrival, registration and welcome coffee

10:30 - 10:40

Welcome address: Dr. Daniel Bromage (King´s College London)

Introduction: Dr. Marcus Salmon (VisualSonics)

10:40 - 11:10


Dr. Vanessa Lowe (Queen Mary's University of London)

“Cardiovascular function of the left and right heart following LAD ligation”

11:10 - 11:25

Dr. Sophie Walker (Queen Mary's University of London)

"Leukocyte iRhom2 regulates basal cardiac function"

11:25 - 11:40

Dr. Keat-Eng Ng, (Queen Mary's University of London)

"Mouse models of Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)"

11:40 - 12:10

Dr. Felix Trogisch, (University of Heidelberg)      

"Comprehending Diseased Cardiac Mechanics Using Speckle Tracking Echocardiography" 

12:10 - 13:30

Lunch break

September 28, 2018 – Afternoon Session

13:30 – 13:35

Welcome from Prof. Ajay Shah

13:305- 14:05

Dr. Min Zhang,(Kings College London)      

“Echo-guided mouse microconductance” 

14:05 - 14:20

Mr. Adrian Thomson, (University of Edinburgh)  

“Murine Embryonic and Neonatal Echocardiography”  

14:20- 14:45

VisualSonics Update

14:45 - 15:15

Coffee Break

15:15 - 15:30

Dr. Angela Clerk (University of Reading) / Dr. Daniel Meijles, (St George's University of London)

 “Effects of protein kinase inhibitors on the heart”

15:30 - 16:00

Ms. Jana Humbert, (University of Kiel)

PhotoAcoustic Imaging and Clinical Applications of Ultra High Frequency Ultrasound


End of meeting and departure


Event Details

James Black Center
Denmark Hill, London
United Kingdom