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International Cardiovascular Genomic Medicine Symposium

November 27, 2020 - November 28, 2020

Approved for 12 hours CPD/CME credits by the UK Royal Colleges of Physicians



Times shown are Indian Standard Time (IST); -4.30 hours Europe; -5.30 hours UK; -10.30 hours USA-EST; -13.30 hours USA-WST


Day 1              Friday 27 November 2020


1330 Welcome/ Introduction Prof. Ajay Bahl          

Prof. Dhavendra Kumar

Session I            Developmental disorders of the heart

Chair: Prof. SK Maulick, New Delhi, Prof. Madhu Khullar, Chandigarh, Prof. Rohit Manoj Kumar, Chandigarh.

1400 Genomic insights for congenital heart defects-

lessons from the 22q deletion syndrome

Catherine Mercer, Southampton, England, UK
1430 Novel genes and variants in arterial developmental disorders Bart Loeys, Antwerp, Belgium
1500 Cardiovascular phenotypes in metabolic storage disease Inusha Panigrahi, Chandigarh, India
1530 Molecular biology of the myocardium- implications for childhood heart muscle dysfunction Seema Mital, Sick Kids, Toronto, Canada
1600                                          Tea/ coffee
Session II      1615               Grand round I                                  Panel: All Faculty
Case 1 Familial HCM- getting to the root of the matter Hisham Ahamed, Kochi, India
Case 2 LQTS- genotype specific therapy KK Narayanan Namboodiri, Trivandrum, India
Case 3 The great masquerader Muthiah Subramanian, Hyderabad, India
Case 4 Double trouble- Brugada-LQTS overlap Rajat Sharma, Mohali, India
Case 5 Dystrophinopathy Uma Nahar Saikia, Chandigarh, India
Session III        Heart in connective tissue diseases

Chair:  Prof. Surjit Singh, Chandigarh, Prof. Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Dr. Anupam Mittal, Chandigarh.

1730 Marfan syndrome and related connective tissue genetic diseases-current clinical and genetic management John Dean, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
1800 Ehlers-Danlos syndromes- what’s new in genetics and genomics Fransiska Malfait, Ghent, Belgium
1830 Genomic insights in disorders of vascular fragility Mahesh Kappanayil, Kochi, India
1900 Cardiovascular manifestations in skeletal genetic disorders- the paradigm of osteogenesis imperfecta Meena Balasubramanian, Sheffield, UK
Day 2              Friday 28 November 2020
Session IV        Heart Muscle Dysfunction

Chair: Prof. KK Talwar, New Delhi, Prof. Sandeep Seth, New Delhi, Dr Sridhar Sivasubbu, New Delhi.

1430 Inherited cardiomyopathies- what’s new in genomics Perry Elliott, UCL/ Barts, London, UK
1500 Unusual cardiomyopathy phenotypes in heart failure Ajay Bahl, Chandigarh, India
1530 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in South India Viji Samuel Thomson, Vellore, India
1600 Inflammatory cardiomyopathies- new insights and challenges Neha Sekhri, Barts, London, UK
1630 Updates on medical therapy for HCM: Focussing on Cardiac Myosin inhibitor Rajaram Anantharaman, Chennai, India
1700                                            Tea/ coffee
Session V      1715       Grand Round II Short cases presentations              Moderators: All faculty.
Short case 1 A thin filament story Sagar Shah, Hyderabad, India
Short case 2 A patient with severe HCM- Soumi Das, New Delhi, India
Short case 3 Young HCM Anshuman Gupta, Ludhiana, India
Session VI        Heart Rhythm Dysfunction

Chair: Dr. C Narasimhan, Hyderabad, Prof. Yashpaul Sharma, Chandigarh, Dr Saurabh Mehrotra, Chandigarh.

1745 Cardiac arrest- how genetic/ genomic input might help? Nitish Naik, New Delhi, India
1815 Status of next generation genomic testing in cardiac conduction/ rhythm dysfunction Pier Lambiase, Barts, London, UK
1845 Heart rhythm dysfunction in infectious/ inflammatory conditions-Covid-19 virus and genomic predisposition Robert Hamilton, Sickkids, Toronto, Canada
1915 Genetic results and targeted electrophysiological interventions in the inherited arrhythmia syndromes Arthur Wilde, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000                  Discussion/ Feedback/      Vote of Thanks/ Close


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  • For enquiries, please contact cardiovasculargenetics@gmail.com


November 27, 2020
November 28, 2020


The Genomic Medicine Foundation (UK)
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