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Jeffrey S. Carson, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Presentation title: Concentration of Regulatory T-cells in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) Correlates with Interleukin-1β secretion by activated CD4+ T-cells

Mirnal Chaudhary, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Presentation title: TGF-β/Smad3 promotes Smooth Muscle Cell De-differentiation and Proliferation through crosstalk with the Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway

Bian Wu, MD
University of California-San Francisco
Presentation title: A Biodegradable Wrap for Peri-vascular Delivery of Pro-resolving Lipid Mediators

Jie Xie, MD, PhD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Presentation title: Adipose Stromal Cells Mitigate Excessive Aortic Inflammation and Aortic Aneurysm Expansion through Paracrine Factors in an Elastase-induced Murine Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Model

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