Keystone Symposia: RNA-Based Approaches in Cardiovascular Diseases

Scientific Organizers:
Thomas Thum, Medical School Hannover, Germany and
Roger J. Hajjar, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA

joint with the meeting on

Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Development

Scientific Organizers:
Benoit G. Bruneau, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, USA
Brian L. Black, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Margaret E. Buckingham, Institut Pasteur, France

Submit an abstract and register for these Keystone Symposia conferences that will take place March 2630, 2017 at Keystone Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado, USA.

Cardiac diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. RNA-based mechanisms and therapeutic approaches are emerging fields in cardiovascular science. This meeting will present and discuss latest developments using both coding RNA and noncoding RNA (such as microRNAs, long noncoding RNAs and circular RNAs) -based approaches to better understand and develop new therapeutic strategies for cardiac diseases. Attendees will benefit from workshops, specific sessions and industrial perspectives covering everything from basic science to clinical translation employing RNA therapeutics in cardiovascular medicine.


  • Scholarship & Discounted Abstract: November 30, 2016
  • Late-Breaking Abstract: January 11, 2017
    (for plenary short talk or workshop presentation consideration)
  • Discounted Registration: January 26, 2017

(Through this date, you can still submit an abstract via our website for poster presentation and publication in our mobile app.)

For more information and to register, please visit the meeting websites: |

Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.