This conference has been withdrawn from the 2020 conference schedule
As you are aware, coronavirus is having a global impact and the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control have instituted recommendations that include social distancing and cancelling conferences and large gatherings. Since safety of our attendees is always GRC's highest priority, the GRC Board of Trustees has decided to withdraw this conference and it will be rescheduled for 2022. This decision was made out of an abundance of caution and to alleviate the concerns of our conference communities that are scheduled to meet in this timeframe.
The 2020 Lipoprotein Metabolism Gordon Research Conference (GRC) will be held at Waterville Valley Conference Center, NH on June 7-12, 2020. This interdisciplinary meeting will include not only the latest findings on the role of lipoprotein metabolism in cardiovascular disease, as in previous GRC meetings on this topic, but also how the field of lipoprotein research forwarding towards identifying new genes, new targets and new therapies. Thus, it will provide an opportunity for researchers to apprise themselves with novel developments and insights in the field of lipoprotein metabolism. The co-chairs, Drs. Mahmood Hussain and Kiran Musunuru, in consultation with vice chairs (Drs. Daisy Sahoo and Marlys Kochinsky), and field leaders, have planned nine oral sessions to promote dialogue among established and emerging leaders in cardiovascular disease and lipoprotein metabolism. The keynote presentation will be on genetics of lipoprotein metabolism and coronary artery disease. Several short talks are arranged in different sessions: The lipoprotein lipase pathway, therapeutic approaches to modulate plasma lipids and lipoproteins, noncoding RNAs in lipoprotein metabolism, lipid metabolism in adipose tissue, the post-genomic era in lipoprotein metabolism, permanent modification of lipid levels, lipoproteins, cutting-edge technologies for lipids and lipoprotein research. The GRC will be preceded by the Lipoprotein Metabolism GRS, an international forum for presentation and discussion of frontier research by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.