ACP Research & Grant Award Presentations (CONG2016-06)

This activity includes the following:

Research Trainee Award: An In-Vitro Investigation of the Apoptotic Effects of Detergent Sclerosants, Sirolimus and Propranolol on Haemangioma Cells

David Connor, PhD

ACP PRO Venous Registry Grant Award: Health Related Quality of Life Questionnaire in Compression Therapy and Epidemiological Pattern of Registry Participants

Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FACPh, FAHA, FSVM

Jobst Research Award: Telemedical Wearable Sensing Platform for Management of Chronic Venous Disorder

Ruya Li, PhD


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Target Audience

The primary target audience includes physicians, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners, ultrasound technologists, nurses, allied health and all other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous disease. Specialists focusing on phlebology, cardiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, dermatology, dermatologic surgery, internal medicine, family practice, plastic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, vascular medicine, and emergency medicine are invited to enhance their knowledge and skills specific to the treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.

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NameRoleCommercial InterestType of Relationship
Carl Black, MDPlanner; ModeratorNonen/a
Yung-Wei Chi, FACPh, FAHA, FSVMSpeakerVenosenseBoard Member; Shareholder
David Connor, PhDSpeakerNonen/a
Kathleen Gibson, MDPlanner; Moderator

1. Medtronic

2. BTG

3. AngioDyanmics

4. Bristol Myers Squibb

5. Bayer

1. Consultant; Scientific Advisory Board; Research Support

2. Consultant; Research Support

3. Research Support

4. Speakers Bureau

5. Research Support

Ruya Li, PhDSpeakerVenosenseShareholder
Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Sonja Stiller, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FACPh, FSIR, FCIRSE, RPVI, RVTContent ReviewerNonen/a



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