International Hawaii Cardiovascular Symposium (IHCVS)

2023 International Hawaii Cardiovascular Symposium (IHCVS)


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IHCVS Details
When: February 8-9, 2023
Where: UH Cancer Center Sullivan Center, 701 Ilalo Street, Honolulu, HI 96813


We are pleased to announce the upcoming meeting “The 6th Annual International Hawaii Cardiovascular Symposium (IHCVS)” taking place at UH Cancer Center Sullivan Center

The meeting will explore the latest basic medical research on cell death, mitochondrial dynamics, autophagy, with a specific focus on heart failure. The program will host session talks by international experts on stem cell biology and myocardial repair, mitochondrial dynamics, autophagy, necrosis, and metabolism with a major focus on translating basic and clinical heart failure. The Symposium is sponsored by John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada.

Satellite meeting

The executive meeting  will be held on Tuesday February 7, 2023. The detailed event will be announced by the committee. 


Abdellatif, Maha
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, USA

Alcaide, Pilar
Tufts University School of Medicine, USA

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Ardehali, Hossein
Northwestern Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine, USA

UCLA School of Medicine, USA

Czubryt, Michael
University of Manitoba, Canada

del Monte, Federica
Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Dhingra, Sanjiv
University of Manitoba, Canada

Diwan, Abhinav
Washington University School of Medicine, USA

Dixon, Ian
University of Manitoba, Canada

Drosatos, Konstantinos
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, USA

Elrod, John
Lewis Katz School of Medicine, USA

Gramolini, Antony
University of Manitoba, Canada 

Gustafsson, Asa
University of California San Diego, USA

Hill, Joseph
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Howlett, Susan
Dalhousie University,Canada

Kirshenbaum, Lorrie
University of Manitoba, Canada

Koch, Walter
Lewis Katz School of Medicine, USA

Kontaridis, Maria
Masonic Medical Research Institute, USA

Lopaschuk, Gary
University of Alberta, Canada

Manabe, Ichiro
Chiba University, Japan

Matsui, Takashi
University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA

McKinsey, Timothy
University of Colorado Denver, USA

Megeney, Lynn
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada

Michalak, Marek
University of Alberta, Canada

Molkentin, Jeffery
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, USA

Oike, Yuichi
Kumamoto University, Japan

Pierce, Grant
University of Manitoba, Canada

Rabinovich-Nikitin, Inna
University of Manitoba, Canada

Sadoshima, Junichi
University of Newark Medical, USA

Sakthivel, Sadayappan
University of Cincinnati, USA

Shohet, Ralph
University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA

Steinberg, Susan
Columbia University, USA

Sucharov, Kika
Columbia University, USA

Tallquist, Michelle
University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA

Yoshida, Masayuki
Tokyo Medical Dental University, Japan



Meeting Organizers






Lorrie A. Kirshenbaum, Ph.D.
Director, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre
Canada Research Chair in Molecular Cardiology
Head, Division of Cardiovascular Science and Disease,
Professor, Departments of Physiology and Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology and Therapeutics,
University of Manitoba

Ms. Kairee Ryplanski
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manitoba






Takashi Matsui, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology
Deputy Director of the Center of Cardiovascular Research
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Ms. Michele Tom
Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology, John A. Burns School of Medicine