The AAS Executive Committee is pleased to announce our next free virtual seminar by:

Professor Nicholas Leeper

Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and Medicine (Cardiovascular), Stanford University.

Chief of Vascular and Director of Vascular Research.

“Clonal smooth muscle expansion in atherosclerosis”

Thursday 19th November 2020, 1-2pm AEDT
Zoom Link:

Dr. Leeper is currently Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and Medicine (Cardiovascular) at Stanford University, where he serves as the Chief of Vascular Medicine and Director of Vascular Research. He holds degrees with honors in Chemistry and Medicine from the University of Chicago, received residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and completed advanced fellowships in Cardiology and Vascular Medicine at Stanford University. Dr. Leeper is a clinically-active physician-scientist who is interested in the genetic determinants of cardiovascular disease. His laboratory predominantly focuses on atherosclerosis, and understanding why the immune system allows diseased cells to accumulate in the vulnerable plaque. His research is translational in nature, and focuses on advancing discoveries from bench-to-bedside for patients affected by heart attack and stroke.

All members and friends are encourage to join us for this excellent virtual scientific session. Viewing will be in “listen mode only”. You can participate in the seminars by submitting written questions and comments via the Q&A chat function. 

November 11 2020