Basic Cardiovascular Science 2020 Scientific Sessions is supported by an independent medical education grant from: Merck and Novartis Pharmaceuticals North America.

BCVS 2020 Scientific Sessions: Emerging Opportunities in Cardiovascular Diseases

Originally published 5 Nov 2020 | Circulation Research. 2020

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Bringing cardiovascular scientists together from all over the world to promote collaboration, dissemination of novel ideas and exchange provocative hypotheses is an essential component of advancing modern cardiovascular research. While the initial planning for #BCVS20 was up-ended by the COVID-19 pandemic, considerable effort was taken to ensure that the collaborative nature of the meeting was maintained on all levels, with many lessons were learned. For example, large in-person meetings can be completely reprogrammed in a few weeks when the programming committee has no other choice! We hope that we are able to be back in a face-to-face format next year, but we are confident that we will be ready to bring together an outstanding group of scientists who will present their work in a fast-paced, yet relaxed format, no matter what the future may bring.

The full text of this article can be found at: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.120.318257