Research Day at STAR campus

2023 CARDIOVASCULAR Research Symposium

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Health

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

North Atrium, Health Sciences Complex

540 S. College Ave, Newark, DE 19713

8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Register now, registration closes Friday, October 13th 5:00 pm.

Event Schedule

8:30 am Registration and Breakfast  

8:50 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

David Edwards, PhD, PI Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Health

9:00 - 9:45 am Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jaume Padilla, Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, University of Missouri

Presentation Title: In the hunt for new therapeutic targets and strategies to insulin re-sensitize the endothelium in obesity and type 2 diabetes

9:45 - 9:55 am Break

9:55 - 10:00 am Introduction to Short Cardiovascular Health Presentations

Freda Patterson, PhD, PC Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Health

10:00 - 10:20 am Drew Fancher, PhD, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Delaware

10:20 - 10:40 am Chris Martens, PhD, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Delaware

10:40 - 11:00 am Shannon Robson, PhD,  Department of Health Behavior and Nutrition Sciences, University of Delaware

11:00 - 11:20 am John Slater, PhD,  Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware

11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch and Poster Session

12:45 - 1:00 pm Closing Comments and Awards


Registration closes Friday, October 13th 5:00 pm

Poster abstract submission

Submission deadline is Friday, October 6th 5:00 pm. 



  • Abstracts should be focused on a cardiovascular health topic and submitted by 5pm, Friday, October 6th.
  • By submitting an abstract, you are constituting a commitment to present.
  • Abstracts presented at other meetings qualify.
  • Word count for abstract text must be 250 or less.
  • Authors submitting abstracts are responsible for ensuring that all co-authors have been notified.
  • An author may not present more than one abstract.
  • Submitting authors will be notified within one week of submission whether they have been accepted: we are limited to 40 poster presentations.
  • Printed posters should be portrait orientation and no larger than 27” X 40”