Sexual Dimorphism in HTAD Webinar on February 8

The GenTAC Alliance Basic and Translational Science Working Group invites you to attend a free webinar, “Sexual Dimorphism in Thoracic Aortic Disease,” on February 8 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern. 

In this webinar, speakers will present evidence of sexual dimorphism in heritable thoracic aortic disease in both animal models and humans. The following topics will be covered:

  • “Sex-based differences in thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections: An overview,” presented by Scott A. LeMaire, MD, Geisinger (USA)
  • “Mechanisms of sex-based differences in experimental aortopathies,” presented by Lisa A. Cassis, PhD, University of Kentucky (USA)
  • “The impact of sex on aortic disease in Marfan syndrome: Of mice and (wo)men,” presented by Patrick Sips, PhD, Ghent University (Belgium)