2017 : Aspirin: 120 Years of Innovation

The 2017 Scientific Conference took place on 14th September 2017.

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To celebrate 120 years since the synthesis of acetylsalicylic acid, the International Aspirin Foundation is delighted to be holding its Scientific Conference within Charité – Berlin Museum of Medical History.

Professor Peter Rothwell FMedSci, Chair of the International Aspirin Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board together with the other board members have developed an exciting programme. This unique meeting brings together experts to discuss the implications of trials and other research in mechanisms, prevention and treatment across multiple diseases.

The programme for the conference has been released - download the full conference programme here.


Session One:
Update of CVD & Stroke : East meets West
Chaired by Prof Junbo Ge
Speakers: Dr Dong Zhao, Prof Yongjun Wang, Prof Peter Rothwell, Prof Mike Gaziano

Session Two:
Chaired by Dr Ruth Langley
Speakers: Dr Andrew Chan, Sir John Burn, Dr John Chia, Dr Ruth Langley

Session Three:
Mechanism of Action
Chaired by Prof Carlo Patrono
Speakers: Dr Valerie O'Donnell, Dr Bianca Rocca

Session Four:
Bleeding on Aspirin
Chaired by Prof Lina Badimon
Speakers: Prof Peter Rothwell, Prof Chris Hawkey

Concluding remarks by Prof Peter Elwood