CHARGE San Antonio

Event Date & Time

October 10, 2023-October 12, 2023 at 8:00am-5:00pm


Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk (125 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205)

Event Details:
This event is open to health care professionals and students.

The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium was formed to facilitate genome-wide association study meta-analyses and replication opportunities among multiple large and well-phenotyped longitudinal cohort studies.

These cohorts have an extensive collection of genomic data as well as repeated measures of risk factors, subclinical disease indicators, and cardiovascular events on over 50,000 multi-ethnic participants.

Schedule of events

October 10: Afternoon pre-conference workshop and CHARGE Seminar for Junior Investigators

October 11 and 12: Main congress session and working group meetings

*All sessions are open to all registered attendees.

Featured speakers

Rufus Akinyemi, PhD, MSc, MWACP, FMCP, Deputy Director of the Centre for Genomics and Precision Medicine at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria

John Blangero, PhD, Director of the San Antonio Family Heart Study and Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Myriam Fornage, PhD, Professor at the University of Texas Health Houston

Gladys Maestre, MD, Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Ana Navas- Acien,MD, PHD, MPH, Professor and Vice-chair of Research in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University

Guillaume Paré, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University

Joe Petrosino, PhD, Chief Scientific Innovation Officer at Baylor College of Medicine

Agustín Ruiz Laza, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of Fundació ACE (Barcelona, Spain)


Full conference registration: $420
*After September 16: $500

One-day registration:  $250
*After September 16: $300

Registration includes lunch, snacks and coffee on the selected day(s), as well as a welcome reception and the October 10 evening poster reception.

Meeting Registration is managed by the University of Washington conference services.

Registration is expected to open by mid-July.

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