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Earl W. Davie Symposium
November 15, 2018
This annual 1-day symposium, in honour of Dr. Earl W. Davie, features presentations by local experts in vascular biology, hemostasis-thrombosis, cardiovascular and neurologic disease.
Dr. Earl Davie’s research has elucidated many areas of coagulation and led to effective treatments for patients with a range of bleeding disorders. He and his colleagues devised the revolutionary Waterfall Sequence for Blood Clotting. Dr. Davie applied cutting edge technologies to identify and characterize the coagulation proteins in detail throughout the 1960s and ’70s, and subsequently isolated, sequenced, and expressed the genes for these clotting factors. For his many critical achievements, Dr. Davie has been widely acclaimed and has received numerous international awards. He is a member of the US National Academy of Science and is a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Washington in Seattle.
The CBR is excited to present its 12th Annual Earl Davie Symposium on November 15, 2018! This full-day symposium will be held at the Segal Building, 500 Granville Street a wonderful venue in downtown Vancouver.
This 1-day event in honour of the discoverer of the coagulation cascade, features presentations by experts in vascular biology, hemostasis-thrombosis, inflammation, cardiovascular and neurovascular disease and facilitates knowledge exchange between researchers and physicians. The 12th Annual Earl Davie Symposium focuses on cutting edge advances in the understanding and treatment of hemophilia, thrombosis, and bleeding disorders.