The 33rd Annual Meeting of the European Section of the ISHR will be held in Bordeaux from the 1st until the 4th July 2015. It will be hosted by the University of Bordeaux (http://www.u-bordeaux.com). The University of Bordeaux is the fifth largest university in France with 63,000 students, including 7,500 foreign students, 3,900 researchers and 110 research units. It contains several major national research centres including various laboratories for major national centres (CNRS, Inserm, INRA, INRIA, IFREMER...). Ranked among the top universities in France, the University of Bordeaux is renowned for the quality of its academic courses and research.
Cardiology, whether it concerns clinical care or research, is a field for which Bordeaux has long been an internationally recognized site. The teams of clinicians and researchers have contributed to major scientific developments in the fields of atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, cardiac resynchronization therapy for patients suffering from heart failure and thrombosis. Such developments have led to therapeutic applications that have been carried out throughout the world.
You will be received by the teams of the institute Liryc (http://www.ihu-liryc.fr), a multidisciplinary research, clinical practice and training institute that is dedicated to understand electrical malfunctions of the heart. This institute is one of a kind in Europe and gathers together on one platform a unique concentration of worldwide renowned skills in the fields of cardiology, medical imagery, image analysis and modelling.
We have no doubt you will enjoy your stay in Bordeaux, the world capital of wine. 10,000 new inhabitants arrive every year in this attractive city and has a UNESCO World Heritage classification. As well as participating in excellent science, we hope you will take the opportunity to stroll through the streets of Bordeaux and appreciate its sights, restaurants and cafes.
Pierre Dos Santos / Rodolphe Fischmeister