Conference Chairs
• Ivana Vaněčková, Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, CR
• John Pernow, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Honorary Conference Chair
• Masashi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Scientific Secretary
• Josef Zicha, Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, CR

International Advisory Board
• Matthias Barton, University of Zurich, Switzerland
• Ariela Benigni, Mario Negri Institute, Bergamo, Italy
• Pedro d’Orléans-Juste, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
• Adviye Ergul, Augusta University, USA
• Anthony P. Davenport, University of Cambridge, UK
• Noriaki Emoto, Kobe University, Japan
• Donald E. Kohan, University of Utah, USA
• David M. Pollock, University of Alabama, USA
• David J. Webb, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
• Masashi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan

International Scientific Committee
• Carmine Cardillo, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
• Jo De Mey, University of Southern Denmark, Odensee, Denmark
• Neeraj Dhaun, University of Edinburgh, UK
• Anil Gulati, Midwestern University, USA
• Pavel Jansa, Charles University, Prague, CR
• Radko Komers, Retrophin, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
• Janet Maguire, University of Cambridge, UK
• Jennifer Pollock, University of Alabama, USA
• Laura Rosano, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy
• Ernesto Schiffrin, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Canada
• Vladimír Tesař, Charles University, Prague, CR
• Pierre-Louis Tharaux, Paris Cardiovascular Research Centre, France

Local Organizing Committee
• Marcela Bürgelová, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, CR
• Věra Čertíková-Chábová, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Prague, CR
• Luděk Červenka, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, CR
• Pavel Jansa, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Prague, CR
• Vladimír Tesař, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Prague, CR
• Zdenka Vernerová, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Prague, CR