SASAT organized the First International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, Hemostasis and Transfusion Medicine at Tata Memorial Cancer Center, Mumbai, India in 1994. This conference was co-sponsored by the Institute of Immunohematology, Mumbai.
SASAT Organized the Second International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, Hemostasis and Transfusion Medicine, in Bangalore, India during December 19-21, 1996. More than three hundred registered participants attended the meetings. Fifty junior investigator award recipients also participated in the symposium. Over fifty non resident faculties from ten different countries attended the symposium. The symposium was cosponsored by the International Society on Thrombosis & Hemostasis (ISTH), SASAT, University of Minnesota, Thrombosis Research Institute, London, Indian Council of Medical Research, and Institute of Immunohematology.
SASAT organized the Third International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, Hemostasis & Transfusion Medicine, in New Delhi, India, on 29-31st October, 1998. CME Credits: The symposium was approved for CME credits of category 1 by the University of Minnesota. Awards: Fifty Junior investigator incentives were given to young physicians and scientists.
SASAT Chennai and Pondichery chapters were inaugurated on the 14th of March 1999, at Chennai by Prof M.S. Swaminathan. It was followed by a one day symposium on Diabetes and Atherosclerosis.
SASAT organized the Fourth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis at Bhaba Atomic Energy Research Center, Mumbai in December of 2000. This conference was co-sponsored by Institute of Immunohematology, Mumbai.
SASAT released a monograph on "Coronary Artery Disease in South Asians: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Prevention" during the SASAT Conference in Mumbai. Jaypee Medical Publishers, New Delhi, India (ISBN # 81 7179 811 X). email:firstname.lastname@example.org
SASAT organized The Fifth International Symposium on "Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis", at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRMCRI), Chennai, India between Oct. 25 to 27, under the leadership of Professor S. Thanikachalam, Dean of Faculties, Director, Cardiac Care Center, SRMCRI.
SASAT Kerala Chapter organized a one day pre-conference symposium in Trivnadrum on October 24th, 2002.
SASAT published a monograph on "Coronary Artery Disease: Risk Promoters, Pathophysiology and Prevention" Jaypee Medical Publishers, New Delhi, India 2005. (ISBN # 81-8061-450-6)
SASAT organized its Sixth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis at Hyderabad, India October 29-31, 2004. Highlight of the conference was a hour long video conference with the President of India, Abdul APJ Kalam.
SASAT organized the 7th International Symposium on Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis at Le Meridien in Bangalore in 2006.
SASAT Organized the 1st International Summit on Generic Drugs, Biologics and Biosimmilars at the Taj Hotel, New Delhi, India in 2007.
SASAT Organized the 2nd International Summit on Generic Drugs, Biologics and Biosimmilars at the India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India in 2008.
SASAT has organized half-day symposiums with International Union of Angiology in Lisbon (2006), Athens (2008) and Buenos Aires (2010)
SASAT has participated with North American Thrombosis Forum and American Society of Hematology in organizing educational and consensus conferences.
SASAT organized a science update for Indian Physicians at Amsterdam on November 13th with the faculty from Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard University.
SASAT organized the 10th International Symposium and 3rd international Summit on Generic Drugs, Biologics and Biosimmilars, in Bangalore, India December 2010.
SASAT organized the 11th International Symposium on Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis in Coimbatore on Januray 4th & 5th 2013. The theme of the conference was Prevention and Management of Cardio-Metabolic Disorders and Rehabilitation of Patients with MI and Stroke.
INDIA HEART WATCH
SASAT has partially funded a research project in India, Titled " India Heart Watch" to the tune of USD 20,000.00. This was made possible by a generous grant from Prof. Praksh Deedwania, Chief, Cardiovascular Division, University of California, Fresno. The estimated budget for this project is USD 65,000.00. We request all interested members to raise additional funds, so that this project could be completed on time. This project is headed by Prof. Rajeev Gupta of Jaipur. Specific aims of this project are as follows: To determine prevalence of major CVD risk factors in urban population of 20 States in India. To determine important life style determinants of these risk factors for CVDs. To assess regional differences in the prevalence of CVD risk factors. To formulate preventive policies appropriate for each region.