9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Cardiac & Respiratory Physiology Themed Meeting
University of Birmingham


     *  Abstract Deadline:
       21st July 2010

     *  Registration Deadline:
       18th August 2010

   Including a focused symposium: Coping with hypoxaemia: strategies and
   solutions Focused symposium, posters and oral communications from all
   topics within the Theme, Cardiac & Respiratory Physiology.

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
09:00:00 Registration
09:45:00 Welcome and introduction
09:55:00 Session 1: O2 sensing mechanisms
10:00:00 The role of potassium channels in oxygen sensing Teresa Pérez-García
10:35:00 The role of haem proteins in oxygen sensing Paul Kemp
11:10:00 Refreshments
11:40:00 The role of AMP-activated protein kinase in oxygen sensing A. Mark Evans
12:15:00 C01 Oral Communication
12:30:00 C02 Oral Communication
12:45:00 C03 Oral Communication
13:00:00 Lunch
14:00:00 The effects of oxidative stress and hypoxia on glucocorticoid responsiveness
14:55:00 Session 2: Blood flow regulation
15:00:00 C04 Oral Communication
15:15:00 C05 Oral Communication
15:30:00 C06 Oral Communication
15:45:00 Refreshments
16:15:00 Pulmonary hypoxic vasoconstriction - role of K+
16:50:00 Pulmonary hypoxic vasoconstriction - role of ROS
17:25:00 Poster session
19:00:00 END OF DAY ONE
Thursday, September 2, 2010
08:30:00 Morning coffee
08:55:00 Session 3: Lessons from comparative studies
09:00:00 Evolution of hypoxic respiratory control Bill Milsom
09:35:00 Hypoxia responses in reptiles Tobias Wang
10:10:00 C07 Oral Communication
10:25:00 C08 Oral Communication
10:40:00 Refreshments
11:10:00 Cardiorespiratory adaptations in the master of anoxic survival - the crucian carp Göran Nilsson
11:45:00 C09 Oral Communication
12:00:00 C10 Oral Communication
12:15:00 C11 Oral Communication
12:30:00 Lunch
13:25:00 Session 4: Intermittent hypoxia
13:30:00 Intermittent hypoxia – functional consequences Nanduri Prabhakar
13:45:00 C12 Oral Communication
14:00:00 C13 Oral Communication
14:15:00 C14 Oral Communication
15:15:00 Refreshments
15:45:00 Intermittent hypoxia – origins and responses Shahrad Taheri
16:20:00 Short and longer term consequences of systemic hypoxia for the cardiovascular system Janice Marshall
16:55:00 Poster session
18:30:00 END OF DAY TWO
19:00:00 Society Dinner including an illustrated after dinner presentation by Chris Imray Chris Imray
Friday, September 3, 2010
08:30:00 Morning coffee
08:55:00 Session 5: Chronic hypoxia
09:00:00 Non-muscle location of myoglobin Andrew Cossins
09:35:00 Integrated responses to hypoxia signalling Martin Flück
10:10:00 C15 Oral Communication
10:25:00 C16 Oral Communication
10:40:00 Refreshments
11:10:00 Hypoxic signalling leading to pathophysiology Asif Ahmed
11:45:00 C17 Oral Communication
12:00:00 C18 Oral Communication
12:15:00 C19 Oral Communication
12:30:00 Theme Business discussions
13:25:00 Early Career Scientists’ Session
13:30:00 Lunch
14:30:00 Point/Counterpoint introduction
14:40:00 Oxygen sensing Paul Kemp
15:40:00 Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction – role of ROS Jeremy Ward, Stephen L. Archer
16:40:00 End of session
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