Applied Statistics
Angiogenesis and Leukocytes in Atherosclerosis
Uptown Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland
Angiogenesis and Leukocytes in Atherosclerosis
Uptown Geneva

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, January 30, 2014
08:45:00 Registration
09:30:00 Esther Lutgens (Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Co-stimulation in cardiovascular disease: from mice to therapy Esther Lutgens
10:05:00 Filip Swirski (Harvard Medical School, US) Monocyte-macrophage flux in atherosclerosis Filip K. Swirski
10:40:00 Johan Duchene (Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany) Unexpected role for an ELR+CXCL chemokine in atherosclerosis Johan Duchene
11:30:00 Christian Weber (Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany) Chemokines and miRNAs in atherosclerosis Christian Weber
12:05:00 Karina Di Gregoli (Bristol Heart Institute, UK) MicroRNA-181b inhibition retards atherosclerotic plaque progression by increasing macrophage TIMP-3 expression Karina Di Gregoli
12:25:00 Abcam
14:00:00 Beerend Hierck (Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands) The endothelial primary cilium: sensing or signalling, that’s the question Beerend P Hierck
14:35:00 Brenda Kwak (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Connexins, shear stress-induced communication compartments and atherosclerosis Brenda Kwak
15:10:00 Jaap van Buul (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) The Rho-GEF Trio regulates flow-induced alignment of endothelial cells through the VE-cadherin mechanosensory complex Jaap van Buul
16:00:00 Fabrizio Montecucco (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Inflammatory molecules regulating neutrophil-mediated vulnerability in atherosclerosis Fabrizio Montecucco
16:35:00 Yael Nossent (Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands) TLR4 accessory molecule RP105 (CD180) regulates arteriogenesis and angiogenesis Yael Nossent
16:55:00 Poster session and drinks reception
21:25:00 Welcome and Introductions
Friday, January 31, 2014
06:00:00 New Presentation
09:00:00 Jean-Baptiste Michel (Université Paris Diderot, Inserm, France) Mechanism of intraplaque angiogenesis and consequences Jean-Baptiste Michel
09:35:00 Carole van der Donckt (Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium) A novel murine atherosclerosis model with extensive intraplaque neovascularization and haemorrhage
09:55:00 Margreet de Vries (Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands) VEGFR2 blockade enhances plaque neovessel maturation and decreases intraplaque hemorrhage Margreet de Vries
10:45:00 Gerard Pasterkamp (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands) The clinical value of neovessels in plaques: lessons from atherosclerotic biobanks Gerard Pasterkamp
11:20:00 Marie-Luce Bochaton-Piallat (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Calcium-binding proteins in arterial smooth muscle cell phenotypic changes Marie-Luce Bochaton-Piallat
11:40:00 Francois Mach (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Implications of B cells in atherosclerosis Francois Mach
13:15:00 Roland Stocker (Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia) The role of heme oxygenase-1 in ischemia-mediated neovascularization and energy reprogramming Roland Stocker
13:50:00 Jozef Dulak (Jagiellonian University, Poland) Role of Nrf2 transcription factor in non-inflammatory and ischemia-driven neovascularisation Jozef Dulak
14:10:00 John Keaney (University of Massachusetts, USA) Mitochondrial modulation of angiogenesis John F Keaney
15:15:00 Mat Daemen (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Atherosclerosis: a hypoxic disease? Mat Daemen
15:50:00 Jean-Marc Zingg (Tufts University, US) Induction of VEGF expression in monocytes by alpha-tocopherol and alpha-tocopheryl phosphate via PI3Kgamma/Akt and hTAP1/SEC14L2-mediated lipid exchange Jean-Marc Zingg
16:10:00 Beat Imhof (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Novel molecules involved in angiogenesis and regeneration Beat Imhof
16:15:00 Close
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