Wihuri Research Institute Symposium “Targeting Vascular Leak, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis”

Wihuri Research Institute Symposium “Targeting Vascular Leak, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis”

August 22-23, 2016
Biomedicum Helsinki, Finland
                                                          PROGRAMME (pdf)

August 22   Vascular Tie2/Tek targeting in disease

Chair Pipsa Saharinen

12:00-13:00  Biomedicum Helsinki Seminar, Lecture Hall 1

Susan Quaggin, Chicago: “Under Pressure” – “High Tek” Solutions for Diabetic Complications


13:00-14:00  Lunch on your own

Lecture Hall 3

14:00-14:30  Peter Campochiaro, Baltimore: Tie 2 in Diabetic Retinopathy

14:30-15:00  Samir Parikh, Boston: Tie2 as a rheostat in infection

August 23   Endothelial cells and atherosclerosis

8.55-9.00  A few words about the Wihuri Research Institute

Chairperson Kari Alitalo

09.00-09.40   Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Los Angeles: Interface of flow and metabolism in the regulation of vascular homeostasis

09.40-10.20  Hellmut Augustin, Heidelberg: Role of Ang/Tie signaling during atherosclerosis progression

10.20-10.50  Coffee break

Chairperson Petri Kovanen

10.50-11.30  Arnold von Eckardstein, Zürich: Interactions of HDL with the endothelium

11.30-12.10  Lars Bo Nielsen, Copenhagen: Lowering plasma cholesterol acutely changes the metabolism of LDL within atherosclerotic lesions

12.10-12.30  Katariina Öörni, Helsinki: LDL instability is a novel modifiable biomarker that predicts future cardiovascular deaths

Registration deadline 12.8.2016

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