Prof. Dr. med.
Christian Kupatt
Geschäftsführender Oberarzt
089 4140 2947

Forschung Mol. Intervention Veranstaltungen

 

Cardiac Regeneration and Vascular Biology Conference

San Servolo, Venice, June 17th-19th 2015

 

                           

Convention Centre San Servolo,

Venice, Italy

June 17th – 19th 2015

             

DGK

Deutsche Gesellschaft für

Kardiologie, Herz-und  Kreislaufforschung e.V

 

 

 

 

Conference Program

   

Wednesday June 17th 2015

 

12:00 Welcome address

Christian Weber, Christian Kupatt

 

Session I:                 Novel vascular functions

Chairs: Florian Limbourg (Hannover)

Michael Potente (Bad Nauheim) 

                                                                              

12:00 – 12:45              Reinhardt Fässler (Munich)

                                   Mechanosensation and Mechanotransduction

 

12:50 - 13:10              Michael Potente (Bad Nauheim)  

                                   The link between angiogenesis and endothelial metabolism

 

13:15 – 13:35          Qi Chen (Münster)

Origin of cardiac pericytes  

 

Session II:                Molecular Therapy of Cardiomyopathy

Chairs: Bernd Fleischmann (Bonn)      Oliver Söhnlein (Munich)

 

13:40 – 14:00          Arne Hansen (Hamburg) 

                                Human engineered heart tissue - a versatile in vitro model

 

14:05 – 14:25          Johannes Backs (Heidelberg),

N

ovel twists of HDAC4 

 

14:30 – 14:45          Rabea Hinkel (Munich)

                                Vascular basis of diabetic cardiomyopathy

 

14:50 – 15:15         Coffee Break

 

Session III:               Inflammatory vascular remodeling

Chairs:          Sabine Steffens (Munich)    Daniel Sedding (Hannover)

 

15:15 – 15:30          Oliver Söhnlein (Munich),

                         Mechanisms of neutrophil instructed monocyte recruitment

 

15:35 – 15:50          Sabine Steffens (Munich)  

                               Novel aspects of sterile postischemic inflammation

 

15:55 – 16:10          Esther Lutgens (Amsterdam)    

                               Co-stimulation atherosclerosis: novel players and insights

 

16:15 – 16:30          Andrés Hidalgo (Matrid)

                               Neutrophil-platelet crosstalk in vascular inflammation

 

16:35 – 16:50          Maliheh Nazari-Jahantigh (Munich)

                                Role of microRNAs in macrophages during atherosclerosis

 

16:50 – 17:05          Coffee Break

 

17:10 – 18:10          Keynote Lecture   

Chair: Christian Weber (Munich)      Sek Kathiresan (Boston)

Developing medicines that mimic the natural successes  of the human genome

 

19:30                         Dinner at Westin Europe and Regina, Venice

                                  

 

Thursday June 18th 2015

 

Session IV:              Leducq Network CVGeneF(x)

Chairs:          Christian Weber (Munich)   Dan Rader (Philadelphia)

 

9:00 – 9:20             Dan Rader (Philadelphia)

                               Functional genomics of new pathways regulating lipid metabolism revealed through human genetics

 

9:25 – 9:45             Thomas Quetermous (Stanford)

                               Vascular wall disease pathways from coronary disease GWAS loci

                

 9:50 - 10:10            Endre Kiss-Toth (Sheffield)

                               Tribbles at the Crossroads… Modulation of immunity and lipid homeostasis via Tribbles-1 dependent mechanisms

 

10:15 - 10:35          Christian Weber (Munich)

                                Role of the CXCR4/CXCL12 axis in atherosclerosis

                

10:40 - 11:00           Coffee Break

 

11:00 - 11:20             Heribert Schunkert (Munich)  

                                   Linking coronary risk loci with underlying mechanisms     

 

 

Session V:               miRNAs and heart disease

Chairs:          Thomas Thum (Hannover)  Gianluigi Condorelli (Milan)

 

11:35 – 11:55          Thomas Thum (Hannover)  

                                Long noncoding RNA hits in the heart

 

12:00 – 12:20          Manuel Mayr (London)     

                               From MicroRNA Biomarkers to Function

 

12:25 - 12:45          Stefan Engelhardt (Munich) 

                                Role of microRNAs in myocardial remodeling

 

 

13:00 – 15:00         Lunch Break and Poster walk

 


 

Session VI:              Translational and novel therapies

Chairs:          Norbert Frey (Kiel)   Alessandra Moretti (Munich)

 

15:00 – 15:20          Karl-Ludwig Laugwitz (Munich)

                               Patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes as a tool for electrical cardiomyopathies

 

15:25 – 15:40          Robert David (Rostock)

                                Cardiac Pacemaker Cells from Stem Cells

 

15:45 – 16:05          Norbert Frey (Kiel)

                                RIP3 und Myozap, novel targets in cardiomyopathy

 

16:10 – 16:40          Paul Riley (Oxford)

                               Drug screening for activators of human epicardial cells