A Joint meeting of Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart.The upcoming meeting is a joint meeting of the ESC Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart. An exciting scientific programme, with outstanding invited speakers, in a beautiful setting of wonderful Villa Monastero, allowed scientific exchanges in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
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19.30 Dinner (Villa Cipressi)
Session II: Regenerative therapy for the heartChairs: Felix Engel (Germany) and Stephane Heymans (Belgium)09.00 – 09.30 Cardiomyocyte communication with its neighbours - Thomas Braun (Germany)09.30 – 10.00 In vivo selection of siRNAs to keep cardiomyocyte regenerative potential in adulthood - Mauro Giacca (Italy)10.00 – 10.30 Circadian rhythms in cardiac regeneration -Linda W. van Laake (Netherlands)10.30 – 11.00 2 Oral abstract presentations :
Session III: Interorgan communication via the metabolic highwayChairs: Rosalinda Madonna (Italy) and Jean-Luc Balligand (Belgium)
11.30 – 12.00 PGC1-α and the angiogenic balance as a switch in physiological vs pathophysiological adaptation of the heart -Zoltan Arany (USA)12.00 – 12.30 Systemic effects of cancer on regulation and function of the cardiac sarcomere - Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner (Germany)12.30 – 13.00 2 Oral abstract presentations :
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (Villa Cipressi)Session IV: Moderated Poster session (I) guided by Leon De Windt (Netherlands) and Manuel Mayr (GB)14.00 – 16.00 Poster session16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break (Villa Monastero)Session V: New insights into myocardial fibrosisChairs: Johann Bauersachs (Germany), Carlo Gabriele Tocchetti (Italy)16.30 – 17.00 Endothelial cells undergo EMT to generate myofibroblasts upon stress - Elizabeth Zeisberg (Germany)17.00 – 17.30 Lineage tracing reveals ADAM12+ pericytes as precursors of myofibroblasts - Lucie Peduto (France)17.30 – 17.45 Oral abstract presentation :
Deletion of Fn14 receptor protects from right heart fibrosis and dysfunction - Tatyana Novoyatleva (Germany)
17.45 – 18.00 Presentation by VisualSonics B.V.19.30 Dinner (Villa Cipressi)
Paracrine factors from cardiac fibroblasts protect cardiomyocytes against ischemia-reperfusion injury - Maryline Abrial (France)
The scientific program directors of the annual meeting of the ESC Working group on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart thank you for your abstract submission and for your interest. Only one abstract per submitter has been accepted.
The organizing committee will coordinate the hotel booking for you and will allocate rooms. You will be notified by email about the location of your hotel in Varenna (2-5 May 2013).
How to reach Varenna:
Please check the bus shuttle schedules from Milano/Malpensa to Milano Central StationPlease check the train schedules from Milano Central Station to Varenna
The ESC Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart wish to thank the support of their sponsors:
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