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Invited Speakers

Proposed Schedule

Sunday (July 1)

  • 18:00 Welcome address and organizational remarks: Gerhard Rödel (Dresden), Henning Morawietz (Dresden), Richard Siow (London)
  • 18:30 Ferdinand le Noble (Karlsruhe): Vascular development and differentiation
  • 19:00 Get-together

Monday (July 2)

Introductory lecture to topic of methods seminar A

  • 9:00 Reinier A. Boon (Frankfurt/Amsterdam): Regulation of lnRNAs and epigenetics in response to flow
  • 9:30-12:30 Methods seminar A, B, C (10 students per group)
    A) Application of shear stress to endothelial cells (ibidi)
    B) Vascular function ex vivo: Mulvany myograph (DMT)
    C) Vascular function in vivo: Retinal vessel analysis (Imedos)
  • 12:30-14:00 Lunch, Excursion to Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Oral presentations

  • 14:00 Angela Shore (Exeter): Impact of cardiovascular risk factors on microvascular function
  • 14:30 Jaap van Buul (Amsterdam): Leukocyte - Endothelium interactions: A local affair
  • 15:00 Triantafyllos Chavakis (Dresden): Del-1 and endothelial-leukocyte interaction

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

  • 16:00-16:30 Markus Sperandio (Munich): Blood cell development during mouse fetal ontogeny in vivo
  • 16:30-17:00 Richard Siow (London): Regulation of microRNAs by flow
  • 17:00-18:00 Posters of PhD students Part 1 + Meet the experts

Social activity (Restaurant "La Campagnola")

Tuesday (July 3)

Introductory lecture to topic of methods seminar B

  • 9:00 Katrin Schröder (Frankfurt): NADPH oxidases and vascular function
  • 9:30-12:30 Methods seminar A, B, C (10 students per group)
    A) Application of shear stress to endothelial cells (ibidi)
    B) Vascular function ex vivo: Mulvany myograph (DMT)
    C) Vascular function in vivo: Retinal vessel analysis (Imedos)
  • 12:30-14:00 Lunch, Excursion to Center of Regenerative Therapies Dresden

14:00-15:30, coffee break,

  • 16:00-17:00, Oral presentations:
  • 14:00 Graeme M. Birdsey (London): Control of endothelial homeostasis
  • 14:30 Józef Dulak (Kraków): Cardiovascular functions of heme oxygenase-1: more than cytoprotection
  • 15:00 Charalambos Antoniades (Oxford): Crosstalk between adipose tissue and the cardiovascular system

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

  • 16:00 Esther Lutgens (Amsterdam/Munich): Atherosclerosis, lipids and immune cells
  • 16:30 Marta Cześnikiewicz-Guzik (Glasgow/Kraków): Models of systemic inflammation in vascular biology
  • 17:00-18:00 Posters of PhD students Part 2 + Meet the experts

Individual social activity

Wednesday (July 4)

Introductory lectures to topic of methods seminar C

  • 9:00 Fiona Wilkinson (Manchester): Endothelial microparticles: Pathogenic or passive players in endothelial dysfunction?
  • 9:30 Boy Houben (Maastricht): Microvascular function in (pre)diabetic patients - The Maastricht study
  • 10:00 Henner Hanssen (Basel): Retinal vessel analysis: Biomarker of cardiovascular risk
  • 10:30-13:30 Methods seminar A, B, C (10 students per group)
    A) Application of shear stress to endothelial cells (ibidi)
    B) Vascular function ex vivo: Mulvany myograph (DMT)
    C) Vascular function in vivo: Retinal vessel analysis (Imedos)
  • 13:30-14:00 Lunch

Social activity (Saxon Switzerland)

Thursday (July 5)

  • 9:00 Henning Morawietz (Dresden): How to write your paper
  • 9:30 Ulrich Pohl (Munich): Go public with your work. What? When? Where? "Editorial comments" from ESM's Journal of Vascular Research
  • 10:00-10:30, coffee break, industrial exhibition
  • 10:30 Tomasz Guzik (Glasgow/Kraków): How to publish in Cardiovascular Research
  • 11:00 Jeremy Pearson (London): How to get funding for your research
  • 11:30 Henning Morawietz (Dresden), Richard Siow (London): Closing Remarks & Poster Awards

Poster sessions

Poster dimensions should correspond to portrait DIN A0 format. Dimensions are (width × height): 841 x 1189 mm (or 33.1 x 46.8 in).

Monday (July 2)

17:00-18:30 Posters of MD/PhD students Part 1 + Meet the experts
Uneven numbers (P1-P29) selected from submitted abstracts

  • P01 - Anticontractile role of TASK-1 channels in arteries from 1-2-week-old but not adult rats
    Anastasia Shvetsova, Dina Gaynullina, Olga Tarasova, Rudolf Schubert (Moscow / Mannheim)
  • P03 - Role of ABL1 and VE-PTP in the regulation of eNOS phosphorylation on Y81
    Mauro Siragusa, Anna Strano, Ingrid Fleming (Frankfurt)
  • P05 - Expression of Notch3 and Notch target genes in CADASIL mutants
    Daniel V. Oliveira, Sonja Bergmann, Minh P. Vuong, Raj Kalaria, Kirsten G. Coupland, Helena Karlström (Stockholm / Newcastle)
  • P07 - Hydrogen sulfide generating enzymes and the metabolic regulation of stem cells
    Janina Wittig, Sven Zukunft, Georgia Ciliberti, Timo Frömel, Malte Tiburcy, Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann, Jiong Hu, Sofia-Iris Bibli, Ingrid Fleming (Frankfurt / Göttingen)
  • P09 - Influence of plasma proteins on the inhibition of platelet aggregation by adenosine receptor agonists
    Joanna Wzorek, Magdalena Boncler, Cezary Watala (Lodz)
  • P11 - Pharmacological reprogramming improves the functional and regenerative capacity of senescent endothelial cells
    Katrin Kalies, Laura Korte, Stevan Stojanovic, Kai Knoepp, Jochen Dutzmann, Johann Bauersachs, Daniel Sedding (Hannover)
  • P13 - Small molecule mediated inhibition of bFGF reduces in vivo angiogenesis and is a promising candidate to combat intraplaque angiogenesis in atherosclerosis
    L. Parma, M.R. De Vries, H.A.B. Peters, P.H.A. Quax (Leiden)
  • P15 - Investigate the unique role of coding and non-coding RNAs in iPS-ECs generated from diabetic donors to rescue endothelial cell dysfunction
    Magdalini Eleftheriadou, Corey Magee, Sophia Kelaini, Marianna Tsifaki, David Grieve, David Grieve, Alan W Stitt, Andriana Margariti (Belfast)
  • P17 - The effect of LOX-1 on endothelial function in coronary arterioles in atherosclerotic ApoE knockout mice (research plan)
    Mark Kantor (Budapest)
  • P19 - Transgenic overexpression of dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase 1 protects from angiotensin II - induced cardiac hypertrophy and vascular remodeling.
    Natalia Jarzebska, Irakli Kopaliani, Silke Brilloff, Anne Kolouschek, Jens Martens-Lobenhoffer, Stefanie M. Bode-Böger, Andreas Deussen, Norbert Weiss, Roman N. Rodionov (Dresden)
  • P21 - Glycomimetics; a novel therapeutic strategy to restore diabetic endothelial progenitor cell function for improved wound healing
    Edwards N.; Langford-Smith, A.W.W.; Hasan, A.; Weston, R.; Jones, A.M.; Rashid, S.T.; Boulton, A., Bowling, F.; Alexander, M.Y.;  Wilkinson, F.L. (Manchester / Kuala Lumpur / Edgbaston)
  • P23 - Up-regulation of eNOS-derived NO in the vasculature significantly contribute to systemic adaptation to blood loss anemia
    P.Wischmann, F. Barbarino, T. Suvorava, V. Kuhn, S. Becher, M. Kelm, M. Cortese-Krott (Düsseldorf)
  • P25 - Childhood obesity and hypertension determine micro- and macrovascular phenotype in a population of primary school children: the EXAMIN YOUTH Study
    Sabrina Köchli, Katharina Endes, Ramona Steiner, Luca Engler, Julia Grenacher, Arno Schmidt Trucksäss, Lukas Zahner, Henner Hanssen (Basel)
  • P27 - Identification and characterization of functional and plasmatic markers of microvascular dysfunction for the prediction of adverse outcome after major surgery – a translational approach
    Sophie Ellermann, Matijs van Meurs, Rianne Jongman, Thomas Kaufmann, Gregor Theilmeier, Thomas Scheeren (Groningen / Oldenburg)
  • P29 - The push and pull of endothelial integrity is balanced by Cdc42 and RhoB GTPases
    Vanessa Meyn, J. Amado-Azevedo, M. Pronk, I. Kovacevic, V.W. van Hinsbergh, PL Hordijk (Amsterdam)

Tuesday (July 3)

17:00-18:30 Posters of MD/PhD students Part 2 + Meet the experts
Even numbers (P2-P30) selected from submitted abstracts

  • P01 - Anticontractile role of TASK-1 channels in arteries from 1-2-week-old but not adult rats
    Anastasia Shvetsova, Dina Gaynullina, Olga Tarasova, Rudolf Schubert (Moscow / Mannheim)
  • P03 - Role of ABL1 and VE-PTP in the regulation of eNOS phosphorylation on Y81
    Mauro Siragusa, Anna Strano, Ingrid Fleming (Frankfurt)
  • P05 - Expression of Notch3 and Notch target genes in CADASIL mutants
    Daniel V. Oliveira, Sonja Bergmann, Minh P. Vuong, Raj Kalaria, Kirsten G. Coupland, Helena Karlström (Stockholm / Newcastle)
  • P07 - Hydrogen sulfide generating enzymes and the metabolic regulation of stem cells
    Janina Wittig, Sven Zukunft, Georgia Ciliberti, Timo Frömel, Malte Tiburcy, Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann, Jiong Hu, Sofia-Iris Bibli, Ingrid Fleming (Frankfurt / Göttingen)
  • P09 - Influence of plasma proteins on the inhibition of platelet aggregation by adenosine receptor agonists
    Joanna Wzorek, Magdalena Boncler, Cezary Watala (Lodz)
  • P11 - Pharmacological reprogramming improves the functional and regenerative capacity of senescent endothelial cells
    Katrin Kalies, Laura Korte, Stevan Stojanovic, Kai Knoepp, Jochen Dutzmann, Johann Bauersachs, Daniel Sedding (Hannover)
  • P13 - Small molecule mediated inhibition of bFGF reduces in vivo angiogenesis and is a promising candidate to combat intraplaque angiogenesis in atherosclerosis
    L. Parma, M.R. De Vries, H.A.B. Peters, P.H.A. Quax (Leiden)
  • P15 - Investigate the unique role of coding and non-coding RNAs in iPS-ECs generated from diabetic donors to rescue endothelial cell dysfunction
    Magdalini Eleftheriadou, Corey Magee, Sophia Kelaini, Marianna Tsifaki, David Grieve, David Grieve, Alan W Stitt, Andriana Margariti (Belfast)
  • P17 - The effect of LOX-1 on endothelial function in coronary arterioles in atherosclerotic ApoE knockout mice (research plan)
    Mark Kantor (Budapest)
  • P19 - Transgenic overexpression of dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase 1 protects from angiotensin II - induced cardiac hypertrophy and vascular remodeling.
    Natalia Jarzebska, Irakli Kopaliani, Silke Brilloff, Anne Kolouschek, Jens Martens-Lobenhoffer, Stefanie M. Bode-Böger, Andreas Deussen, Norbert Weiss, Roman N. Rodionov (Dresden)
  • P21 - Glycomimetics; a novel therapeutic strategy to restore diabetic endothelial progenitor cell function for improved wound healing
    Edwards N.; Langford-Smith, A.W.W.; Hasan, A.; Weston, R.; Jones, A.M.; Rashid, S.T.; Boulton, A., Bowling, F.; Alexander, M.Y.;  Wilkinson, F.L. (Manchester / Kuala Lumpur / Edgbaston)
  • P23 - Up-regulation of eNOS-derived NO in the vasculature significantly contribute to systemic adaptation to blood loss anemia
    P.Wischmann, F. Barbarino, T. Suvorava, V. Kuhn, S. Becher, M. Kelm, M. Cortese-Krott (Düsseldorf)
  • P25 - Childhood obesity and hypertension determine micro- and macrovascular phenotype in a population of primary school children: the EXAMIN YOUTH Study
    Sabrina Köchli, Katharina Endes, Ramona Steiner, Luca Engler, Julia Grenacher, Arno Schmidt Trucksäss, Lukas Zahner, Henner Hanssen (Basel)
  • P27 - Identification and characterization of functional and plasmatic markers of microvascular dysfunction for the prediction of adverse outcome after major surgery – a translational approach
    Sophie Ellermann, Matijs van Meurs, Rianne Jongman, Thomas Kaufmann, Gregor Theilmeier, Thomas Scheeren (Groningen / Oldenburg)
  • P29 - The push and pull of endothelial integrity is balanced by Cdc42 and RhoB GTPases
    Vanessa Meyn, J. Amado-Azevedo, M. Pronk, I. Kovacevic, V.W. van Hinsbergh, PL Hordijk (Amsterdam)

Topics: Aging, Angiogenesis, Apoptosis, Arteriovenous differentiation, Atherosclerosis, Cell/vessel interaction, Endothelial cell biology, Epigenetics in vascular cells, Hemodynamic forces, Hemostasis and thrombosis, Hypoxia-oxygen sensing, Inflammation, Ischemia/reperfusion, Leukocyte biology, Lymphatics, Microcirculation, NO/ADMA, Oxidative stress and redox signaling, Oxygen transport to tissue, Perivascular adipose tissue, Platelets, Progenitor cells, Renal vasculature, Stem cells in microcirculation, Vascular biology, Vascular calcification, Vascular permeability, Vascular remodeling, Vascular regeneration, Vascular smooth muscle cells, Vascular tone.

Methods seminars

Groups (10 students each)

Group A

Group B

Group C

Anastasia Shvetsova

Daniel Oliveira

Joanna Wzorek

Katrin Kalies

Lukas Streese

Mark Kantor

Nele Warmke

Sabrina Köchli

Sophie Ellermann

Stevan Stojanovic

Anika Springer

Eleni Liapi

Laura Parma

Magdalini Eleftheriadou

Maximilian Matthies

Nicola Edwards

Nina Wolska

Reginald van der Kwast

Sandro Satta

Vanessa Meyn

Anna Strano

Claudia Al-Mardini

Janina Wittig

Joachim Schmidt

Juliane Rieger

Kristin Kräker

Marije Mossel

Natalia Jarzebska

Patricia Wischmann

Wenjie Li

Monday

Application of shear stress to endothelial cells

Monday

Vascular function ex vivo: Mulvany myograph

Monday

Vascular function in vivo: Retinal vessel analysis

Tuesday

Vascular function ex vivo: Mulvany myograph

Tuesday

Vascular function in vivo: Retinal vessel analysis

Tuesday

Application of shear stress to endothelial cells

Wednesday

Vascular function in vivo: Retinal vessel analysis

Wednesday

Application of shear stress to endothelial cells

Wednesday

Vascular function ex vivo: Mulvany myograph

Venue: Medical-Theoretical Center – MTZ – Building 91