CLEPSO Meeting 2018 - Program

Clinical Epigenetics International Meeting

Thursday March 8th – Friday March 9th, 2018

Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Day one, March 8th, 2018

Get together 9:30 h – 10:00 h

Reception

 

Ulrich Mahlknecht, Conference Organizer

 

Keynote Speakers

 

Session Chairs: Lucia ALTUCCI and Janos MINAROVITS

 

10:00 h – 10:30 h Alessio SQUASSINA, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Recent Trends on the Role of Epigenomics and Noncoding RNAs in Mood Stabilizing Treatment

 

10:30 h – 11:00 h Sam KEATING, Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Epigenetics and the Immune System

 

11:00 h – 11:30 h Jim DAVIE, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Epigenetic Profiling of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Type II Diabetes

 

11:30 h – 12:00 h Janos MINAROVITS, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Epigenetic Dysregulation Through Infectious Disease

  

Lunch break 12:00 h – 13:00 h

 

Session Chairs: Christian HEDRICH and Fabio COPPEDÈ

 

13:00 h – 13:30 h Lucia ALTUCCI, University of Naples, Naples, Italy

From Single-Target to Multi-Target Epigenetic Therapeutics

 

13:30 h – 14:00 h Christian HEDRICH, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

On the Epigenetics of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 

 

14:00 - 14:30 h Fabio COPPEDÈ, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Pharmacoepigenetics and Pharmacoepigenomics of Gastrointestinal Cancers  

 

14:30 h – 15:00 h Pamela MUNSTER, University of California, San Francisco CA, USA

Select HDAC Enzyme Expression as Host Specific Biomarkers

  

Coffee break 15:00 h – 15:30 h

 

Session Chairs: Wolfgang WAGNER and Gerd PFEIFER

 

15:30 h – 16:00 h Gerd PFEIFER, Cancer for Epigenetics, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Oxidation of 5-Methylcytosine in Development and Disease

 

16:00 h – 16:30 h Jesper Boje ANDERSEN, Univesity of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark 

Epigenetics of Cholangiocarcinoma

 

16:30 h – 17:00 h Charlotte LING, University of Lund, Malmö, Sweden

The Effects of High Glucose Exposure on Global Gene Expression and DNA Methylation in Human Pancreatic Islets.

   

 

End of Day one

 

 

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Day two, March 9th, 2018

 

Session Chairs: Charlotte LING and Henk STUNNENBERG

 

9:00 h – 9:30 h Wim Van Den BERGHE, University of Antwerp, Belgium

BRCA Methylation Changes in Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

 

9:30 h – 10:00 h David S. SCHRUMP, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

Epigenetics of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

 

10:00 h – 10:30 h Henk STUNNENBERG, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands 

The Interplay of Epigenetic Marks During Stem Cell Differentiation and Development.

 

Coffee break 10:30 h – 11:00 h

 

Session Chairs: Anton SHOSTAK and Wim Van Den BERGHE

 

11:00 h – 11:30 h Bart P.F. RUTTEN, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands

On the Epigenetics of Aging, Neurodegeneration and Brain Cancer

 

11:30 h – 12:00 h Anton SHOSTAK, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Circadian Clock, Cell Division, and Cancer: From Molecules to Organism.

 

12:00 h – 12:30 h Edyta RESZKA, Department of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, Nofer Institute of Occupational Diseases, Lodz, Poland

Circadian Gene Variants and Breast Cancer.

 

Lunch break 12:00 h – 13:00 h

 

Session Chairs: Jim DAVIE and Michael SCHNEKENBURGER

  

13:30 h – 14:00 h Vessela N. KRISTENSEN, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

DNA Methylation at Enhancers Identifies Distinct Breast Cancer Lineages.

 

14:00 h – 14:30 h Arpad PATAI, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

Clinical Implications of DNA Methylation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colorectal Polyps and Cancer

 

14:30 h – 15:00 h James D. FLANAGAN, Imperial College of London, London, UK

Epigenome-Wide Association Studies for Breast Cancer Risk and Risk Factors.

 

15:00 h Ulrich MAHLKNECHT

End of Congress, farewell

 

Farewell coffee break

 

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