Enhancement of research competitiveness in molecular imaging at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald - EnVision

Second International Workshop: September 19-21, 2013, Alfried Krupp Kolleg Greifswald, Germany

"Molecular Imaging in Medical Research II"

Thursday, September 19   
6 p.m. Welcome
  Key note lecture
Duchenne muscular dystrophy: making the invisible visible
Volker Straub (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
7 p.m. Get Together
Friday, September 20  
8:30 a.m. Morning session - Imaging in neuromuscular diseases
Chairs: Heinrich Brinkmeier (Greifswald, Germany),
Martin Landsberger (Greifswald, Germany)
8:30 a.m. Ca2+ transients from isolated murine cardiomyocytes are modulated by nitric oxide (NO)
Matias Mosqueira (Heidelberg
9:05 a.m. Confocal imaging reveals altered nuclear Ca regulation in cardiac hypertrophy
Jens Kockskämper (Marburg, Germany)
9:40 a.m. Ultrastuctural and functional alterations of E-C coupling elements in dystrophin deficient-cardiomyocytes
Elizabeth Aguettaz (Poitiers, France)
10:15 a.m. Coffee break
10:45 a.m. Depth-resolved and label-free imaging of artificial and native tissues with multiphoton microscopy
Martin Vielreicher (Erlangen, Germany)
11:20 a.m. Calcium imaging in migrating cells
Bruno Constantin (Poitiers, France)
11:55 a.m. Function and Pharmacology of TRPV Channels in Muscle.
Urs Rüegg (Geneva, Switzerland)
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Afternoon session I - Imaging in cardiology and vascular malformations
Chair: Ute Felbor (Greifswald, Germany)
1:30 p.m. Seeing is believing - imaging zebrafish angiogenesis
Bettina Kirchmaier (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
2:05 p.m. Vascular Signaling - implications for neurovascular diseases
Andreas Fischer (Heidelberg, Germany)
2:40 p.m. News in clinical diagnostics and treatment of cerebral cavernous malformations
Ulrich Sure (Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
3:15 p.m. Coffee break
3:45 p.m. Afternoon session II - Imaging in cardiology and vascular malformations
Chairs: Ute Felbor (Greifswald, Germany),
Mihaela Delcea (Greifswald, Germany)
3:45 p.m. Imaging the murine carotid artery in vivo using multiphoton microscopy
Marc van Zandvoort (Maastricht, The Netherlands)
4:20 p.m. Disease modelling with human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes: a high content imaging approach
Gabor Foldes (London, UK)
4:55 p.m. Optical imaging of the cardio vasculature using two-photon laser scanning microscopy
Remco Megens (Munich, Germany)
7:00 p.m. Dinner at the "Tischlerei"
Saturday, September 21  
9:00 a.m. Morning session I - Imaging in gastroenterology
Chairs: Markus M. Lerch (Greifswald, Germany),
Cindy van den Brandt (Greifswald, Germany)
9:00 a.m. Calcium and reactive oxygen species in acute pancreatitis: friend or foe?
David Criddle (Liverpool, UK)
9:35 a.m. Measuring calcium signals and exocytosis in tissues.
Peter Thorn (Queensland, Australia)
10:10 a.m. Central role of mitochondrial injury in the pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis.
Peter Hegyi (Szeged, Hungary)
10:45 a.m. Coffee break
11:05 a.m. Morning session II - Imaging in gastroenterology
Chairs: Julia Mayerle (Greifswald, Germany),
Matthias Sendler (Greifswald, Germany)
11:05 a.m. The acinar-ductal tango in the pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis.
Zoltan Rakonczay, Jr (Szeged, Hungary)
11:40 a.m. Premature intracellular Protease activation.
Ashok K. Saluja (Minneapolis, USA)
12:15 p.m. Cellular geography of IP3 receptors, STIM and Orai: a lesson from secretory epithelial cells.
Alexei Tepikin (Liverpool, UK)
1:00 p.m. Lunch