#CPHBAT2019

Program

May 2-4, 2019

Organized by Rigshospitalet and University of Copenhagen

 

Time: June 3rd-4th 2019

Venue: Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Organizing committee: Camilla Scheele, Søren Nielsen, and Bente Klarlund Pedersen

Poster evaluation committee: Will be announced later

June 3

11:00-12:00 Registration and Lunch, Royal Danish Academy

Keynote lecture: 12:00-13:00

Chair: Bente Klarlund Pedersen, Centre for Physical Activity Research (CFAS), Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Philipp E. Scherer, Touchstone Diabetes Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Adiponectin, Leptin and the Dance they Perform around Brown and White Adipocytes

Session 1: 13:00-14:30

Chair: Camilla Scheele, NFF Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen & CFAS, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Christian Wolfrum, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zürich. 

Brown adipose plasticity – beyond brown and brite.

Yu-Hua Tseng, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston. 

New pathways for regulation of energy metabolism

Short talks: 

Henna Tyynismaa, Finland Stem Cells and Metabolism Research Program, University of Helsinki

Redox sensitive co-chaperone GRPEL2 links mitochondrial import proteostasis to regulation of brown and white adipose metabolism

Manu Sudhakar, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Reserach Institute

Exosomes mediate metabolite dependent crosstalk between browning of adipocytes and angiogenesis

Coffee: 14:30 - 15:00

Session 2: 15:00-17:00

Chair: Søren Nielsen,  Centre for Physical Activity Research (CFAS), Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Jan-Wilhelm Kornfeld, ​University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Plasticity of BAT signaling responses during cold exposure and metabolic disease

Gregory Steinberg, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton

Hormonal Regulation of Brown and Beige Adipose Tissue Function

Patrick Rensen, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, 

Role of brown fat in lipoprotein metabolism: tools, targets and tracers

Jan Nedergaard, Department of Molecular Biosciences , The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University

What talks to brown fat?

Poster session and networking: 17:00 - 18:00

June 4

Session 3: 09:00-10:30

Chair: Zach Gerhart-Hines, NFF Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen. 

Susanne Mandrup, ​Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Transcriptional networks and epigenomic mechanisms driving adipocyte differentiation

Kirsty Spalding, ​Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska institutet, Stockholm

White adipose tissue and metabolic disease in humans

Mikael Ryden, ​Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm

Some novel aspects on white adipose tissue function

Coffee: 10:30 - 11:00

Session 4: 11:00-12:00

Chair: Naja Jespersen, Centre for Physical Activity Research (CFAS), Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Niels Jessen, ​Institut for Klinisk Medicin, Århus University

Increasing energy expenditure in a human perspective

Short talks: 

Jonatan Ruiz, Spain Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Granada

Role of brown adipose tissue and adaptive thermogenesis in the metabolic healthy but obese phenotype

Kirsi Virtanen, Turku PET Centre, Turku University Hospital

Secretin activates brown fat in humans

Lunch: 12:00 - 13:00

Session 5: 13:00-15:00

Chair: Elena Bellafante, Associate Editor, Nature Metabolism

David Guertin, ​Program in Molecular Medicine, UMass Medical School, Worcester,

Noncanonical mTOR Signaling in Brown Adipose Metabolism

Aaron Cypess, ​Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch, NIDDK, NIH

A Diversity of Metabolic Responses to Human Brown Adipose Tissue Activation

André Carpentier, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Centre de recherche du CHUS, Université de Sherbrooke 
The role of adipose tissues in dietary fatty acid partitioning to other organs in humans

Camilla Scheele,  NFF Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen. 

Human brown fat in Obesity

Coffee: 15:00 - 15:30

Session 6: 15:30-17:00

Chair: Brice Emanuelli, NFF Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen. 

Silvia Corvera, ​ University of Massachusetts Medical School

TBA

Mark Febbraio, Professor and Division Head - Diabetes and Metabolism, Garvan Institute 

An unexpected role for the Angiotensin  II receptor antagonist Telmisartan  in adipose tissue browning

Barbara Cannon, Department of Molecular Biosciences , The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University

How brown is human brown fat?

Poster session and networking: 17:00 - 18:00

Conference dinner: 19:00 BÆST, Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 Copenhagen map

June 5

Departure

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