Preliminary Agenda

 

Day 1: 18th October 2019

8:30Conference Registration
10:00Opening Remarks
10:15

Scientific Session A: Plenary Talk

  • New frontiers in cytological diagnosis of cancer: from molecular testing to machine learning
  • Jianyu Rao
  • Department of Pathology and Lab Med, UCLA Los Angeles, CA, USA
11:00

Scientific Session B

  • Cancer spread to bone and biomarker discovery: towards personalised medicine in a major disease complication
  • Janet E Brown
  • Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
  • New strategies for cancer immunotherapy with genetically engineered T cells
  • Shao-An Xue
  • Xi’An University, Xi’An, China
12:00

Lunch

13:00

Scientific Session C

  • Assessing The Impact of Switching to Tobacco Heating System (THS2.2) on Cardiovascular Events: Translating Basic Science into Clinical Benefit
  • Ashraf Elamin
  • Philip Morris Products SA, Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • A new polylipoic acid-based nano-platform for heart diseases treatment
  • Chiara Castellani
  • University of Padua, Dept. of Cardiac, Thoracic-Vascular Sciences and Public Health, Padua, Italy
14:00

Scientific Session D

  • Pre-clinical evaluation of EP4 receptor agonist for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Irena Mlinarič-Raščan
  • University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Evaluating biomarkers for laboratory medicine; a practical toolbox
  • Phillip Monaghan
  • The Christie Pathology Partnership, Manchester, United Kingdom
15:00

Coffee Break

16:00

Scientific Session E

  • Identification of a quaternary ammonium compound with antiviral activity against herpes simplex viruses type 1 and type 2 in human gingival fibroblasts
  • Diana Alvarez Espejo
  • Millennium Institute on Immunology and Immunotherapy, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
  • Translational Medicine Research in China
  • Xu Shixia
  • The 6th Medical Center of PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China
  • Dietary natural products for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders
  • John T. Weber
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada
17:00

Scientific Session F: Poster Session

18:00

Day End

Day 2: 19th October 2019

8:00Conference Registration
09:30

Scientific Session A: Plenary Talk 1

  • Melanoma: in silico analysis and experimental validation for diagnostic/therapeutic applications
  • Antonio Facchiano
  • Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata, IDI-IRCCS, Rome, Italy
10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Scientific Session B

  • Hereditary Haemochromatosis: time for routine testing?
  • David Melzer
  • University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Comparing the degradation of a lean MgZnCa alloy in old, osteoporotic & juvenile, growing rats
  • Nicole Gabriele Grün
  • Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
12:00

Lunch

13:00

Scientific Session C

  • AI-based machine learning for bone marrow smear evaluation
  • Mingyi Chen
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
  • Usefulness of ultrasonography for prostate cancer follow-up in a rodent model of cancer (chemically-induced)
  • Ana I. Faustino-Rocha
  • Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, Lisbon, Portugal
14:00

Scientific Session D

  • A Mutation Outside the Dimerization Domain Causing Atypical Sting-Associated Vasculopathy in Infancy
  • Timothy Holmes
  • Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • Impact of metabolic factors on hepatic steatosis in patients with ch. hepatitis B
  • Michael Baclig
  • Research and Biotechnology, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • MCO-multiple criteria optimization-based gene selection: A deterministic tool for the analysis of genomic data
  • Isis Narvaez-Bandera
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Scientific Session E

  • Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, preeclapmsia or stroke? A diagnostic dilemma
  • Vikesh Patel & Bhavna Ramachandran
  • Lister Hospital & University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Lower back pain arising from a primary intradural paraganglioma
  • En Lin Goh
  • University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
16:30

Closing Remarks & Conference End