3rd Y-ECCO Basic Science Workshop

Feb 15, 2017
Target audience 
Physicians, Surgeons, Paediatricians, IBD nurses
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ECCO Membership
Regular/Y-ECCO/IBD Nurse Membership 2017 - register/renew now!
Registration fee
EUR 80 (half price for Y-ECCO, Affiliate and IBD Nurse Members) - incl. 21% Spanish VAT
CME accreditation
3 CME credits will be accredited
Note: Please register in advance, no onsite registration possible (registration deadline: February 1, 2017). The number of participants is limited. Registration will be on a first come, first served basis.
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    Final Programme

    3rd Y-ECCO Basic Science Workshop

    Room 120+121, Level 1

    • 12:30-12:35 1: Introduction
      Isabelle Cleynen, Leuven, Belgium
      12:35-13:50 Session 1 - Genetics in IBD - Moving beyond GWAS
      Miles Parkes, Cambridge, United Kingdom

      Dominik Bettenworth, Münster, Germany
        12:35-13:05 2: State of the art
      Miles Parkes, Cambridge, United Kingdom
        13:05-13:20 3: Abstract 1: Epigenetic alterations at diagnosis predict susceptibility, prognosis and treatment escalation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD Character
      Alex Adams, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
        13:20-13:35 4: Abstract 2: Metagenomics and metabolomics of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and their unaffected relatives
      Maaike Vancamelbeke, Leuven, Belgium
        13:35-13:50 5: Abstract 3: Complete metabonomic and microbiota profiling identifies biomarkers for anti-TNF therapy response
      Nik Sheng Ding, Melbourne, Australia
      13:50-14:10 Meet the speakers break
      14:10-15:25 Session 2 - Identifying novel targets in IBD using patient samples
      Jeff Barrett, Cambridge, United Kingdom
      Nik Sheng Ding, Melbourne, Australia
      14:10-14:40 6: State of the art
      Jeff Barrett, Cambridge, United Kingdom
        14:40-14:55 7: Abstract 4: The genetic risk in ER stress and autophagy translates into quantifiable epithelial ER stress levels in IBD patients
      Wiebe Vanhove, Leuven, Belgium
        14:55-15:10 8: Abstract 5: Molecular profiling of early Crohn's Disease reveals a prominent role for WNT5A
      Sare Verstockt, Leuven, Belgium
        15:10-15:25 9: Abstract 6: Transcriptomic profiling of intestinal macrophages isolated from patients reveals a profound gene expression reprogramming underlying IBD pathogenesis
      Suranga Dharmasiri, Southampton, United Kingdom
      15:25-15:30 Closing remarks and Y-ECCO best abstract awards
      Isabelle Cleynen, Leuven, Belgium