6th SciCom Workshop: Fat in IBD - Much more than an innocent bystander

Feb 15, 2018
Target audience 
Basic scientists and interested clinicians
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EUR 80 (half price for Y-ECCO, Affiliate and IBD Nurse Members) - incl. 20% Austrian VAT
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6th SciCom Workshop:
Fat in IBD - Much more than an innocent bystander
(as of October 2017)

  • Fat in IBD - Much more than an innocent bystander
    08:45-10:25 Session 1
    Gerhard Rogler, Zurich, Switzerland
    Sebastian Zeissig, Dresden, Germany
      08:45-08:55 1: Welcome & Introduction
    Britta Siegmund, Berlin, Germany
      08:55-09:25 2: Fat and inflammation in obesity
    Annette Schürmann, Nuthetal, Germany
    09:25-09:55 3: Working with lipids in basic science - pitfalls and opportunities
    Sebastian Zeissig, Dresden, Germany
      09:55-10:25 4: Mesenteric fat and immune regulation - can abdominal fat control intestinal inflammation
    Britta Siegmund, Berlin, Germany
    10:25-10:45 Coffee break
    10:45-11:55 Session 2
    Britta Siegmund, Berlin, Germany
    Shomron Ben-Horin, Ramat Gan, Israel
      10:45-11:05 5: Angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis in mesenteric adipose tissue in IBD
    Silvio Danese, Milan, Italy
      11:05-11:25 6: Fat and mesenchymal cell interactions - role in fibrosis and creeping fat formation
    Ren Mao, Cleveland, United States
    11:25-11:45 7: Fat: Unsuspected modulator of response to therapy
    Sreedhar Subramanian, Liverpool, United Kingdom
      11:45-11:55 8: Closing remarks
    Britta Siegmund, Berlin, Germany