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Mini-symposium: ‘The ionic microenvironment in health and disease’


Mini-symposium: ‘The ionic microenvironment in health and disease’

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PROGRAM | OCTOBER 25TH 2018

08.30 – 09.00: Registration and welcome drink
09.00 - 09.05 Introduction
prof. dr. Piet Stinissen, Dean of the faculty of Medicine and Lifesciences, Hasselt University.
09.05 – 09.40: 'Dietary factors modulating the gut-immune axis and disease'
prof. Dr. Markus Kleinewietfeld, VIB Laboratory of Translational Immunomodulation, Center for Inflammation Research, Hasselt University.
09.40 – 10.15: 'Recovery of gut microbiota of healthy adults following antibiotics exposure'
Dr. Sofia Forslund, Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany.
10.15 – 10.50: 'HIF1A and NFAT5 coordinate Na+-boosted antibacterial defence via enhanced autophagy and autophagolysosomal targeting'
prof. Dr. Jonathan Jantsch, Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Hygiene, University Hospital of Regensburg, University of Regensburg, Germany. 
10.50 – 11.10: Coffee break
11.10 – 11.45: 'Your Microbes Care About Your Salt Intake'
prof. Dr. Dominik Müller, ECRC Berlin, a joint cooperation of MDC Berlin and Charité University Medicine, Berlin Institute of Health, Berlin, Germany.
11.45 – 12.20: 'Role of the interstitium and lymphatics in salt-sensitive hypertension'
prof. Dr. Helge Wiig, Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen Norway.
12.20 – 12.55: `Tregs in Autoimmune Disease', 
prof. Dr. David Hafler, Departments of Neurology and Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
12.55– 13.40: Lunch & get together