Cell symposia : Angiogenesis, Metabolic Regulation, and Cancer Biology in association with VIB

Angiogenesis, Metabolic Regulation, and Cancer Biology
in association with VIB

July 6 - 8, 2012
Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium

Keynote Speakers

Kari Alitalo, Haartman Institute, Helsingin Yliopisto, Finland
Chi Van Dang, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Confirmed Speakers

Peter Carmeliet, VIB & Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Gabriele Bergers, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Stefanie Dimmeler, Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ralph DeBerardinis, University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
Michele De Palma, Institut Suisse de Recherche Experimentale sur le Cancer (ISREC), Switzerland
Napoleone Ferrara, Genentech, USA
Holger Gerhardt, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, UK & VIB, Belgium
Douglas Hanahan, Institut Suisse de Recherche Experimentale sur le Cancer (ISREC), Switzerland
Adrian Harris, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
Timothy Hla, Center for Vascular Biology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, USA
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Joseph Loscalzo, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA
Salvador Moncada, University College London, UK & VIB, Belgium
Michael Potente, Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Gregg Semenza, Department of Pediatrics, Medicine, Oncology, and Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
M. Celeste Simon, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Inder Verma, Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, USA
Karen Vousden, The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK

Organizing Committee

Peter Carmeliet, VIB and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Ann Cheung, Scientific Editor, Cancer Cell
Nikla Emambokus, Editor, Cell Metabolism
Daniel Wainstock, Editor, Developmental Cell

The formation, function and remodeling of the vasculature is intimately linked to the metabolic needs of the tissues it serves - whether that tissue is an essential organ or a pathological abnormality such as a tumor. Tools to investigate the complexity of molecular, cellular, and metabolic interactions amongst different tissues in vivo have only recently become available; the fields of angiogenesis, cancer biology, and metabolism have accordingly made rapid and exciting progress. This interdisciplinary meeting will bring these three fields together in an effort to connect them while capitalizing on new technologies. Our speakers will present recent advances in our understanding of how molecular signaling, cellular dynamics, and metabolic regulation converge during normal development and remodeling and highlight how studying angiogenesis regulation, stromal plasticity, and endothelial microenvironment offer unprecedented opportunities for designing new therapeutic strategies.

Session topics will include:

  • Vessel Branching
  • Vessel Abnormalities and Metabolism
  • Cancer Metabolism
  • Feedback Regulation of Angiogenesis
  • Stromal Plasticity and Tumor Microenvironment

Organized by

Cell Symposia - Elsevier

Sponsor/Exhibitor

VIB

Jackson Immuno Research Europe Ltd.

Seahorse Bioscience

Medicyte

abcam

PerkinElmer

Supporting Publications

Cancer Cell
Cell Metabolism
Developmental Cell