European Association of Systems Medicine

» 2018 Utrecht Conference Program

2018 Utrecht Conference Program

      • WEDNESDAY, 7 NOVEMBER 2018

      • 09:00 – 17.00
      • OpenMultiMed COST TRAINING SCHOOL (Satellite Event)
      • 09:00 – 16.30
      • PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
      • 15.30 – 17.30
      • REGISTRATION
      • SESSION I.
      • OFFICIAL OPENING & RECEPTION
      • 17.30 – 18.00
      • OFFICIAL OPENING
        Pressing of the official coin of the 2nd International meeting on Systems Medicine
        & opening of the meeting
        Prof. Dr. Timothy R.D.J. Radstake (Vice Chair EASyM & Chair Scientific Committee)
      • 18.00 – 18.30
      • 1st Keynote speech: EU actions to advance personalised medicine
        Irene Norstedt, Personalised Medicine Unit in DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
      • 18.30 – 19.00
      • 2nd Keynote speech: Systems Vaccinology
        Prof. Dr. Bali Pulendran, Departments of Pathology and of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
      • 19.30 – 20.00
      • The newest challenge in research – facing the General Data Protection Regulations
        David Supple, Expert in GDPR compliance, Privacy Consultant, Zissou Projects ltd
      • 20.00 – 21.30
      • OPENING RECEPTION
        The opening reception will be held in the historical atmosphere of the conference venue “Muntgebouw”. Guided tours through the magnificent building will be offered. Enjoy the evening overlooking the monumental facade of the building and fire baskets through the glass wall from the room where the first coins are pressed.
      • THURSDAY, 8 NOVEMBER 2018

      • SESSION II.
      • WHAT TO DO WITH THE BUGS – KILL THEM OR EAT THEM
        Chairs: Prof. Dr. Aletta D. Kraneveld, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences of Utrecht University, The Netherlands & Prof. Dr. John F. Cryan, University College Cork, Ireland
      • 08.30 – 09.00
      • How mucosal immunity can steer joint inflammation in SpA: a translational medicine approach
        Prof. Dr. Dirk Elewaut, Unit Molecular Immunology and Inflammation, VIB Inflammation Research Center, Ghent University, Belgium and Department of Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
      • 09.00 – 09.30
      • Microbiome-gut-brain axis
        Prof. Dr. John Cryan from UC Cork/Microbiome Institute, Ireland
      • 09.30 – 10.00
      • The gut microbiome in health and chronic inflammatory disease
        Prof. Dr. Jeroen Raes, VIB-KU Leuven, Belgium
      • 10.00 – 10.15
      • Abstract: The role of TLR4 in the gut-brain axis in Parkinson’s disease: a translational study from men to mice
        Dr. P. Perez Pardo, Utrecht University, Faculty of Science, The Netherlands
      • 10.15 – 10.30
      • Break
      • SESSION III.
      • HOW TO BRING BIG DATA INTO CLINICAL CARE – PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
        Chair: Prof. Dr. Harald Schmidt, Dept. of Pharmacology and Personalised Medicine, Maastricht University, The Netherlands & David Gomez-Cabrero, King’s College London Dental Institute & Karolinska Institutet
      • 10.30 – 10.45
      • Abstract: Multiscale computational immunology
        Prof. Dr. Paolo Tieri, Italian National Research Council – Institute for Applied Mathematics, Italy
      • 10.45 – 11.00
      • Abstract: Effect of vedolizumab therapy on innate and adaptive immunity in IBD patients
        N. Mishra, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, UKSH, Kiel, Germany
      • 11.00 – 11.30
      • iKNIFE
        Prof. Dr. Ron M.A. Heeren, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
      • 11.30 – 12.00
      • Severe asthma fingerprints: from discovery to point of care (U-BIOPRED)
        Prof. Dr. Peter J. Sterk, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
      • 12.00 – 12.15
      • Break
      • SESSION IV.
      • HOW AND TO WHOM SHOULD WE TEACH SYSTEMS MEDICINE
        Chair: Prof. Dr. Damjana Rozman, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    • 12.15 – 12.30
    • Systems Medicine Education at Georgetown
      Prof. Dr. Sona Vasudevan, Georgetown University, USA
    • 12.30 – 12.45
    • A New Integrated Platform for Training in Data Science for Medicine
      Prof. Dr. Gerold Baier, University College London, United Kingdom
    • 12.45 – 13.00
    • Learn and Participate: Crowdsourcing of image annotations supports interactive teaching in Histopathology and involves medical students in Systems Medicine Research
      Prof. Dr. Friedrich Feuerhake, Hannover Medical School, Germany
    • 13.00 – 13.30
    • Lunch & posters
    • SESSION V.
    • SYSTEMS MEDICINE; FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END
      Chairs: Prof. Dr. Marta Cascante, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain & Prof. Dr. Werner Müller, Faculty of Life Science, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    • 13.30 – 14.00
    • Transcriptome profiling reveals progenitor plasticity and complex regulation of immune cells
      Dr. Aridaman Pandit, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    • 14.00 – 14.30
    • Dissecting disease and treatment endotypes by pathobiology in rheumatoid arthritis: towards precision medicine
      Prof. Dr. Costantino Pitzalis, Director Arthritis Research UK Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
    • 14.30 – 15.00
    • Metabolomics and organ-on-chip for systems pharmacology
      Prof. Dr. Thomas Hankemeier, Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (LACDR), Leiden University, The Netherlands
    • 15.00 – 15.30
    • Break
    • SESSION VI.
    • INDUSTRY-SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM
    • 15.30 – 16.30
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    • SESSION VII.
    • THE EXPOSOME AND SYSTEMS HEALTH
    • 16.45 – 17.15
    • Computational Gastronomy: An emerging data science of food, flavors and health
      Dr. Ganesh Bagler, Complex Systems Laboratory, Center for Computational Biology, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi), New Delhi, India
    • 17.15 – 17.45
    • The Exposome: System-atically connecting the Environmental to Health
      Prof. Dr. Ir. Roel Vermeulen, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Exposome Science | Utrecht University & Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    • 17.45 – 18.45
    • General Assembly EASyM
    • 19.30 – 23.00
    • GALA DINNER at the UNIVERSITY HALL (tickets available for € 50)
      The Gala Dinner will take place at the monumental University Hall in the centre of the city. It is Utrecht University’s ceremonial heart and public face.
    • FRIDAY, 9 NOVEMBER 2018

    • 9.00 – 10.00
    • Guided poster tours
    • SESSION VIII.
    • FROM PATIENT STRATIFICATION TO NOVEL DISEASE CLASSIFICATIONS (TAXONOMY). SOME RECENT EXAMPLES
      Chairs: Prof. Dr. Anke-Hilse Maitland, Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands & Prof. Dr. Andre Franke, Faculty of medicine, University of Kiel, Germany
    • 10.00 – 10.20
    • Molecular handprints in asthma and how to translate to clinical care
      Åsa Wheelock, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    • 10.20 – 10.40
    • Network-based disease classification – de novo and non-de novo endophenotyping in cancer
      Prof. Dr. Jan Baumbach, Chair of Experimental Bioinformatics, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    • 10.40 – 11.00
    • From molecular profiling to precision medicine in pancreatic cancer
      Dr. David K. Chang, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    • 11.00 – 11.20
    • Systems modelling of cell death pathways to explain glioblastoma resistance
      Prof. Dr. Jochen Prehn, Centre for Systems Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland
    • 11.20 – 11.30
    • Discussions
    • 11.30 – 11.50
    • Break
    • SESSION IX.
    • BIG DATA FROM AND FOR THE PATIENT
    • 11.50 – 12.20
    • Whose data is it anyway? Embedding the patient perspective in EULAR’s policy work on research
      and healthcare
      Sören Haar, European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), Brussels, Belgium
    • 12.20 – 12.40
    • Exploring the exposome: a new paradigm on using patient data
      Drs. Tjitske Bezema, Founder Immunowell, The Netherlands
    • 12.40 – 13.00
    • Patient data: a family physician’s point of view
      Prof. Dr. Igor Švab, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    • 13.00 – 13.30
    • Lunch, Awards, Prizes
    • 13.30 – 14.15
    • Closing Keynote speech: A systems approach to patients with COPD: underlying mechanisms and innovations in management
      Prof. Dr. Josep Roca, University of Barcelona, senior consultant at Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, senior researcher at IDIBAPS, Adjunct Professor at the University of Sourthern Denmark (Odense)
    • 14.15
    • Closing of conference
      Prof. Dr. Charles Auffray
    • 14.30
    • Adjourn