Programme

8:15 Registration & Refreshments

8:50 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Bellamkonda Kishore, University of Utah Health, USA

Session I: Purinergic Signalling in Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus
Moderator: Helle Prætorius

9.00 Hypothalamic UDP Increases in Obesity and Promotes Feeding via P2Y6-dependent Activation of AgRP Neurons
Sophie Steculorum, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Germany

9.40 Role of P2Y2 Receptor in Obesity and Insulin Resistance
Carolyn M. Ecelbarger, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA

10.10 Adenosine Signalling in DM and Associated Cardiovascular and Renal Complications
Mattias Carlström, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

10:40 Refreshments

Session II: Free Communications
Moderators: Carolyn Ecelbarger & Robert Menzies

11:00 Oral Communication # 1

11:15 Oral Communication # 2

11:30 Oral Communication # 3

11:45 Oral Communication # 4

12:00 Lunch and Poster Viewing & Networking

Session III: Purinergic Signalling in Renal Pathophysiology
Moderators: BK Kishore & Clair M. Peppiatt-Wildman

13.30 Role of CD39-adenosinergic Axis in Renal Pathophysiology
Simon C. Robson, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, USA

14.10 TBC
Jens Leipziger, Aarhus University, Denmark

14.40 Vascular and Inflammatory Actions of P2X Receptors in Renal Injury
Robert Menzies, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

15.10 Refreshments and Poster Judging

Moderators: Jens Brüning & Mattias Carlström

15.40 P2X receptors in Urinary Tract Infection – Pyelonephritis and Sepsis in Murine Models
Helle A. Prætorius, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

16.10 P2 Receptor Signalling and Medullary Blood Flow – Control by Pericytes
Claire M. Peppiatt-Wildman, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom

16.40 Open Discussion
Led by Simon C. Robson

17:10 Poster Prizes and Closing Remarks
Helle Prætorius, Aarhus University, Denmark

17.25 Symposium closes