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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME
MONDAY, MAY 28
13.00 Registration
14.30 Meeting Opening
14.30-16.00 1st session - HDL genetics
Chairs
S. Calandra (Modena, Italy)
D. Kardassis (Heraklion, Greece)
14.30-15.00 Next generation sequening shows that HDL genetics is even more complex than anticipated; what is next?
J.A. Kuivenhoven (Groningen, The Netherlands)
15.00-15.30 Using Mendelian randomization to predict causality
A. Tybjaerg-Hansen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
15.30-15.45 Mechanisms of ABCA1 gene regulation in the liver
D. Kardassis (Heraklion, Greece)
15.45-16.00 Excess of rare non-synonymous gene variants in subjects with extreme levels of HDL-C: analysis of 197 lipid-associated genes
M. Motazacker1, J. Peter1, M. Treskes2, J.A. Kuivenhoven3, G.K. Hovingh1
1(Amsterdam, The Netherlands),
2(Hilversum, The Netherlands),
3(Groningen, The Netherlands)
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.15 2nd session - HDL functions, Part 1
Chairs
C. Sirtori (Milan, Italy)
A. Remaley (Bethesda, USA)
16.30-17.00 HDL, cholesterol efflux capacity and cardiovascular risk
F. Bernini (Parma, Italy)
17.00-17.30 Endothelial interctions of HDL
A. von Eckardstein (Zürich, Switzerland)
17.30-17.45 Cholesterol efflux and cholesterol loading capacity of sera from patients before and after LDL-apheresis
E. Favari1, M.P. Adorni1 , F. Sbrana2, M. Puntoni2, F. Bigazzi2, F. Zimetti1, F. Bernini1, T. Sampietro2
1(Parma, Italy), 2(Pisa, Italy)
17.45-18.00 Effects of inflammatory cytokines on HDL and apoA-I transport through endothelial cells
J. Robert, L. Rohrer, A. von Eckardstein
(Zürich, Switzerland)
18.00-18.15 Cyclosporine A impairs the reverse cholesterol transport from macrophages in vivo by reducing sterol fecal excretion
I. Zanotti1, D. Greco1, G. Lusardi1, F. Potì2, F. Bernini1
1(Parma, Italy), 2(Modena, Italy)
   
THUESDAY, MAY 29