Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

The stellate cell myofibroblast transition in pathological organ remodelling

Interuniversity Seminar for PHD program in Medical Sciences - 22nd of April 2005

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Program

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8 h 30 Registration and coffee

Morning session

Chair person: Chris Van Schravendijk (Brussels)

9 h 30 - Biology of stellate cells
Speaker : Albert Geerts (Brussels)

10 h 00 - Role of stellate cells in remodelling of the liver
Speaker : David Brenner (New York)

10 h 30 - Stellate cell apoptosis in liver and pancreas
Speaker : Dieter Haussinger (Düsseldorf)

11 h 00 - Interactions between stellate cells and local progenitor cells
Speaker : Tania Roskams (Leuven)

11 h 30 - Panel Discussion

12 h 00 - Lunch with possibility for informal discussion

Afternoon session

Chair person : Valeer Desmet (Leuven)

14 h 00 - Stellate cells and MMP mediated tissue remodelling
Speaker : John Iredale (Southampton)

14 h 30 - Regulation of capillary blood flow by stellate cells
Speaker : Hendrik Reynaert (Brussels)

15 h 00 - Neural signal propagation by stellate cells
Speaker : Jude Oben (London)

15 h 30 - The stellate cell in tumorigenesis
Speaker : Fernando Vidal-Vanaclocha (Bilbao)

16 h 00 - General discussion and round-up of the symposium

16 h 30 - Informal drink

Registration

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Location

Address: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Faculteit Geneeskunde & Farmacie, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels (Jette) - Building A, Auditorium Vanden Driessche

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To reach us by car - train - bus - subway:

Car

Exit 9 from ring around Brussel .
Follow signs AZ-VUB.

Train

Line Brussel-Noord / Denderleeuw / Aalst / Gent and line Brussel-Noord / Dendermonde. All connections from the provinces via Brussel-Noord; from there bus 14 to AZ-VUB.

Bus

Line 14 from Brussel-Noord. - The bus also stops at subwaystation Simonis and Belgica, from there to AZ-VUB.
Line 13 from subwaystation Simonis. than to AZ-VUB.
Line 84 subwaystation Beekkant / AZ-VUB / Heizel.
Line 53 Neder-over-Heembeek / E. Bockstaelplein (Laken) / Jette-station / AZ-VUB.
Line BW en LW Londerzeel / Wemmel / AZ-VUB / Noordstation.
line 221 Zaventem-station airport / Vilvoorde station / Strombeek / AZ-VUB.
line VJ from Vilvoorde via Strombeek.

Subway

Station Simonis. From there bus 14 or bus 13
Station Belgica. From there bus 13


 

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