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Past-Workshops on Lipid Mediators

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7th European Workshop on Lipid Mediators (7EWLM)

Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
September 12-14, 2018

 Plenary lectures

Chaperone-dependent S1P signaling
Timothy HLA (Children’s Hospital, Boston)

 Isoprostanes, Phytoprostanes, Neuroprostanes: Biomarkers and Bioactive Lipids
Thierry Durand (University of Montpellier, France)


Session 1. Lipid mediator receptors and signalling

miRNAs, mPGES1 and the 5-lipoxygenase pathway in cancer
Dieter Steinhilber (Goethe University, Germany)

Prostaglandins in cancer progression
Marina Ziche (University of Siena, Italy)


 Session 2. Lipid mediators in immune and inflammatory responses

From fish to cannabis – modulation of inflammation by n-3 PUFAs
Renger Witkamp (Wageningen University, The Netherlands)

Role of prostaglandins in neuro-immune regulation
Jon Lampa (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)


Session 3. Lipid mediators in vascular and metabolic diseases

Targeting the prostacyclin pathway: beyond pulmonary arterial hypertension
Jean-Luc Cracowsky (INSERM, Grenoble, France)

COX-2 and prostanoid pathways in the cardiorenal system: mechanisms and biomarkers
Jane Mitchell (Imperial College London, UK)


Session 4. Endocannabinoids

The endocannabinoid system in cancer - beneficial or damaging?
Christopher Fowler (Umea University, Sweden)

 The endocannabinoid system in the liver: novel perspectives
Sophie Lotersztajn (Inserm, France)


 Session 5. Lipidomics and advances in fatty acids and their derivatives

Functional Lipid Mediator Profiling in Establishing Disease Etiopathogenesis
Jesmond Dalli (William Harvey Research Institute, UK)

Lipidomics, Oxysterols and Lipid Mediators
William Griffiths (Swansea University, UK)