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Confirmation: The 8th European Workshop on Lipid Mediators will be held on June 30 until July 02, 2021
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PROGRAM (update in progress)

8th European Workshop on Lipid Mediators (8EWLM)
‘A Marcus Wallenberg symposium’

Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
June 30th - July 2nd, 2021

Wednesday, June 30th

Educational SESSION

1st Sponsored SESSION
PGI2 analogues from bench to bedside

2nd Sponsored SESSION
Resolution of Inflammation

18:00 Welcome reception

 Thursday, July 1st

08:00-08:55 Registration. Coffee
08:55-09:00 Morning address by organizers

09:00-09:40 Opening plenary lecture

Bengt Samuelsson ( Nobel Prize Laureate, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden )
From Early Discoveries to New Drugs

SESSION 1. Lipid mediator research at the Karolinska Institute
Chairman: Olof Rådmark

09:40-10:20 (20 min each)
Jesper Z. Haeggström – The leukotriene cascade, molecular mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities
Magnus Bäck – Receptors for pro-resolving mediators in atherosclerosis

10:20-11:00 Coffee break Poster session and Exhibition visit

11:00-12:00 (20 min each)
Sven-Erik Dahlén – Lipid mediators in asthma and NSAID intolerance
Johan Kolmert – Molecular phenotyping of asthma using urinary eicosanoid biomarkers
Per-Johan Jakobsson & Charlotte Edenius – mPGES-1 background and phase I trial

12:00-13:00 (15 min each)
Karin Larsson – mPGES-1 in cancer
Eric Herlenius - Inflammation, Apnea and Inspiration
Jenny Mjösberg Lipid mediator regulation of ILC2 cells
Craig Wheelock – Novel linoleic acid mediators

13:00-14:10 Lunch

SESSION 2. Lipid mediator classes and structural chemistry

14:10-14:40 Joost CM Holthuis (University of Osnabrück, Germany)
Molecular dissection of ceramide-induced apoptosis using light-driven lipid probes

14:40 -15:10 Trond Vidar Hansen ( University of Oslo, Norway )
Elucidation of the Biosynthetic Pathways of the Protectins

 15:10 -16:25 3 speakers selected from abstracts

 16:25-17:10 Coffee Break : Poster session and Exhibition visit


SESSION 3. Enzymatic formation, receptors and signal transduction

17:10-17:40 Oliver Werz (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany)
Natural products that promote the lipid mediator class switch in inflammation

17:40 -18:10 Takao Shimizu (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Roles of PUFAs in vivo: from mediators to membrane

 18:10 -19:00 3 speakers selected from abstracts  

20:00 Gala dinner


Friday, July 2nd

8:30-9:15 Plenary lecture

Garret A Fitzgerald (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Cyclooxygenases; their products and inhibitors

Young Investigator Session

9:15–11:11 13 Young speakers

11:12-11:45 Coffee Break : Poster session and Exhibition visit

SESSION 4. Lipid mediators in disease and therapeutic approaches - I

11:45-12:15 Bruce D Levy (Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA)
Towards Targeting Pro-Resolution Pathways of Inflammation in Airway Disease

12:15 -12:45 Mauro Perretti (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Pro-resolving lipid mediators and the control of arthritis

12:45-14:00, Lunch

14:00-14:50 2 speakers selected from abstracts  

14:50-15:30 Awards ceremony

 SESSION 5. Lipid mediators in disease and therapeutic approaches - II

15:30-16:00 TBA

 16:00 -16:30 Philippe Legrand (Agrocampus Rennes, France)
Importance of animal and human fatty acid desaturases in nutrition and health

 16:30 -17:45 3 speakers selected from abstracts

 17:45 Adjourn : Workshop closing address by organizers



The venue:
Sune Bergströms Aula,

Eugeniavägen 3,
Karolinska University
Hospital. Stockholm.

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