Saturday, October 03, 2015

Munich Pittsburgh Lung Conference 2015

Precision Medicine: from molecular mechanisms to targeted therapy



Session 3 – Airway Disease II
Chairs: Fernando Holguin, UPMC & Erika von Mutius, CPC


Featured Lecture: “Biomolecular pathways define novel asthma phenotypes”
Sally Wenzel, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Short presentation: "Regulation of Inflammatory and Fibrotic lung injury through HECT domain ubiquitin E3 ligase KIAA0317"
Bill Chen, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Featured Lecture: “Phenotypes of childhood asthma"
Erika von Mutius, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital, Munich


Short presentation: “Roles of nitrite and metformin in severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and pulmonary hypertension in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (PH-HFpEF)”
Charly Lai, Pittsburgh Heart Lung Blood and Vascular Medicine Institute


Short presentation: “Lung Epithelial Lining Fluid Proteome Profiling for ILD Patient Stratification and Drug Target Discovery”
Herbert Schiller, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry Munich


Morning Lecture
Oliver Eickelberg, CPC
“Regulatory Aspects of Precision Medicine”
Julia Stingl, BfArM (Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices), Bonn

11:30-13:00Poster Session
Facilitators: Silke Meiners, CPC & Ana L. Mora, UPMC
11:30-13:00Fingerfood Lunch
13:00-15:30Session 4 – Cellular and disease phenotypes
Chairs: Bill Chen, UPMC & Georgios Stathopoulos, CPC

Featured Lecture: “Phenotypes and biomarkers of neonatal chronic lung disease”
Anne Hilgendorff, Comprehensive Pneumology Center


Featured Lecture: “Characterizing cell-to-cell heterogeneities during differentation"
Fabian Theis, Helmholtz Zentrum München


Short presentation: “Systems prediction of chronic lung allograft dysfunction: a challenge in progress”
Christophe Pison, Clinique Universitaire de Pneumologie Grenoble


Featured Lecture: “Precision medicine in genetically complex non-small-cell lung cancers”
Christine Fillmore, Harvard Medical School, Boston


Short presentation: “EGFR-targeted Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer Therapy”   
Deniz Bölükbas, Comprehensive Pneumology Center


Featured Lecture: “Precision medicine in clinical treatment of non-small cell lung cancer”
Gary Middleton, University of Birmingham


MPLC Award Ceremony
Presenter: Jürgen Behr, Comprehensive Pneumology Center


Conclusion and Outlook
Mark Gladwin, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Oliver Eickelberg, Comprehensive Pneumology Center

16:30   Coffee and Departure




Confirmed MPLC 2015 – Faculty

Christine Fillmore
Havard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Emma Grainger
Editor, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
London, UK

Anne Hilgendorff
Comprehensive Pneumology Center, Munich University Hospital, Munich, D

Stephen Holgate
University of Southampton, UK

Jillian Hurst
Science Editor, Journal of Clinical Investigation
Ann Arbour, MA, USA

Katrina Kelner
Editor, Science Translational Medicine
Washington, DC, USA

James P. Kiley
National Institute of Health/National Heart, Lung, and
Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA

Dr. Toby Maher
Imperial College London, UK

Gary Middleton
University of Birmingham, UK

Rama Mallampalli
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

David A. Schwartz
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA

Dean Sheppard
University of San Francisco, CA, USA

Julia Stingl
Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), Bonn, Germany

Fabian Theis
Helmholtz Zentrum München, Munich, Germany

Geert Verleden
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BE

Jørgen Vestbo
University of Manchester, UK

Erika von Mutius
Comprehensive Pneumology Center, Munich University Hospital, Munich, D

Jadwiga A. Wedzicha
Editor, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Imperial College London, UK

Sally Wenzel
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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