FibroHealth Symposium 2022
Lecture hall F101 at the Kontinkangas Campus, University of Oulu (Aapistie 7A)
FibroHealth Symposium 2022 is taking place on the afternoon of November 22nd, 2022 at the University of Oulu. We will have excellent speakers from our own University as well as external distinguished speakers. The theme of the symposium is fibrosis and how it relates to health and disease.
Save the date! You are most welcome to attend!
When: 22nd of November, from 12-16.30
Where: Lecture hall F101 at the Kontinkangas Campus, University of Oulu (Aapistie 7A)
Registration: The event is open to everyone. Please sign up by filling in this Webropol form to secure your catering.
Professor Johannes Kettunen, Biocenter Oulu, Faculty of Medicine
12.05-12.35 "JAK kinases in health and disease"
Professor Olli Silvennoinen, Helsinki Institute of Life Science, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki (remotely)
12.35-12.55 “The essential role of Th17/Treg cells in inflammation and fibrosis”
Associate professor Zhi Jane Chen, Disease Networks research unit, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Oulu
12.55-13.25 “Complement, fibroblasts and matrix in invasion and metastasis of skin cancer”
Professor Veli-Matti Kähäri, Department of Dermatology, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital
13.25-13.45 "Prostate cancer cells losing the grip"
Professor Aki Manninen, Biocenter Oulu Viral Gene Transfer laboratory, Disease Networks research unit, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Oulu
13.45-14.15 Coffee break
14.15-14.45 “Myofibroblasts and Macrophages: A Touchy Subject”
Professor Boris Hinz, St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto, Canada
14.45-15.05 “Steps towards understanding FINCA: From rare to common brain and lung diseases”
Associate professor Reetta Hinttala, Biocenter Oulu Transgenic and Tissue Phenotyping core facility, PEDEGO Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu
15.05-15.35 “Therapeutic perspectives for fibrosis in epidermolysis bullosa”
Professor Leena Bruckner-Tuderman, Dept. of Dermatology, Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Germany
15.35-15.55 “Brain electrohydrodynamics – novel findings, diagnostics and treatment openings”
Professor Vesa Kiviniemi, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oulu University Hospital; Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics, and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu
15.55-16.30 Casual networking session with refreshments and snacks
The event is co-organized by Profi6 Fibrobesity Research Programme and Biocenter Oulu.