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Metabolism in Health and Disease Conference 2019

May 24 - 27, 2019   |   Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco  Mexico
Organized by : Fusion Conferences Ltd
Specialties : Medicine   |   Oncology
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Metabolism in Health and Disease Conference 2019 is organized by Fusion Conferences Ltd and will be held from May 24 - 27, 2019 at Fiesta Americana, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

The target audience for this medical event is researchers interested in connecting metabolism to cancer, inflammatory diseases, stem cells and aging in both academia and the biotech/pharma industries. Interested researchers need to be on top of these interconnected fields and will want to participate in an international meeting serving as platform for presentation and discussion of the most up-to-date preclinical and clinical work emerging from them.

Conference Description:
The new millennium has seen a resurgence in our appreciation of metabolism as a central discipline in our understanding of human health and disease. Although the pathways necessary for ATP production and synthesis of macromolecules (nucleic acids, lipids, and amino acids) were elucidated decades ago, their role in determining cell fate or function has been uncovered only recently. The discovery that oncogenes and tumour suppressors reprogram nutrient uptake and metabolism in malignant cells has re-energized the field of cancer metabolism and more broadly stimulated a second “golden age” of disease-oriented research in biochemistry. Recent work has also shown that metabolites themselves influence signal transduction and gene expression, indicating a surprising degree of crosstalk between metabolism and other regulatory networks in cells and tissues. Metabolites are also important in communication between cells both within a tissue and systemically throughout the body. At this conference we will discuss the role of metabolism in controlling cell fate and function in multiple contexts including cancer, tissue regeneration, immune responses and aging.

Janelle Ayres (Salk Insitute), Kivanc Birsoy (Rockefeller University), Edward Chouchani (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), Heather Christofk (University of California, Los Angeles), Maralice Conacci-Sorrell (UT Southwestern Medical Center), Andy Dillin (UC Berkeley), Gerard Evan (University of Cambridge), Mark Febbraio (Garvan Institute), Douglas Green (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital), Marcia Haigis (Harvard Medical School), Russell Jones (McGill University), Brendan Manning (Harvard T.H. Chan), Christian Metallo (UC San Diego), Thales Papagiannakopoulos (NYU School of Medicine), Erika Pearce (Max Planck Institute), Jared Rutter (University of Utah), David Sabatini (Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research), Gerald Shadel (Salk Insititute), Celeste Simon (University of Pennsylvania), Poul Sorensen (The University of British Colombia), Matthew Vander Heiden (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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M. Celeste Simon
M. Celeste Simon

Molecular Biology

Karen Vousden
Karen Vousden


Marcia C. Haigis
Marcia C. Haigis

Cell and Developmental Biology

Navdeep S. Chandel
Navdeep S. Chandel

Physiology and Biophysics

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Abstraction date:
April 12, 2019

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Fiesta Americana
Blvrd Francisco Medina Ascencio 2477
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

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Fiesta Americana,

Blvrd Francisco Medina Ascencio 2477,

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico 48333,

+52 322 226 2100

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