08h30

Welcoming of Attendees - Registration

 

09h00

Opening ceremony

Vice-Rector of the University of Porto, to be confirmed
Director of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto
Director of the Biomedicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto
Chair of the Scientific and Organizing Committees

 

I Metabolic syndrome: focus on cancer

Chair: Elisa Keating
Department of Biomedicine, Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), Portugal

 

09h15

Effect of polyphenols on nutrient cellular uptake: relevance for cancer and metabolic syndrome

Fátima Martel
Department of Biomedicine, Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
i3S - Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, Portugal

 

09h45

Excess adiposity and genitourinary cancers

Ricardo Ribeiro
Tumor & Microenvironment Interactions, i3S - Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, and INEB - Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal;
Department of Clinical Pathology, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal;
Laboratory of Genetics and Environmental Health Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisboa, Portugal

 

10h15

The hepatic insulin/IGF1/PTEN signaling axis in metabolism and cancer

Michelangelo Foti
Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism, Diabetes Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland

 

10h45

Discussion

 

11h00

Coffee Break + Poster discussion

 

II Metabolic syndrome and Nutrition

Chair: Fátima Martel
Department of Biomedicine, Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
i3S - Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, Portugal

 

11h45

Western diet versus Mediterranean diet in the development of metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and cancer

Teresa Amaral
Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences of the University of Porto

 

12h15

Dietary cholesterol does not break your heart but kills your liver

Gerhard Püschel
University of Postdam, Institute of Nutritional Science, Department of Nutritional Biochemistry, Germany

 

12h45

Discussion

 

13h00

Lunch

 

III Metabolic syndrome: focus on cardiovascular disease

Chair: Rosário Monteiro
Department of Biomedicine, Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal;
i3S - Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, Portugal

 

14h30

The endothelial border to inflammatory and cardiovascular health

Anette Sams
Department of Clinical Experimental Research, Glostrup Research Institute, Copenhagen University Hospital Glostrup, Denmark

 

15h00

Metabolic derangements and the failing heart: consensus and controversies

Patrícia Lourenço
São João Hospital Center, Internal Medicine Department, Portugal

 

15h30

Cardiovascular disease and hepatic steatosis

Elisabete Martins
Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal

 

16h00

Discussion

 

16h15

Coffee Break + Poster discussion

 

17h00

Oral Communications

Chair: Rita Negrão
Department of Biomedicine, Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal;
i3S - Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, Portugal

 

18h15

FMUP choir

 

18h30

Closing Ceremony

Chair of the Scientific and Organizing Committees: Maria João Martins
Announcement of the Best Poster and Best Oral Communication Awards
Disclosure of the 10th Symposium in Metabolism